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Past articles by Esha:

Fossil fuel-related items contributed 20% to India’s annual rate of inflation between April-May 2022: Report

While subsidies for renewable energy have gone up over the last year alone, the support for fossil fuels is still four times what renewable energy receives in India, says the report by Cambridge Econometrics. → Read More

Country watching how one man outweighs so many: PM Narendra Modi to Opposition

‘The more dirty allegations Opp hurls, more lotus (BJP) will bloom,' PM Narendra Modi said. → Read More

In fiery speech, Mallikarjun Kharge hits out at Centre, brings up Adani, BBC documentary

Leader of Opposition Mallikarjun Kharge’s speech in the Rajya Sabha was strongly objected to by the treasury benches and Chairman Jagdeep Dhankhar, who asked the Congress president to ‘authenticate’ his accusations. → Read More

Budget 2023: Inclusive development first among ‘saptarishis’, but not much for women and SC

Budgetary allocations for women-specific schemes Mission Vatsalya, Mission Shakti, the Nirbhaya Fund and the SAMBAL scheme, which includes Beti Bachao Beti Padhao, Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana and One-Stop centres, have shown no increase. → Read More

India plans to shift to solar, wind power by 2025; to save $19.5 billion a year: Study

Data by the Global Solar Power Tracker and the Global Wind Power Tracker rank India among the top seven countries in terms of prospective renewable power. This can avoid the use of almost 78 million tonnes of coal annually. → Read More

More pilgrims than infra, waste disposal lacking: NGT panel on key pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand’s Char Dham trail

Over 23 lakh pilgrims visited the Char Dham sites between April and November last year. → Read More

In 2021, land subsidence similar to Joshimath was found in nearby Raini village

Recommending the evacuation of the Raini village, the survey and report found that the village was vulnerable and required slope stabilisation to keep it from subsiding further. → Read More

Manipur police quiz editor after he raises questions on govt’s anti-drug drive on TV

Human Rights Defenders Alert has accused police of illegally searching the Hemantakumar Ningombam’s home and arbitrarily detaining him for four hours, but police say they just had a 'cordial discussion' with him. → Read More

RSS-linked magazine targets Amazon, says funding conversions

“E-commerce giant Amazon is financing the Christian conversion module run by American Baptist Church (ABM). There is a possibility of a money laundering ring run by multinational companies and ABM to fund India’s huge missionary conversion mission,” the magazine said. → Read More

COP 27: India to stress action on climate finance by developed countries

COP 27 will be held between November 6 and 11 at Egypt's Sharm el-Sheikh. → Read More

Our funds, our curriculum: Darul Uloom sees no need for affiliation with UP madrasa board

Says madrasas meant for religious teachings, students can learn other subjects in other schools; govt has said affiliation not on agenda → Read More

Shrinking biodiversity: 69% drop in wildlife populations in nearly 5 decades, shows report

“Rising temperatures are already driving mass mortality events, as well as the first extinction of an entire species. Every degree of warming is expected to increase these losses and the impact they have on people,’’ said the report. → Read More

Unemployment nearly doubled in quarter immediately after lockdown was announced: study

The government’s Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) defines unemployment as people who are seeking or are available for work. → Read More

Only 16% of human trafficking cases in 2021 saw convictions: NCRB data

While the data on convictions was not available for 11 states, as many as eight states and three Union territories saw no convictions at all. → Read More

Rajasthan Dalit boy’s death: BJP, BSP criticise Congress govt; Scheduled Caste panel to send team

Class 3 student Indra Kumar, studying in Jalore’s Saraswati Vidya Mandir, was beaten up by the upper-caste teacher, Chail Singh, on July 20. Singh has been arrested by Rajasthan police and booked for murder and under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. → Read More

Human-caused climate change made UK heatwave 10 times likelier, says study

Twenty-one scientists collaborated to assess to what extent human-induced climate change altered the likelihood and intensity of the heatwave in the UK and the rest of Europe. → Read More

Over 35.5% kids stunted, govt releases target to curb malnutrition

Percentages down from NFHS-4, but India still has huge malnutrition burden, say experts. → Read More

Opposition sticks to demand for discussion on price rise, disrupts Rajya Sabha

Amid sloganeering, the Rajya Sabha was adjourned thrice – first time by Vice-Chairman Harivansh, and then twice by Dr Sasmit Patra who was in the Chair. → Read More

Three million children in India missed DPT dose in 2020 because of pandemic: Unicef

Uganda and Pakistan fared well, with the former maintaining high levels of routine coverage and the latter using catch-up efforts to return to pre-pandemic levels, says a report. → Read More

One million species at risk of extinction, warns report

The report says that humans depend on 50,000 wild species for various things, including food, energy, medicine, material and other purposes, directly depend on 10,000 species for food and that over-exploitation is one of the main reasons for biodiversity degradation. The IPBES Assessment Report on the Sustainable Use of Wild Species has been carried out over four years by 85 leading experts from… → Read More