Water Security and the Long Standing Kashmir Dispute

June 22, 2017 Masum Billah 0

India and Pakistan’s concerns over  water security is hardening their long-standing dispute in Kashmir. With rising temperatures around the globe, and quickly declining surface water levels in South Asia due to wide-spread irrigation, the rivers of Kashmir that provide water and energy to both India and Pakistan are likely  to remain major issues of contention. […]

India’s Fight Against “Black” Money

November 27, 2016 Sangeeta Robinson 0

Indian Prime Minister Modi abruptly declared that 500 and 1000 Rupee notes, currently the highest denominations in circulation, would cease to be legal tender by the midnight hours of November 9th to be replaced by new 500 and 2000 Rupee notes in the future. […]

Thriving tigers of India

February 6, 2015 Syndicated Columns 0

Singing paeans for the conservation efforts undertaken between the last two censuses, there is apparently an environment of backslapping among the tiger bureaucracy, the tiger NGOs as well as conservationists in general. […]