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How economic and environmental concerns are stalling mega power projects in TN

Across the country, 16 UMPPs were planned. Of this, only two were actually built and both are stranded assets.

Watch: These are the laws in India against domestic violence

Domestic violence is a social evil prevalent all around us. It is high time that we stop ignoring it and start equipping ourselves to deal with it.

Watch: What are MPLADS funds, and why you should care

MPLADS gives Rs 5 crore to each MP in India that they can use in their constituency to fulfil the needs of the people who live there.

Watch: What you need to know about contracting HIV through blood transfusions

TNM explores what is HIV, what you should know about it and how to prevent its spread.

Araku’s coffee is world-famous, but why are its farmers still struggling?

While coffee grown in Araku is sold at premium prices, farmers growing it don’t even get Rs 100 a kilo for the same coffee fruit.

Watch: For these Andhra coffee farmers, fair prices and profits are far from reality

Araku coffee is famous across the world for its taste, flavour and aroma but for the farmers who grow it, this global recognition means absolutely nothing.

Watch: Why the state of maternal healthcare in AP’s tribal region is dismal

Lack of roads forces pregnant women to trek to the nearest motorable road by foot, with the result that Maternal Mortality Rate is shockingly high in this region.

Why Karnataka’s sanitation workers are against privatisation

While regularisation of jobs for pourakarmikas has shown some benefits, those hired through private contractors continue to be victims of unfair practices.

The vanishing reservoirs: How Hyderabad is neglecting two of its oldest water sources

The Osmansagar and Himayatsagar were built to protect Hyderabad from flooding and also provide drinking water to its citizens. Yet encroachments and apathy from the government threatens their future viability as major water sources.

Dirt paths, makeshift stretchers: Why maternal health is dismal in AP’s tribal region

Lack of roads forces pregnant women to trek to the nearest motorable road by foot, with the result that Maternal Mortality Rate is shockingly high in this region.