Nilanjan Ghosh
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English   |   Bangla

Director of Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata

VARIETY

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Why right to clean air and water should be made a fundamental tight

Water has entered the turf of a verbal war between political parties serving the purposes of egotistic claims, rather the serving the people's cause.

POLITICS

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Why India has not been able to resolve the Teesta stalemate

The divergent views of the Centre and the state of West Bengal have led to the Teesta river being subjected to 'conflictual federalism'.

VARIETY

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Rescue plan for the 'Haze Capital'

Indians are probably getting too used to pollution!

POLITICS

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Water wars more about information than water itself. India must prepare

Information and knowledge gaps are largely responsible for creating an environment of mistrust among riparians and the various stakeholders in the river systems.

MONEY

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Roadmap for India's $5 trillion journey

The Indian growth story will be an organic, consumption-led narrative spurred by the service sector.

VARIETY

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Why climate summits fail to spur action

Amid one of the largest environmental protests ever, the commitments from some of the biggest emitters — the US, China, and India — are awfully inadequate.

VARIETY

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Why the odd-even scheme doesn’t make much sense to fight Delhi pollution

The scheme was introduced for private vehicles and two-wheelers. The sensitivity of pollution levels are, however, far higher for commercial vehicles.

VARIETY

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Who will take the heat of the Amazon rainforest fire?

The Amazon fire is a reminder that unbridled development is not in consonance with ecological sustainability and, consequently, human well-being.

MONEY

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LIFE

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Nature budgeting: It's high time beneficiaries started paying the Himalayan communities for maintenance of ecosystem

Nature budgeting is the need of the hour. The Himalayas have subsidized the entire civilization and now, it’s payback time.