Politics

Aarey forest: chopping Mumbai’s lungs

Aarey forest: chopping Mumbai’s lungs

October 11, 2019

The recent midnight raid on an urban forest in Mumbai where the local metro development agency culled over 2,100 trees raises once again the issue of balancing development and environment.

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China-India normalise relations

China-India normalise relations

October 11, 2019

As China observes 70 years of communism, India is in its 72nd year as an independent nation. The journeys of the two nations could not have been more different.

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Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

Modi, Xi Jinping to meet for informal summit

October 10, 2019

The second informal summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping is an opportunity to strengthen the bilateral relationship.

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Planet or plastic?

Planet or plastic?

October 4, 2019

On the 150th anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, TERRE Policy Centre under its Smart Campus Cloud Network (SCCN), released the first ever ‘Guideline for single-use plastic free campus’ in Fergusson college, Pune.

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Howdy Modi!

Howdy Modi!

September 21, 2019

Modi should use the opportunity of his visit to the United States to fight the battle for climate.

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World Ozone Day 2019

World Ozone Day 2019

September 16, 2019

Every year September 16 is observed as the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer across the world. On this day in 1987, 197 nations inked the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. The celebrations are also known as World Ozone Day. Acco...

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Status of the stateless

Status of the stateless

August 31, 2019

With the release of the final list of National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam, around 1.9 million residents have been excluded. The fate of these stateless people is uncertain as the government will find that it may have opened the pandora’s box through this exercise.

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Modi-Macron meet

Modi-Macron meet

August 23, 2019

Both France and India have to be happy with the outcome of the meeting between President Macron and Prime Minister Modi last evening.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

Jammu and Kashmir: Caged and cut-off

August 21, 2019

A fortnight after special status of Jammu and Kashmir was scrapped, the state- a flashpoint between arch rivals India and Pakistan that hit the global headlines, is conspicuously silent as well as caged and cut-off.

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EU migrant crisis

EU migrant crisis

August 19, 2019

Italy’s nationalist leader faces sharp criticism from EU partners over blockade of migrant boats off Italy.

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