France has been in the grip of a wave of strike against economic reform measures set in by the president Nicolas Sarkozy. The transport workers initiated the strike on November 13 against plans to

For services the marginalised need

The invitation was innocuous. The Confederation of Indian Industry cii the grouping of the large and most powerful industries was convening a meet on forests. The purpose, said the invitation which reached us by chance ,

The charade over the oil price hike has been played out. On the one hand, the government pleads helplessness given the spiralling oil prices globally, on the other hand, the opposition right and

Rules being framed for disinvestment of natural resource based PSUs

SC clamps down on mining in Kudremukh National Park

Call it paranoia or plain silliness. But it is amazing. The Centre for Science and Environment cse has been studying gas pricing in the country to assess how environmentally acceptable fuels can be

At a time when USA is banning MTBE , Indian public sector companies, with the blessings of the petroleum ministry babus, are promoting its use

The Indian Oil Corporation, a public sector company, was reluctant to provide clean diesel to Delhi when asked by the Supreme Court. But after a private sector industrial group, Reliance, offered to supply it, the company rushed to do the same. The pu