Municipal authorities are opting for capping as a solution to the problem of mixed waste at dumpsites. Bio-remediation and bio-mining may be more desirable.
August 29, 1978, Forty Years Ago: The government beat a hasty retreat in the Lok Sabha and withdrew its motion seeking leave to introduce the Constitution (Forty-eighth Amendment) Bill.
I was an unintended beneficiary multiple times of Kuldip Nayar’s fame and reputation because I am his namesake, a Malayali journalist who spells his surname just as Kuldip Nayar did.
The state stands to lose a historical opportunity to rejig its development agenda, and protect is people and assets after the devastating floods.
Kuldip Nayar’s lifelong work was to speak truth to the powerful.
A year after Doklam, India and China are expanding engagement. They must also move on the border dispute.
Food as political signalling: It’s a fine tradition that runs from Upendra Kushwaha to Gunter Grass.
With Naval Petty Officer Bhatt, who died in the previous night’s clashes, the total deaths come to three, according to police, and five, according to non-official sources.
Statistical estimates on the economy are sacred and need to be treated as such.
Look closer and see how these descriptions have less to do with principle, more with contingency.
The best way to help farmers realise better prices is by ensuring more buyers — not by threatening them.
Under a limited procurement system, government would procure excess farm produce and leave rest to be cleared at market price. For it to work, MSP must not be at a level to which market price will not rise.
US is debating use of private militias in Afghanistan. Can it prevail over Pakistani army’s hybrid war using the Taliban?
Her not being the ‘ideal victim’ must not be used to undermine her story.
Being a politician, J&K’s new governor can be an effective interlocutor for reviving the dialogue process.
Introducing a weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.
Schemes to develop skills, provide financial inclusion and uphold dignity are ensuring that women become a part of the growth story
Patna High Court gag order on Muzaffarpur shelter home case will come in the way of efforts to uncover state failures. It must be reviewed.
It’s difficult to both, ask for, and accept help. Those lakhs of stranded people in Kerala who have lost homes and livelihoods must also face the frustrating modern conundrum, that not everyone who wants to help, may be permitted to.
Lead IPL investigator’s revelations raise serious questions about cricket’s court-monitored clean-up.