Setback in Myanmar: on military coup

The Army’s coup in Myanmar seriously undermines the gradual return to democracy In one swift operation, Myanmar’s military establishment has wiped out a decade of the country’s democratisation process. By arresting President Win Myint, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and the rest of the […]

NEEDED: CLIMATE SHOCK ABSORBERS

Integrating climate concerns into social protection and development programmes can make India more responsive in times of growing vulnerabilities. After COVID-19 pandemic stalled ground implementation of climate action and postponed events including the annual climate meet, the Conference of Parties (COP), the focus on treating […]

END AD-HOCISM IN HYDROCARBONS

The upstream oil sector requires focused policy attention and tax rationalisation. Back in 2015, PM Modi had called for 10% reduction of oil imports by 2022, but, in fact, our import dependency is at a record 84.5%, amidst declining domestic crude production. Oil production is […]

CHANGING CLIMATE

Joe Biden’s decision on Paris Pact, WHO are welcome signals of the US reversing insular tendencies of the Trump era. Among Joe Biden’s first decisions after assuming office as the 46th President of the US was to recommit his country to the Paris Climate Change […]