India’s pollution problem seems far from over with 22 of its cities being in the top 30 list of the most polluted cities in the world. This might be a good time to look at global models that successfully combated the menace.
The latest proposal by NITI Aayog suggests large scale transformation of Little Andaman island located at the southern end of Andaman and Nicobar Islands. But conservationists think it’s a recipe for disaster.
Since Independence, Punjab has enjoyed a place of pride among Indian states as the breadbasket of the nation. But behind this fancy title is a tale of meteoric rise and gradual decay of the state’s agrarian economy.
The bonhomie between the Tatas and the Shapoorji Pallonji Group was example of trust and ethics in the corporate world. That and more was dented with the unceremonious exit of Cyrus Mistry from Tata Group.
Uttar Pradesh has a law that can make inter-faith wedding a crime. If anyone can prove forced conversion in mixed marriages, the punishment could be up to 10 years in jail. Multi-cultural India has a lot at stake here.
The Centre has given approval for setting up Public Wi-Fi Networks across the country. This has triggered a discussion over the usage of public Wi-Fi, its scope, limitations and how far it would help bridge India’s digital divide.
The Rs 20,000 crore construction exercise for India’s new Parliament building has met with criticism. Many call it wasteful expenditure at a time the country’s economy and polity are at the crossroads.
This is not a new story. This is in fact a very old story. India’s internet penetration is abysmally low in comparison with its peers and the digital divide is only getting more alarming. Here’s a status report.
Countries in Southeast Asia and Pacific region have joined hands to create RCEP, the world’s largest trade agreement. India had withdrawn from the deal negotiations last year. What is India missing out on by deciding to sit out?
Studies show our fascination towards Reality TV stems from not-so-innocent desires and the habit reflect elements such as dysfunctional families, inferiority complexes, a penchant for voyeurism and more.