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The missing ‘market’ for agriculture

Write to the AuthorAgricultural TradeFarmer Suicides 24 June 2018 - India’s farmers face an existential crisis. Dramatic protests, demands for loan waivers and mounting suicides are...

Registration of informal land sales

Write to the AuthorLandTelangana 08 August 2016 - In Warangal, Telangana, Guram Muttaya holds up the A4 size plain paper, tattered edges already eating into the...

What’s working, what’s not

Write to the AuthorLabour IssuesPublic Funds 28 July 2016 - In a country where 56.6% of the workforce, according to 2011 Census data, is employed in...

Withering public consultations

Write to the AuthorBio DiversityEnvironment 09 June 2016 - There is a law to protect biological diversity in India – the Biological Diversity (BD) Act, 2002....

Extraction exceeds recharge

Write to the AuthorWater 20 May 2016 - Earlier this month, Members of Parliament in Lok Sabha discussed the situation of drought and drinking water crisis...

Rays of hope for the ‘local’ in Meghalaya

Write to the AuthorBio DiversityAdivasis 19 March 2016 - Meghalaya is a delightful, hilly state carved from the erstwhile state of Assam in 1972. Fabled for...

How sustainable are the SDGs?

Write to the AuthorAgricultureEnvironmentPoverty 09 December 2015 - The Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), which are a set of development goals framed by the United Nations in...

Wadi: A model for sustainable tribal livelihood

Write to the AuthorFood SecurityAdivasis 14 August 2015 - Dasmantpur is a tribal block in Koraput district of Odisha. Here, on the hilly and denuded land,...

‘Sarso mein IP ka tadka’ leaves local farmers in the dock

Write to the AuthorGM CropsGovernment opinions 29 June 2015 - Can the provisions on farmers’ rights in India’s intellectual property (IP) law on plant varieties help...

Reversing fate through love for land, forests and water

Write to the AuthorForestsAdivasisOdisha 03 June 2015 - “A good crop will last till June-July while a bad crop lasts till March-April. How can we survive?...

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Tensile and Versatile

Steel is known for its stiffness, high durability capacity and toughness which makes it a go to and safe construction material for builders. BY BINDU...

High Above the Ground

The dip in real estate is allowing tower cranes to flourish in the infrastructure segment. BY TEAM CW Tower cranes have ubiquitous across skylines in most...

Long Lasting Wonder

High Pressure Laminate (HPL) are cost-effective and enhance the thermal performance of a building. BY TEAM CW High Pressure Laminate or HPL is the direct descendent...

Road Runners

New rules for road construction, novel methods and maintenance responsibilities has pushed contractors to build better roads & highways. BY JAYASHREE KINI MENDES Development of roads...

Regular checks on under construction high-rises in Chennai High-rise buildings with a height...

This is a key feature of the Tamil Nadu Combined Development and Building Rules, 2019, five years after an 11-storeyed tower under construction collapsed...