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  • Swadeshi A Perspective Presentation

    September 4, 2010 2:32 pm Published by

    A friend of mine Mr Jindalji a retired civil engineer gave me the book “India Unbound” written by Mr Gurucharan Das. It is needless to say that it is an excellent rendering of the Indian scenario particularly after the 1991... View Article

  • Building Harmony Through Mosques

    August 28, 2010 11:48 am Published by

    In October this year when Guru Ki Maseet, a semi circular three-domed mosque located in Sri Hargobindpur, a bustling town in Gurdaspur district of Punjab state, will be thrown open for prayers, life for Punjabis (the residents of the state)... View Article

  • India’s Energy Target Is Still In Dark

    August 21, 2010 10:57 am Published by

    The government this year has raised the budgetary allocation for power sector by more than double from INR 2,130 crore to INR 5,130 crore. But the future of National Electricity Policy claiming electricity for all by 2012 is still in... View Article

  • Mining Vultures

    July 31, 2010 1:06 pm Published by

    Illegal and unregulated mining in Rajasthan has systematically destroyed forests, devastated the Aravallis, played havoc with the water resources of the state and caused environmental hazards, which have resulted in large-scale deaths. Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot has decided... View Article

  • Sun, Clear Sky And Cold Weather The Indo-Pak-China Triangle

    July 24, 2010 1:45 pm Published by

    The Indian military has evolved a new doctrine of Cold Start, having Pakistan at the focal point. Fresh research indicates that Pakistan’s ISI is not only colluding with but basically pumping the Afghan insurgents. Pakistan defends itself by citing the... View Article

  • Is Rajya Sabha Losing Relevance ?

    July 17, 2010 2:18 pm Published by

    The recent biennial election of the Rajya Sabha (RS), the ‘permanent’ chamber of the Indian Parliament (India has given up the traditional nomenclature of ‘upper’ and ‘lower’ chamber) which re-constitutes itself by re-electing one-third of the house every two years,... View Article

  • Inferno

    July 10, 2010 2:50 pm Published by

    Presently, Mamata Banerjee and her party are busy rejoicing. They have taken over the mantle of the Kolkata Municipal Corporation. The new mayor has replaced the old aristocratic ‘advocate’ mayor of the ‘Red’ days. In this backdrop, can the present... View Article

  • Bhopal Tragedy An Eyewitness Account

    July 3, 2010 3:37 pm Published by

    Year ago, where the Supreme Court of India reduced the charge of culpable homicide not amounting to murder to mere negligence on those booked for responsibility in the Bhopal Gas tragedy (BGT), there was not much outpouring of public anger... View Article

  • The Relentless Pursuit Of Extreme Energy

    June 26, 2010 10:37 am Published by

    A new oil rush endangers the Gulf of Mexico and the planet. Yes, the oil spewing up from the floor of the Gulf of Mexico in staggering quantities could prove one of the great ecological disasters of human history. Think... View Article

  • Celebrating The Revival Of Traditional Rice Seeds

    June 19, 2010 11:13 am Published by

    At a time when India is planning to bring in a new Seeds Bill 2010, which essentially facilitates (call it regulation, if you like) promotion of the seeds developed by the private seed industry, a long queue of farmers waiting... View Article