Ever since the Supreme Court sc ordered closure/relocation of polluting units in Delhi, which subsequently left nearly 50,000 people jobless, it has often been debated whether a conflict exists between environment conserva
World Bank : The World Bank has said that India has become "home to majority of the world's poor" and the rate of poverty reduction in the country has "dramatically slowed down" in the current
Restrictions on jhum cultivation, large scale immigration and timber smuggling have made Tripura an environmentally poor state
The world has sufficient resources to accelerate progress to accelerate progress in human development for all and to eradicate poverty. According to the United Nations Development Programme's Human
The public distribution system (PDS) , one of the India's oldest and most far-reaching public safety net schemes , has perhaps been the least efficient of the country's anti-poverty programmes. A
The World Bank is launching a new study on poverty in India even as basic health and education services remain distant for many of its poor with gaps galore in the coverage and effectiveness.
Even the "sensitive" Sen has failed to understand ecological poverty"
Current economic growth patterns: the rich get richer, the poor get poorer. Take a look at the patterns of consumption between 1975 and 1995. The world's richest people - only 20 per cent of
The change in the mindset of the rural people and in the ecology is extraordinary. The mental poverty has gone
Forfeiting our commons
The Lancet’s Series on Maternal and Child Undernutrition
President Obama's grand climate plan does not add up
Climate change can no longer be ignored
NGO demands withdrawal of Niyamgiri gram sabha notificatio