Senior reporter, Down To Earth
#FitnessChallenge: A life cycle of challenges I throw at PM Modi
Being conceived is like being punished to a slow death owing to environmental pollution that needs a reality check
When politicians endorse child marriage, you have to shout 'Beti bachao'
In a recent event, BJP MLA Gopal Parmar said that child marriage is the solution to many problems like ‘love jihad’, elopement and divorce
Funding crime but claiming immune to judicial process
The IFC-funded power project is destroying livelihood of fishermen in Gujarat, but the funding agency is hiding behind an immunity law
Where are the doctors’ bodies when common man suffers due to poor treatment?
Notwithstanding lack of government support, the medical associations are strangely absent whenever the needy suffers due to unethical practices, …
Why are boys more malnourished than girls in India?
Going by a recent study on malnutrition in children in 10 Indian cities, parental bias for boys could be pushing them closer to junk food
Restrictions on airing condom ads is absurd at best
The least that the government could have done is issue guidelines for such advertisements
Will Modi keep his power promise?
The NDA government is more than 2,000 days behind schedule for providing electricity to all households in India
When tribals are forced to change food habit
Conservation laws restricting access to forests have impacted food habits of tribals
Insurance not a good way to improve health infrastructure
On Monday the Prime Minister once again reiterated the provision of healthcare insurance up to Rs 1 lakh per year to citizens living below …
Modi Sarkar’s big budgetary miss: Malnutrition
Having the highest number of malnourished children in the world, India cannot afford to overlook this fact
Long wait for justice for pregnancy test drug victims
Victims of hormonal drug, Primodos, in UK have been seeking justice for over 40 years now
Science and the Indian politician
If India conducted its first nuclear test many centuries ago, why did we wait till 1974 AD to conduct our second test in Pokhran? Where did all …
Guardian sisters of Aruna Shanbaug
At a time when questions are being raised about ethics in medical practice, the nurses and staff members of KEM hospital who took care of their …