Environment Ministry diluted the law that regulates land use along India’s coastline after the draft was closed for public input.
The protocol on recording deaths during the Covid-19 pandemic comes from ICMR. But, on the ground, things play out differently.
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Around 173 people have been killed in Jharkhand after being labelled as witches since 2014.
The ruling National Democratic Alliance government has weakened environmental protection rules.
Here’s a look at 2019 in five infographics.
Since what she alone can do is limited, Kinake has trained various kathjis (caretakers) within families.
India’s suicide rate stood at 16.5 suicides per 100,000 people in 2016, according to the WHO report.
In Maharashtra, only 1.2 percent medical shops stocked abortion pills.
The Act neither defines a minimum wage nor lays down a methodology for determining it.
Jammu & Kashmir is considered among the most militarised regions in the world, indicative of an alarming human rights situation.
India’s shift to a green economy could add 3 million jobs in the renewable energy sector alone by 2030, estimated the ILO.
Internal migration, both within a state and across states in India, improves households’ socioeconomic status.
“Article 370” superseded the popularity of online-search words such as “jobs” and “taxes” in India.
The solar park project has been functional since April 2012. It sits on what used to be the pasture for the region’s herders.
Environment ministry exempted Rs 19,400 crore pending railway projects from process of seeking forest permits.
BMC’s fire-and disaster-management budget for Mumbai declined 38 percent over three years to 2020, shows an Indiaspend analysis.
The downturn has affected not just labourers but also contractors.
Budget allocation to agriculture rose 92% from Rs 67,800 crore in the revised estimates for FY19 to Rs 1.3 lakh crore in FY20.
Rs 56,000-crore ‘afforestation’ fund threatens India’s Adivasis as they must give up the land that provides them livelihood.