November 2014
The Soldier as State Actor

In conflict-ridden areas of India, governance has increasingly come to be seen through the lens of the counterinsurgency paradigm. These are abnormal

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Climate Change and India’s Energy Policy

Source: Prajavani, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014 Read here

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Big energy challenges ahead, renewables only option

By 2050, India will have the world's largest population, adding 400 million to its present population of 1.24 billion. But even now, over 50 million homes in the country don't have access to basic electricity. With statistics like this, an energy crisis seems imminent. Former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh discussed India's climate challenges in a discussion titled 'Climate Change and India's Energy Policy" at the National Institute of Advanced Studies here on Monday evening. Source: DECCAN Chronicle, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014 Read More..

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Focus on alternatives for coal-based power: Jairam

India needs to develop radical thinking in terms of renewable energy resources, former union minister Jairam Ramesh has said. Climate change has added a whole new dimension to our energy policy, the Rajya Sabha member said. He was delivering a lecture on ‘The Changing Climate for India’s Energy Policy,’ organised by National Institute of Advanced Studies and The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy here on Monday. Source: DECCAN HERALD, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014 Read More ..

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Event report: Individuals can reduce India’s carbon footprint: Jairam Ramesh (includes video)

In a public lecture on climate change, Jairam Ramesh explores the various energy alternatives that the country has in reducing its carbon footprint an

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Nuclear programme needs ‘new adrenalin,’ says Jairam Ramesh

India’s nuclear programme needs “new adrenalin”, in order for the country to move towards a low carbon growth path, former Union Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh said at a public lecture on ‘Climate change and India’s energy policy’, organised by The Hindu Centre for Politics and Public Policy. Source: The Hindu, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014 Read More.. https://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/bangalore/indias-nuclear-programme-needs-new-adrenalin-jairam-ramesh/article6584227.ece?homepage=true Published in other Media: DECCAN Chronicle, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014 DECCAN HERALD, Bengaluru, November 11, 2014

When Srinagar Sank

Conflicting versions of the army’s role during the Kashmir floods make it difficult to ascertain the truth of the rescue efforts, says Vasundhara S