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Tigers and cover-ups: Exposing scandals hidden in forests

In a world of self-styled tiger experts, lack of research and scandalous cover-ups, eminent conservation biologist and wildlife crusader Raghu Chundawat’s book “The Rise and Fall of the Emerald Tigers…” is a bold, audacious and eye-opening account of the biggest systemic failures and wrongdoings in

Congress again approaches CAG over Rafale ‘scam’

The Congress, for the second time in as many months, on Thursday approached the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) Rajiv Mehrishi, seeking an audit of the Rafale fighter jet deal amid alleged corruption in the defence deal with France. A party delegation including former Union

Union Minister Smriti Irani shown black flag in Bihar

Union Minister Smriti Irani was shown black flags on Thursday by Swarn Sena activists in Bihar’s Gopalganj district, following which angry BJP and its Yuva Morcha workers severely beat up a protestor, police said. “Some youths waved black flags at her and shouted slogans against

MGIEP’s International Youth Campaign on Kindness for the SDGs

In India, South Africa, Pakistan and Mexico, youth participated in activities ranging from blood donation camps, food distribution drives and mass cleanups and celebrated the power of acts of kindness. The global launch of UNESCO MGIEP’s campaign witnessed mass participation from youth in four countries – South