Nivedita Khandekar

OPEN TO OPINION

The author is an independent journalist based in Delhi. She writes on environmental, developmental and social issues.

POLITICS

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VARIETY

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Using plastic is a compulsion for many. Are we doing enough to change the situation?

It is only the privileged people who can choose to use the costly alternatives — metal or bamboo.

POLITICS

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Mockery of Modi vowing he'll have River Ganga cleaned up 4 years ago

Government does not seem keen on pursuing the goals of aviral and nirmal together.

VARIETY

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Why Delhi is facing an acute water crisis today

The situation can still be salvaged if Dilliwalas stick to the WHO norms of using 135 litres per capita per day.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Rise in temperatures is threatening the survival of Himalayas

Those in the plains, too, can't be complacent as these mountains are the origins of the rivers that sustain more than half of India’s population.

POLITICS

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Air pollution is not just a Delhi problem, whole of India is running out of breath

The capital gets all the focus while other cities and towns sit smug because there is no data to show their state of ruin.

POLITICS

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NGT’s Amarnath Yatra decision brought confusion, not clarity

The green body could have made other changes, including restoring the previous duration of the pilgrimage.

POLITICS

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Striking at Krishna's floodplains will make proposed Andhra Pradesh capital a doomed city

Amaravati is aimed at creating high-stake infrastructure in areas that are part of the Krishna river.

POLITICS

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How to rid India of terrifying pollution once and for all

Only sustained all-round action considering every minor detail will ensure compliance for improved air quality.