Environment protection has slid to the lowest ebb in the 100 days of the Narendra Modi’s government. Clearing projects have become a norm rather than exception and there is scant even for the finest green and wildlife areas in the country. Read more
The most vocal BJP leaders in the opposition have suddenly fallen silent. Thanks to them becoming ministers and a new reality — one way communication through social media — donning them. Read more
The UPA government’s bid to use the Food Security Law to create positive impact for Congress in the forthcoming general elections may not happen.
Every penny we pay extra for solar power is not helping the Indian solar industry but the ones in United States and China. Read more
It is election time again and the Election Commission is back in business with the usual toothlessness. Read more
Election Commission has given a real challenge to social activist fight Anna Hazare, who has announced a war against corruption. Read more
A question many are asking this week with oil prices increasing by record 13th time in less than two years and food inflation crossing nine-month high of over 12 % and the government expressing helplessness to deal with the situation. Read more
There is a need to change the Right To Information law, as suggested by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, but to strengthen it, not weaken.
PM Singh has rightly pointed out concerns of the government but these concerns need to be looked in the context of what the transparency law has done to governance in India. Read more
It is one story that none of India’s top economist wants to talk about. The cost India had to pay to pursue high GDP growth rate, especially in terms of environmental degradation. Read more
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