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Environmental fraud by Tavleen Singh

Photo of the damaged banks from Uttarakhand floods

An article by Tavleen Singh in the Indian Express is accurately named Environmental fraud, though it is rare for such transparency of intent to be declared upfront. I do appreciate the legitimate opportunity to pun “Environmental Fraud by Tavleen Singh” when introducing the article. Considering that the article is an umbrella attack on the legitimacy …

Environment Day in Supreme Court

ENVIRONMENT DAY IN SUPREME COURT By: Vijay Panjwani, Advocate.   Two different Hon’ble Benches showed interest in moving on with the dusty files placed before them for directions. In a departure from the line ‘this is not our job’ to ‘its taken years someone must do something ‘. In the first case while dealing with …

Privatization of Water – money at what cost?

Water drop - ripples

had originally written this article for Tehelka, but I don’t think they published it. If they did, let me know, and I can redirect this page there. Recently, the government circulated a 15 page draft for the new water policy, that aims to privatize its delivery services. Astonishingly, no one has paid much attention to …