The Western Ghats. Photo: Supriya Aggarwal

Slow strides in placid Palakkad

2 min read . 20 Jul 2018
The Uttarakhand judgement delivered this month came in response to a 2014 public interest litigation by Mohammad Saleem, a resident of the Hindu holy town of Hardwar, seeking the removal of certain encroachments on a stretch of a Ganga waters canal in Dehradun district. Photo: Hindustan Times

Rights of rivers, hard to enforce

4 min read . 24 Mar 2017