Research reveals that liberals and conservatives in the United States diverge about their beliefs regarding climate change. We show empirically that political affiliation also matters with respect to climate related risks such as flooding from hurricanes. Our study is based on a survey conducted 6 months after Superstorm Sandy in 2012 of over 1,000 residents in flood-prone areas in New York City. Democrats’ perception of their probability of suffering flood damage is significantly higher than Republicans’ and they are also more likely to invest in individual flood protection measures.

The overwhelming mandate to the NDA government in 2014 is based on its promise of ‘Achche Din’ and ‘Sabka Saath and Sabka Vikas’. As the government is approaching mid-term, the socio-economic impact of its policy decision is becoming more evident.

Tourism potential lies untapped; migration of youth continues

KOLKATA: Ashden India Renewable Energy Collective - a group of Ashden award winners have sent a note to the major political parties in the state like Trinamool and CPM as to what plans they have to

Effective management of land erosion and water and promoting organic farming are some of the key features in sustainable development and ecological protection agenda showcased in manifestos by poli

The conditions imposed by the amendment to the panchayati raj law in Haryana have not only excluded a large section of the population from contesting elections but have also deprived voters of their right to choose. All appropriate measures must be undertaken to ensure that these exclusionary conditions are withdrawn.

After 2010, two Indian generic companies started local plants in South Africa, attempted to partake in the morally loaded politics of antiretroviral therapy, and complied with broader affirmative action policies there. This article analyses a variety of sources and tries to lay bare the nexus between drug manufacturers, the state, and civil society organisations and tries to contextualise them in the anthropological theories of public health and humanitarian aid.

The rich natural heritage of the geographically-diverse West Bengal has now become a motif for the Election Commission to attract voters to polling booths.

The Kerala Paristhithi Aikyavedi, an umbrella organisation of environmental groups in the State, has released a green development agenda for political parties to incorporate into their manifesto fo

Rhino has become a major election issue in Assam this time. It is the precious one-horned rhinoceros that stands out in Assam’s wildlife protection areas, especially Kaziranga National Park.

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