Monthly Archives: April 30, 2019

  • Cows and confusion in Uttar Pradesh

    April 24, 2019

    Stray cows have become a major menace in India’s most populous state, but voters are confused about who to blame and if it is an issue they should consider while voting

  • Polls and pollution along the Ganga

    April 23, 2019

    Water, air and soil are all polluted in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state; but no campaigner in this election season talks about it, and voters do only when reminded

  • Photo feature: Ganga back to dirty ways

    April 22, 2019

    Within a few weeks of the end of the Kumbh Mela in Prayagraj, the Ganga is again flowing dirty and lean, as the water released from the Tehri dam in Uttarakhand has been stopped again, and pollution continues unabated

  • The curse of hydropower?

    April 19, 2019

    A new global study on the effects of hydropower dams on conflict, poverty, economic growth, debt and environmental effects finds that beneficiaries are far away, while those who lived near the projects suffer the most