Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Climate change and Himalayan dams

A new UN report on water resources carries alarming warnings about the impact of global warming on Himalayan rivers. Unmindful of the possible consequences, over 450 hydropower projects are being planned in the Himalayas. Read the full story..

The law on election expenses

Originally, laws limiting election expenses were framed with the view that curbing election expenses was essential to keep the process fair. Over the years, the laws have been changed to allow unbridled expenses and neither the UPA nor the NDA wants to disturb this comfortable arrangement. Read On..