रविश की कलम से: नितीश ने दिया इस्तीफ़ा, बिहार की राजनीति में एक नया मोड़

आप देख रहे हैं 2019 लाइव। बिहार की जनता जानती होगी कि भ्रष्टाचार है या नहीं। शायद अधिकारी भी भ्रष्टाचार के सवाल पर टूट रहे इस गठबंधन को हैरत से देख ही रहे होंगे। बी डी ओ, इंजीनियरों अधिकारियों के लिए ये जीत की शाम होगी। वही बेहतर जानते हैं कि जो भ्रष्टाचार ख़त्म नहीं होता उसके लिए दो बड़े नेता कैसे सैद्धांतिक लाइन लेकर … Continue reading रविश की कलम से: नितीश ने दिया इस्तीफ़ा, बिहार की राजनीति में एक नया मोड़

After 26/11: Status of maritime security in India

Maritime Laws which regulate the various maritime activities has a very vast history of its evolution. The Mumbai terror attacks of 26/11 has left a great impact on the maritime security of the country. There are various loopholes in our maritime laws, one major flaw highlighted after the 26/11 attacks was the poor surveillance of maritime domain and lack of coastal security. Coastal Security: The … Continue reading After 26/11: Status of maritime security in India

Is there any end to manual scavenging in India?

Safai Karamcharis (or sanitation workers), the most neglected community of people in the fast growing India. According to the reply filed by the Minister of state for Social Justice Vijay Sampla, 12226 manual scavengers are presently employed in India, out of them 82% are from Uttar Pradesh. Also, in a separate reply filed by the Ministry of Rural Development in the lower house, 167487 households … Continue reading Is there any end to manual scavenging in India?

Coal-Bed Methane: Step towards lowering India’s Carbon emisions

With India’s ratification of the Paris climate agreement, which entered into force last week, the government will have to find the best possible alternatives to conventional energy resources. This is especially important considering that India’s coal power capacity has more than tripled from 5.6 GW per year in 2007-08 to 19.5 GW in 2014-15, with harmful effects for the environment, and in 2015-16, India’s crude … Continue reading Coal-Bed Methane: Step towards lowering India’s Carbon emisions

e-NAM: Digitalizing the agriculture market

What is e-NAM? The incumbent government launched National Agriculture Market Portal (e-NAM) to connect mandis in several states. This policy aims at improving and providing better prices to the farmers for their production . This policy by some experts is being viewed as revolution  in the history of agriculture reforms in the country.[i] Under existing mandi system, the farmers get a very low share of … Continue reading e-NAM: Digitalizing the agriculture market

Chabahar Port Deal: Strengthening Indian ties!

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Iran marks a new beginning in bilateral relation and beyond. The trip was basket of agreement on the development of the Chabahar port and onward connectivity with Afghanistan. India is one of the biggest buyers of Iranian crude, and is set to import at least 400,000 barrels per day (bpd) from Iran this year. Iran has the world’s … Continue reading Chabahar Port Deal: Strengthening Indian ties!