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2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doom
science

2018 in Wildlife: Gir lions, 'man-eater' Avni, dead elephants echo drumbeats of doom

It’s going to take a lot more than dedicated officers and conservation groups to save India’s wildlife.

Forest Rights Act: Why are Chhattisgarh tribals up in arms over non-implementation of legislation, Centre's new conservation policy?
India

Forest Rights Act: Why are Chhattisgarh tribals up in arms over non-implementation of legislation, Centre's new conservation policy?

Even a written assurance may not hold good in a region where informed consent is a remote concept and the tribes can be plucked out of the forest and dumped just about anywhere

Supreme Court slams illegal constructions in Delhi, says rule of law has 'completely broken down'
India

Supreme Court slams illegal constructions in Delhi, says rule of law has 'completely broken down'

The rule of law over sanction to construct buildings has "completely broken down" in Delhi, the Supreme Court said on Thursday, expressing concern over rampant illegal constructions in the national capital

Man-animal conflict: Elephants, tigers have killed 1,100 people across India since 2014
India

Man-animal conflict: Elephants, tigers have killed 1,100 people across India since 2014

Conflict with wild animals, mostly elephants and tigers, has killed more than 1,100 people across India in the past three years (2014-17).

The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India's wetlands. But is this the best way?
Life

The Draft Wetlands Rules aim to protect India's wetlands. But is this the best way?

Wetlands are the natural kidneys of our planet, and in India, they deserve much more than what the Draft Wetlands Rules 2016 propose

Boon for construction sector: New building bye-laws to do away with multiple approvals via single-window clearance
Business

Boon for construction sector: New building bye-laws to do away with multiple approvals via single-window clearance

The new bye-laws outline a structural framework for single window integrated building plan approval process

Odd-even plan is temporary, we have a long-term solution for Delhi's pollution: Prakash Javadekar
India

Odd-even plan is temporary, we have a long-term solution for Delhi's pollution: Prakash Javadekar

Delhi's experiment with odd-even car days was a "short-term solution" but the union government was putting in place steps which would result in a permanent solution on the rising level of air pollution, says a senior minister.