May 09, 2015 01:00 AM
A number of civil society organisations have drafted an open letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for lodging a strong protest with the govt over the recent crackdown on various nonprofits.
Apr 20, 2015 05:19 PM
Brick kiln workers are unskilled and illiterate and they are unaware of government subsidies, writes Sumnima Udas.
Apr 14, 2015 05:37 PM
Depression alone accounts for around 3% of the total burden of disease in India, writes Rahul Shidhaye.
Apr 02, 2015 01:15 PM
The performers of such art are ordinary citizens; they are farmers, agricultural labourers, school and college going student write Martha Farrell & Rajesh Tandon.
Mar 11, 2015 03:50 PM
The national elections in Sri Lanka demonstrated the people's resolve to share in the future of their country, says Jeffrey Feltman, the UN political chief.
Feb 23, 2015 04:35 PM
The consistently low allocations of below 5 percent of the total Union Budget for the needs of children needs serious reflection, writes Puja Marwaha.
Feb 12, 2015 04:40 PM
There is a need for greater collaboration between private sector companies to improve food security in eastern India, writes Vijay Nazareth.
Jan 06, 2015 03:50 PM
Antony Gnanamuthu examines different definitions of ‘resilience’ as followed by various authors and organizations.
Jan 02, 2015 02:50 PM
There are murmurs of the Jadavpur University Community Radio Station going off air on social media, all of which throw up a number of questions, writes Bijoy Patro.
Dec 19, 2014 03:49 PM
In reality, there is no scientific evidence to prove that genetically-modified foods are not harmful for your health, writes Devinder Sharma.
Dec 10, 2014 11:00 AM
Physicians have an extremely important role to play in tobacco control, write Dr Hayden McRobbie and Dr Rajmohan Panda.
Nov 12, 2014 03:40 PM
Unless the fees spent for the medical education is subsidizedor waived off, working in Government seems least attractive for doctors, writes Giridhara R Babu.
Nov 10, 2014 01:09 PM
Melinda and I first called for eradication back in 2007 along with Margaret Chan, who runs the World Health Organization, writes Bill Gates.
Nov 03, 2014 11:35 AM
Several thousand Kailash Satyarthis continue to carry on their hard work, unheard and unsung, writes Rajesh Tandon.
Nov 01, 2014 08:00 AM
As children grow older, there’s a tendency to ignore play time, but even they need unstructured time to play and explore, writes Rutu Mody.
Oct 21, 2014 01:19 PM
People’s participation was a prerequisite to address the challenges facing the environment, said Prakash Javadekar, India’s Minister for Environment, Forests & Climate Change.
Oct 01, 2014 10:00 AM
Surrogacy is now a million dollar industry resulting into livelihoods for thousands of poor women in India, writes Renu Pokharna.
Sep 04, 2014 06:40 PM
We should address with utmost of speed the challenges of malnutrition and unemployment, the Indian minister said.