Corbett National Park: A Wild Ride

Corbett National Park: A Wild Ride

Above: The Jim Corbett Tiger Reserve was established to protect the endangered Bengal tiger Moves to construct a road through Corbett National Park were abandoned...
Plagiarism: Caught Copying

Plagiarism: Caught Copying

~By Meha Mathur In the otherwise vitiated atmosphere in higher education, there is almost uniform response to the new regulations on plagiarism approved by the...
Taj Mahal Monumental Decay!

Taj Mahal: Monumental Decay!

Above: UP government’s vision document mentions the need to close polluting industries around Taj After repeated censures by the Supreme Court and the NGT, the...
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Toxic Flows the Ganga

Above: Devotees performing achamana in the river/Photo: UNI The NGT has pointed out that if cigarette packs can carry health warnings, people can also be...
Jadavpur University restores admission tests

Jadavpur University restores admission tests

~By Sucheta Dasgupta It is both a vindication and a setback. After a couple of flip-flops, a hunger strike and much heartburn, West Bengal’s premier...
Plastic waste piled up near a drain in Mumbai

Use of Plastics: A Half-baked Idea

Above: Plastic waste piled up near a drain in Mumbai Though the intention of the Maharashtra government to ban plastics was good, it provided no...
Cops lathicharge protesters in Tuticorin on May 22

Sterlite Industry in Tuticorin: Exploding Discontent

Above: Cops lathicharge protesters in Tuticorin on May 22/Photo: UNI Massive protests in Tuticorin are the culmination of environmental damage by a polluting company...
Preserving the Taj Mahal: A Herculean Task!

Preserving the Taj Mahal: A Herculean Task!

Taj Mahal needs experts from different fields to restore it to its pristine beauty rather than a bureaucrat-ridden and ignorant ASI, which was pulled...

Illegal Sprawl in Nainital: Paving Paradise

Above: (L to R) Taxis parked outside a hotel in Nainital/Photo Courtesy: www.bcmtouring.com There is much angst over a court directive that only after tourists...
Parking is now a messy affair in Chandigarh, sans any discipline/Photo Courtesy: hellotricity.in

Illegal Sprawl: “City Beautiful” Turns Ugly

Above: Parking is now a messy affair in Chandigarh, sans any discipline/Photo Courtesy: hellotricity.in Chandigarh is witnessing a construction spree as it is being converted...

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