Child Safety: Eye for Students

Child Safety: Eye for Students

Above: A Delhi High Court bench of Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and Justice V Kameswar Rao  said that there is no privacy issue in...

Saving the Great Indian Bustard

The population of this majestic bird has declined alarmingly, especially in Rajasthan, but conservation efforts could once again see it flying high  By Prakash...
Schools need to provide students with a safe learning environment. Photo: UNI

Punishment in Schools: A “Detention” Room for Students?

This controversial rule of some schools could well go against the Juvenile Justice Act and invite legal action ~By Sujit Bhar Schools and their rules have...
Sophia is the world’s first robot citizen in Saudi Arabia

Meet Sophia and SAM

Above: Sophia is the world’s first robot citizen in Saudi Arabia With the creation of the first robot citizen and AI-powered virtual politician, will the...
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...
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...
Workers harvest cotton in a field on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. Photo: UNI

Herbicide-Tolerant Cotton: Dangerous Fluff

An unapproved variety of cotton is grown extensively in India and proves that governments have scant regard for intellectual property and the rule of...
The Sisamau Nala in Kanpur discharges the largest amount of untreated waste into the Ganga

Foxed by the Ganga

In a shocking lapse of duty, the NGT has found that those responsible for the Namami Gange project were not only ignorant about basic...
The Okhla Timarpur Waste to Energy plant, managed by Jindal Urban Infrastructure Limited. Photo: Anil Shakya

Poison in the Air

NGT’s judgment allowing the operation of the Okhla Waste to Energy plant has brought environmental jurisprudence into question and jeopardised the lives of those...
Big corporations often eye natural resources, leaving tribals to fend for themselves

Chhattisgarh: Tribal Rights in Peril

In an apparent defiance of the Forest Rights Act, the state government has bypassed the will of residents of 20 villages in Hasdeo-Arand region...

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