VK Bahuguna

VK Bahuguna

More tigers bring newer challenges

More tigers bring newer challenges

Tuesday, 10 September 2019 | VK Bahuguna

Issues like conditions of forests, prey base, livelihood of fringe forest dwellers, tribals and so on need to be taken up on a priority basis so that the big cats don’t come in conflict with people On the occasion of the International Tiger Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the 2018...

Return our green cover

Return our green cover

Thursday, 28 March 2019 | VK Bahuguna

The draft National Forest Policy is by and large well-conceptualised. It seeks to modernise  management practices while keeping in mind challenges posed by climate change After several years of deliberations and counters, the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has finally decided to draft a fresh legislation to replace the...

A requiem for a true Indian

A requiem for a true Indian

Wednesday, 20 March 2019 | VK Bahuguna

Erudite and brilliant politicians like Manohar Parrikar are born once in a century. They are the saving grace for their class as public hopes and aspirations hinge on them Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar died on March 17 after battling pancreatic cancer for more than two years. A pall of gloom...

Stop the flame of the forest

Stop the flame of the forest

Monday, 04 March 2019 | VK Bahuguna

India’s reserves are already under a lot of stress, they cannot afford more losses in biodiversity as it happened in the Bandipur fires. It’s a wake-up call for the Government and officials Last week’s forest fires in Karnataka must serve as a reminder that forest management in our country is in...

Give other half the right to live

Wednesday, 27 February 2019 | VK Bahuguna

Being migratory workers, those in the informal economy have been denied their due. It’s time the Government takes note of this valuable social capital The 16th Lok Sabha’s five-year tenure came to an end on February 13 and political leaders said goodbye to each other in a rare bonhomie and are...

Political economy of tribal development

Political economy of tribal development

Tuesday, 22 January 2019 | VK Bahuguna

Reinstating the fundamental right to property is just one area that the Government must work upon to ensure tribals get their due. What is needed is to encompass tribal welfare as a core value of forest management Tribal development (especially adiwasis) has been a hot topic of discussion for ruling Governments...

State Editions

Punjab launches three-day polio vaccination drive

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Punjab appeals farmers to shun stubble burning

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

IN Brief

16 September 2019 | PNS | Chandigarh

Road safety is a concern, so is steep traffic fine

16 September 2019 | Nishu Mahajan | Chandigarh

Memories of Simla goes back to British India

16 September 2019 | PNS/Dr Gaurav Sanjay/Dr BKS Sanjay | Ranchi

Sunday Edition

The bare necessities Simple ideas that matter

15 September 2019 | Tim de Ridder | Agenda

Heal self For a better world

15 September 2019 | Sant Rajinder Singh | Agenda

Correct your self-image

15 September 2019 | Ajit Kumar Bishnoi | Agenda

Astroturf | Watch over your karma

15 September 2019 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Talktime | ‘I felt like an actor after doing LSD’

15 September 2019 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Pickle me pink

15 September 2019 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer