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Anupam Chakravartty

Anupam Chakravartty

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Turtle turnaround

22 Jan 2017 4:10 PM GMT
Worldwide, the most successful conservation efforts have been those where local communities were made active stakeholders in conservation programmes....

Blind spot in Namami Gange

5 Jan 2017 9:23 PM GMT
Winters are extremely hectic for Sushma Patel, a vegetable grower in Uttar Pradesh’s Chunar town. Her farm is in the fertile plains of Ganga where...

Golden thread of misery

28 Nov 2016 10:44 PM GMT
Saima Bibi, a resident of Varanasi’s Nakki Ghat, has mastered the 500- year-old craft of making intricate motifs and fine zari works on silk saris...

A phoenix of a tribe

26 Nov 2016 9:35 PM GMT
When forest officials burnt down their makeshift houses near Derula village in 2012, people of Odisha’s nomadic Pauri Bhuyan community could have...

Rights overruled: Forestland in India

31 May 2016 9:34 PM GMT
When Jual Oram, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, wrote to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik earlier this year, he fanned a simmering...

More forest fires in Bastar than in Pauri Garhwal

11 May 2016 9:26 PM GMT
Bastar district in southern Chhattisgarh has witnessed more forest fires between April 1 and May 5 this year compared to Uttarakhand’s Pauri Garhwal,...

Did the Budget benefit marginalised sections?

2 March 2016 2:53 AM GMT
Delivering the 2016-17 Budget speech, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the government will partner with Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and...

Reclaiming space: Baigas get a home

5 Feb 2016 9:49 PM GMT
Living in the dense sal forests of Maikal Hills, where streams intersect their homesteads, the Baigas in Dindori district of Madhya Pradesh have...

Black Beauty for a better future

22 Dec 2015 10:10 PM GMT
Not very long ago, black rice (Oryza sativa) was forbidden in China. Not because it looked poisonous for its black colour, but because it had...

TN yet to learn from disasters

5 Dec 2015 9:55 PM GMT
With 269 deaths and half the coastal districts including major areas of state capital Chennai under water, Central and state authorities were...

Cutting cost and saving environment

2 Nov 2015 10:14 PM GMT
Nishchay Kashyap, 23, has stopped asking his parents for his fuel expenses. Pursuing a postgraduate degree from Delhi University’s Faculty of Law,...

Double blow for India’s environment

25 July 2014 8:52 PM GMT
The environment of coal-rich Singrauli region, a critically polluted industrial region spread over eastern Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh, faces a...
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