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  • Sugar’s Bitter Policies

    March 20, 2010 11:55 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    At Rs 50 per kg sugar prices have never been so high. With sugar prices soaring, prices of all sugar linked productssweets, mithais, tea etc.have also sky-rocketed. Not only will festivals for most become a drab affair, children’s wailing for... View Article

  • Sheer Hypocrisy

    March 13, 2010 12:25 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    The wages of being a soft State are coming home to roost. Instead of being defensive, as the Governments usually are, in dealing with Naxalites or other terrorists problems, the Maosits or Naxalites, by whatever name we may choose to... View Article

  • Do Pro-People Legislations Actually Work For The Poor?

    March 6, 2010 12:37 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    After three years of fighting for his right to unemployment allowance under NREGA, and to find out under the RTIA why the allowance has been withheld and the erring authorities not been penalised, Kailash Nayak has got nothing. And to... View Article

  • Dangerous Endangerment

    February 27, 2010 1:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Tigers are an endangered species in india. In fact the population is dwindling very fast and if no concrete effort is made to end the poaching then the chances of the tiger population surviving the next decade are very bleak.... View Article

  • A New Framework For Sustainable Mining

    February 6, 2010 5:30 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    As the demand for minerals grows, the huge revenues generated from it are all too often fuelling conflicts and human rights violations, increasing poverty and undermining sustainable development. The new legislation the government is introducing must ensure transparency in allocation... View Article

  • Modern-Day Slaves In A Globalised World

    January 30, 2010 10:59 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Blue-collar workers from developing countries often sell everything they own to get a job in the land of milk and honey. An increasing number of these ‘guest workers’ in the US are being exploited and forced to live in inhuman... View Article

  • Jihadism in 2010 The Threat Continues

    January 23, 2010 11:42 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    As long as the ideology of jihadism survives, the jihadists will be able to recruit new militants and their war against the world will continue. The battle will oscillate between periods of high and low intensity as regional groups rise... View Article

  • Migration And Aids Menace In Orissa

    January 16, 2010 11:54 am Published by Leave your thoughts

    Two years ago, dreaming of a better future Bula had left for Mumbai. Son of a daily labour, the twenty seven year old Bula of Padmavati village under Purushottampur block in Orissa’s Ganjam district hadn’t had the luxury of education.... View Article

  • Neem, Garlic And Green Chillies Recipe For A Bumper Crop

    January 9, 2010 3:24 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

    Veera Narayana was once a desperate farmer in drought-hit Andhra Pradesh, spending Rs010,000 in chemical inputs per acre of watermelon crop. Today, he is the guru of organic farming in Singanamala block, his watermelon harvests healthy and his input costs... View Article