Nilanjan Ghosh
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Director of Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata

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.

LIFE

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Floods or Droughts: How nature can cure India's impending water crisis

The idea of water governance should be based on demand management and adapting to the moods of nature, instead of trying to control it.

POLITICS

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Ragi can resolve Cauvery issue

Karnataka’s decision to refuse to release Cauvery water, to protect its irrigated summer paddy, will have an adverse effect on the standing Kuruvai paddy in Tamil Nadu, intensifying this property dispute of sorts.

POLITICS

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What’s wrong with NYAY?

Rahul Gandhi’s ambitious Nyuntam Aay Yojana or NYAY would have been a great plan in utopian India. In the real world, it is just anyaay.