The Price of Paris

Though India promised to reduce emissions at the Paris meet, it faces a huge financial hurdle of $2.5 trillion and several challenges before it...
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...
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...

Unlearning: Laws, flaws and show-cause

What do you think life in law school is like? Is it dull and bookish like all your elders tell you? Or is it...
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...

Paranoia engineering

The banning of a student group on this prestigious campus for being critical of the government has shown how precarious freedom of speech is...

Turning Garbage to Gold

Despite various cleanliness campaigns, huge amounts of waste lie untreated in India. An expert panel has prepared a report on the effective ways to...
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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...
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Aravallis: Landing a Deal

Above: The Aravallis are constantly facing onslaught from builders and the mining mafia. Photo: indiamike.com Government officials are trying to deforest over 52 acres in...
Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Ganga and Yamuna: Relief Floods In

Above: Heavy encroachment spills onto the banks of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi in Devprayag. Photo: Anil Shakya In two reassuring moves, both the NGT and the...

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