Nilanjan Ghosh
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English   |   Bangla

Director of Observer Research Foundation, Kolkata

VARIETY

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How Covid-19 will affect sustainability and the UNSDGs

With the Covid-19 pandemic likely to affect global developmental objectives at a broader scale. the impacts will be observed prominently in the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

VARIETY

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How women can change the world

Studies show women’s economic empowerment can help poverty reduction, and create a more educated next generation.

POLITICS

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How Modi 2.0 is paving new ways for paradigm changes in water governance in India

Water needs a multidisciplinary approach that exceeds the capacity of reductionist engineering and myopic neoclassical economics.

VARIETY

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Why it's time for BIMSTEC to realise its potential

The renewed interest in the Bay is driven by opportunities of connectivity, trade and development.

MONEY

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Budget 2020: Govt’s cohesive vision for economic reforms

Union Budget 2020-21 is not merely a statement of government expenditure and receipts, but pursues a holistic vision of well-being.

POLITICS

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Delhi's water woes: The political turf war ahead of elections is denying citizens their 'right to life'

Clean water cannot be allowed to be the responsibility of one body alone. It has to be the collective responsibility of all government machinery.

VARIETY

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Busting myths on the Brahmaputra

Hydro-diplomacy should be based on scientific data and informed analysis, rather than amorphous jingoistic sentiments.

VARIETY

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

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!