Government wants forest land for Sabarimala pilgrims

Ritual offering, survival food, index of sophistication: what s pagan about northeast India s penchant for wild meat?

Temple elephants live in utter misery

No body knows for sure how the ragi bandwagon started, but all of a sudden the urban elite became curious about the grain. Today, it is being minutely scrutinised by a few truth seekers while eateries make a beeline for its cuisine

Both India and China are ancient civilisations possessing characteristic indigenous knowledge of conservation of natural ecosystems. The Chinese have recognised the potential of traditional knowledge and regard religious forests as an asset and an importa

Firecracker industry launches drive against noise pollution laws

Can this tribal community in the Nilgiris survive the concrete trappings of civilisation? Tarun Chhabra on the eco friendly Todas

Can peace be ensured by sacrificing animals? Nepal's King Gyanendra thought it could and in doing so invited the wrath of animal activists. After he offered animal sacrifices at temples in Guwahati

In what is claimed to be the first

the environmental protection movement as we know and see it today was launched by sensible, rational people who had begun to discover early in the 1960s that the present pace of development,