India is gigantic — it's the world's second-most crowded country with almost 1.4 billion individuals — and its size presents uncommon difficulties to battling COVID-19.
“We barely have any land. If that too is gifted to [billionaires], then what will we eat?”
The demonstrators are requesting that Mr. Modi repeal farming laws that would limit the public authority's job in horticulture and open more space for private financial specialists.
"The nationwide Janta Curfew on March 22, 2020 and lock down since March 24, 2020, have resulted in significant improvement in air quality in the country, as revealed by data analysis and comparison of data for time before enforcement of restrictions."
George Stacey, an environmentalist at Norvergence: “I’ll never forget Bhopal Gas Tragedy- a man-made catastrophe resulted in the death of over 4,000...
Nearly 2 million people in the northeast state of Assam are at risk of being rendered stateless in India after the government...
The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.
The international community can only hope that the carnage and chaos of February was the last in a tragic series of encounters between nuclear neighbors that could otherwise lead South Asia to devastation and the world to nuclear winter.
As India’s agrarian crisis deepens, so too will the social unrest, which may force future elected officials to take action on the growing demands of India’s powerful rural populace.