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Constitutional morality is rooted in the constitution: Justice DY Chandrachud

There is a huge social prejudice and discrimination in society both in law and beyond law and the path to change society is a difficult process. "It is bound to take time and requires wider social partnership,” said Justice Dhananjay Ch

Even with sufficient funds, several projects under MCGM delayed: Report

The Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s (MCGM) presented the budget for the FY 2017-18 which have highlighted current state of financial management. A report released by Janaagraha Centre for Citizenship and Democracy has provided an o

6 percent reduction in tobacco use in India: GATS 2

Tobacco consumption in India has decreased by 6 percent among the adult population. As per the latest GATS 2 (Global Adult Tobacco Survey), tobacco consumption among adults aged 15 and above has come down from 34.6 percent in 2009-2010 (GATS1) to

Centre approves plan for setting up 12,000 MW solar PV power projects

The centre has approved the ministry of new and renewable energy’s proposal for implementation of the central public sector undertakings (CPSUs) scheme phase two for setting up 12,000 MW grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects

PM lays foundation stone for high and low voltage sub-stations in Arunachal Pradesh

Foundation stone for seven extra high voltage (EHV) sub-stations and 24 low tension (LT) sub-stations was recently laid by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh. The project aims to meet the national objectives of affordabl

EIL inks a pact with Mongolia for consultancy for oil refinery

An agreement was inked between the ministry of petroleum and natural gas’s PSU Engineers India Ltd and the Government of Mongolia through Mongol Refinery, state owned LLC on the sidelines of PETROTECH-2019 event in Greater Noida. &

PM commissions Srinagar-Alusteng -Drass-Kargil –Leh transmission line

Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated the 220 kV Srinagar-Alusteng-Drass-Kargil – Leh transmission system to the nation to ensure uninterrupted power supply to Ladakh round the year. The move would give a fillip to the tourism sector and en

Indian Railways receives 8.74 lakh tonnes of rail from SAIL

State-run SAIL supplied 8.74 lakh tonnes of rail to Indian Railways against the demand of 11.45 lakh tonnes by the national transporter in 2017-18 fiscal.   The information was given by minister of state for steel Vishnu

BHEL clinches Rs 350 crore order for railway line electrification

Maharatna enterprise, BHEL has now forayed into the field of track electrification.   BHEL said that against stiff international competitive bidding, it has bagged an order for electrification of 440 track kilometers (TK

It’s time for Ola, Uber to come to Goa

Famous for its scenic beaches and a blend of Indo-Portuguese culture, Goa is a favourite destination for tourists – Indians and foreigners alike. But the state which draws so many tourists every year offers a dismal transportation facility.

Interview with a changemaker

On first meeting Rokeya (name changed for confidentiality reasons) you wouldn’t take her for a fighter. She comes across as a shy, soft-spoken person. She is 24 years old now, stays in a village in North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal w

Power play

With renewable energy catching up with conventional power in India due to a host of positive developments, its share in the energy mix is continuously rising. From 13 percent in 2013, it has crossed 20 percent in overall power capacity of the coun

‘Internet for all’: Only way forward

Safer Internet Day celebrated on February 5th is a global initiative to make the Internet a better and safer place for everyone. This year`s slogan is "together for a better internet”- a call to action for people to join together and pl

Why Ayushman Bharat is a game-changer

Mahatma Gandhi said, “It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver.” Development of the health sector from primary up to the tertiary sector in an economy triggers a series of socio-economic developmental mileston

18 prominent remarks made by Piyush Goyal in his budget speech

Piyush Goyal, who presented the interim budget of 2019-20, made a number of significant statements in his speech. H

Budget 2019: Here is the budget simplified in numbers

The interim budget for 2019-20, presented by the interim finance minister Piyush Goyal, introduced new sch

Interim Budget 2019 rides high on elections

The interim budget for 2019-20, presented by the interim finance minister Piyush Goyal, is predictably focused on the coming elections. From agriculture to defence, and pleasing the middle class, the budget aims to keep everyone happy. 

Where water is lethal

Well water in about 400 villages along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab is laden with deadly arsenic. The World Health Organisation (WHO) sets a safe limit of 10 micrograms of arsenic per litre in water for drinking. In many wells on both sides

Prime minister to inaugurate Salt Satyagraha Memorial

On the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary, prime minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the “National Salt Satyagraha Memorial” at Dandi, Gujarat on January 30. The memorial is a tribute to the 80 marchers who ac

India needs to change its attitude towards Hepatitis C

 It is estimated that between six million to 11 million persons are infected with Hepatitis C annually. In India, the population prevalence of Hepatitis C is around 1 percent, which amounts to an estimated 12 million. This was revealed at the

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