Jun 26, 2012 07:38 PM
Despite India's Wildlife Protection Act now entering its 40th year, wildlife in the country continues to decline due to poaching and trading. This was the unanimous voice of delegates at a book launch organised by the Delhi-based research organisation, TERI.
[Illegal trade] [Wildlife] [Biodiversity] [Conservation] [India]
Jun 04, 2012 07:40 PM Churning the Earth: The Making of Global India, recently released by Penguin, chronicles the developmental processes of the last fifteen years and their enormous footprint on the environment and the social fabric of India. Excerpts from the book.
May 30, 2012 02:14 PM
May 17, 2012 03:02 PM The book brings to life, international philanthropic celebrities like Bill and Melinda Gates, Warren Buffet, the Tatas, Azim Premji, and makes you realise your power to do good.
May 03, 2012 12:41 PM
As the world marks World Press Freedom Day today, the new book No Woman's Land supported by the United Nations Women, features the collection of voices from over 30 women reporters on episodes of harrowing assault and inspirational bravery, in contexts from conflict to civil unrest.
[Gender] [Feminist Movement] [United Nations] [Media]
Apr 05, 2012 12:45 PM A Hindi publication Paryavaran ki Raajneeti- The Politics of Environment is a crisp compilation of some of the selected editorials of environment activist Sunita Narain, that were published by the leading Hindi dailies of the country.
Feb 23, 2012 11:45 AM
Praful Bidwai's book The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis: Mortgaging Our Future presents an insightful and stern view on climate change and a corresponding advocacy to prevent this change.
Jan 30, 2012 05:39 PM
Talking to OneWorld, Arun Maira, Member of India's Planning Commission, talks about his book Transforming Capitalism-Improving the world for everyone and how corporate social responsibility could shape environment action.
[Environment] [South Asia] [Corporate social responsibilty] [India] [Economy]
Jan 14, 2012 12:05 AM In an e-mail interview with OneWorld, police officer Veerendra Mishra talks about his latest book, Community Policing- Misnomer or Fact? which analyses the conceptual variances and factors that impede smooth collaboration between the police and the public.
Jan 10, 2012 04:50 PM
Arun Sinha's book Nitish Kumar and the Rise of Bihar traces the journey of the Indian state of Bihar through changing ideologies and governance to become one of the fastest developing states.
[Governance] [India] [South Asia]
Dec 28, 2011 11:12 AM
Poor Economics draws from the rich experiences of authors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo in development economics and argues that ground trials are the best way to devise economic theories for the developing world.
Sep 02, 2011 06:47 PM
Re-visioning Indian Cities published by SAGE traces the journey of Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission of India since its inception to its current form. The book elaborates upon India's scaling urban problems amidst its fast growing economy.
[Development] [South Asia] [India] [Governance]