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Wednesday, Sep 18, 2019
Chetan Chauhan

Chetan Chauhan

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Chetan Chauhan heads regional editions as Deputy National Affairs Editor. A journalist for over 20 years, he has written extensively on social sector with special focus on environment and political economy.

articles by Chetan Chauhan (3612 results)
Sep 17, 2019 17:14
That 2019 has not been a good weather year is an understatement. If the present trend continues, the year is heading to become one of the most disastrous, at least in the past two decades, in affecting people. read more
Sep 16, 2019 00:15
Data recorded close to 1,800 extreme rainfall events this monsoon, more than half of which were in August, underlining the expanding impact of climate change in the June-September monsoon, which accounts for 70% of India’s annual rainfall. read more
Aug 30, 2019 22:10
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data on missing children for 2016 --- the last available record --- reports higher number of missing children (63,407) than what is estimated through the WCD ministry’s child tracking website. read more
Aug 22, 2019 10:01
In all, 2,300 tigers have been killed and illegally trafficked since the turn of the century, the report said. Around 40.5% of these were from India, said the report of conservation group, Traffic, looking at 19-years of tiger seizure data from across... read more
Aug 16, 2019 23:42
India has already experienced more “extreme rainfall periods” in 2019 as compared to 2018, but there are also large pockets of the country affected by drought-like conditions due to the unequal distribution of rainfall. read more
Aug 16, 2019 22:37
Wholesale prices of horticulture produces have fallen this year with few takers in flood-hit upmarket markets of south and central India read more
Aug 15, 2019 13:53
Not just auto, the demand for fruit is also low. The wholesale prices of many horticulture produces such as apple, pears, watermelon and pomegranate have fallen this year primarily because of the dip in the demand read more
Aug 08, 2019 23:48
An area getting more than 204 mm of rain within 24 hours is defined as an extreme rainfall event by the IMD. read more
Aug 07, 2019 18:14
Home minister Amit Shah did not speak on the matter of jobs during the debate in the parliament that concluded in the abrogation of Article 370 and Article 35 A. read more
Aug 01, 2019 17:21
The tiger estimation report shows that the flora and fauna in the tiger landscapes of Shivalik Hills and Gangetic Plains, Central India and Eastern Ghats and southern Western Ghats has improved despite people living there, leading to tigers colonising... read more
Jul 19, 2019 00:34
Floods, which are an annual phenomenon in Assam, have marooned 30 of the 33 districts of the state affecting around 4.28 million people, according to the state disaster management authority officials. read more
Jul 04, 2019 21:44
The CPCB has recommended a minimum penalty of Rs. 50,000 for institutions, commercial complexes and townships. read more
Jun 12, 2019 07:53
However, 2019 seems to be on course to break a 31-year-record. The most number of heatwave days (33) recorded in India were in 1988 (the records have been kept since 1984 onwards). For 2019, IMD data shows that there have been 32 heatwave days so far... read more
Jun 12, 2019 07:16
The Capital, which sweltered on its hottest June day in history on Monday (48 degrees Celsius) recorded as maximum temperature of 45.4 degrees Celcius at Palam in spite of a spell of light rain in the morning. read more