Jadhav-Hanging-in-Balance

Jadhav hanging in balance

With the interim order by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) that stayed the death sentence of the Indian prisoner...

A-Pretty-Sad-Environment

A pretty sad environment

This is a very special occasion for us at Parliamentarian. And hence a very special edition. In 1972, the United Nations...

Raisina-Hills-Modis-Next-Supplicant

Raisina hills modis next supplicant

Who will occupy the Rashtrapati Bhavan next? The titillating search for an answer will engage politicians in the corrido...

Dust-in-our-Eyes

Dust in our eyes

Two important though unrelated events took place in India during May this year that might help people gauge the importan...

Green-Films-that-spell-Red

Green films that spell red

The alarmingly swift degradation of the environment has for long been a pressing concern for filmmakers, especially thos...

Stolen-Future

Stolen future

In the spring of 1998, I visited the Darjeeling tea gardens on a commission by the WWF Kolkata Regional Office, to check...

Predicting-is-Protecting

Predicting is protecting

The Mumbai floods of 2005 and the total immobilisation of the financial capital of the country first woke India up to th...

Wildlife-Supreme-support

Wildlife supreme support

The distance is about 300 km. It may take five to six hours by car during the day, but it may take 15 to 16 hours if you...

Data-debated-deaths-denied

Data debated deaths denied

The alarmingly swift degradation of the environment has for long been a pressing concern for filmmakers, especially thos...

Kerala-Kedarnath

Kerala kedarnath

If Kerala is God’s Own country, then Munnar is heaven! Holiday seekers, nature lovers and wildlife fans converge at th...

March-of-the-APPLE

March of the apple

For those who visited the high altitude villages of Tokto and Asrang about a decade ago, the sight is pleasant: there ar...

CLIMATE-CLASSROOM

Climate classroom

Thirteen year old Sohail was one with the lowest attention spans in his class at Sarvodaya Co-ed Senior Secondary School...

The-Sinking-Heaven

The sinking heaven

You may think that I am making up stories. Actually, coming to think of it, the tale of our island over the last two dec...

CHOKING-INDIA

Choking india

One summer afternoon, I got this disturbing phone call from a resident of Pitampura in Delhi, (name withheld). He was un...