Indian government agency falsely claims no ecologically sensitive area exists within 10 km of a proposed sand mine

Private agencies are often accused of cutting corners when it comes to taking environment-protection measures while seeking environmental clearance for various projects, however, what if a government agency resorts to the same?  Express has found that the Telangana State Mineral Development Corporation (TSMDC), in its Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report…

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How India destroys nature – 10 examples

The terrible glacier disaster in Uttarakhand's Chamoli district once again started the conversation around reckless developmental activities that are major contributors to unfortunate calamities, even if not always the prime cause of their occurrence.

While the exact cause behind the Uttarakhand tragedy is still being ascertained, these events are a grim…