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- What's Cooking in Uncle Sam's Pot?
What is the total availability of these resources and what can be the lasting solution of mankindís energy requirements?
- No Cop-out At Copenhagen
Copenhagen climate meet produces some positives
- Global Warming's Impact on Coral Reefs and Fishing
Headed for major problems unless emissions are rolled back
- Military-Industrial- And Congressional Complex
A suspicious world distrustful of others is the right environment to sell big ticket armaments to both sides.
- This is Not Cricket
If the ordinary citizen remains detached and uninvolved, then the march into disarray would continue unabated
- Bimaru States In India
The bimaru millstone states around India's neck
- Bush Signs Nuclear Energy Deal With India
A deal that the Prime Minister staked his Government for
- Arctic Ice Shrinks to Smallest Ever Coverage
The Arctic is at a climatic tipping point
- Broadband on Batteries
You canít run a broadband service operating on batteries! It just does not work!
- Bernie, You Touched Me
I am against the loss of a single civilian life at the hands of a deluded individual, an organization or a state.
- The Russia-Georgia Conflict - Stoking The Embers Of The Cold War
Since the breaking up of the Soviet Union, the politics of the Caspian region has become complex, volatile and dangerous.
- The Russia-Georgia Conflict - The Bear's Power
This may well seem normal for a powerful country to treat its immediate neighbors as its areas of influence, but not so for the country
- Nuclear Power - The Seduction of Mephistopheles
In spite of dangers associated with the use of nuclear energy, the seduction of Mephistopheles remains as potent as ever.
- Poetry: Grains - of Truth, Sand and Biofuel
in our wakeful moments/we're legends, walking time
- Nuclear Deal - India Goes to the IAEA - "Midnight Deceit"?
In India, at least, the UPA Government took the initiative, breaking the stalemate, and losing no time in moving forward after the Left Front withdrew
- Why the Nuclear Deal is Bad for India
The facts why the nuclear deal is bad for India.
- The India-US Nuclear Deal - What Happens Next?
Going by current conditions, the Congress Government will buckle down
- Eco Friendly Vehicles: A Case of Misplaced Emphasis?
Are our electric vehicles as environmentally friendly as they are made out to be?
- Food or Fuel - A Hobson's Choice
What is worrying now is not that food shortages are happening but the reasons why they are happening.
- How Green is My Antilla!
Mukesh Ambani's moral bankruptcy as the Tower of Babel rises in Bombay
- Poetry: indolence
what is it about us? we come charging to mourn the dead of our own making.
- The Indo-US Nuclear Deal: To Be or Not To Be?
Both sides of the Indian government and the nation's scientists have reservations regarding the conditions attached to this proposal,
- The Consistency of French Foreign Policy
All elements of its intelligentsia subscribe to Franceís foreign policy, so it does not alter, given changes of its president or prime minister.
- Congress Capitulates to Left over Nuclear Deal
The bigger problem with the apparent government capitulation to the left over the nuclear deal is that the credibility of the government is shot.
- The India-US Nuclear Deal - Part II - The Right To Test
India needs this deal, not just for N-power, but to end the technology isolation and to have wider markets for our services and goods too.
- Will the India-US Nuclear Deal be Signed? Part I
There is no doubt that the deal will be signed and made operational and that too while Congress is still in power.
- Boycotting Beijing Olympics: Will Pressurising China Over Burma Help?
Should countries tell China that if it does not pressure Burma to open up, they will boycott the Beijing Olympics?
- N-Deal - Pushback From West Bengal Communists
Both Chief Minister and Jyoti Basu speak up
- The Demise of the Dollar?
Were the US Dollar to lose its status as the 'world's reserve currency',it would be the largest financial shift since World War II.
- Perspectives on the N-Deal - Part 2
Should India Consider the offer? It's a very straight and a big YES.
- Some Perspectives on the Nuclear Deal
Why should be they be so nice to us?
- Concluding the Indo-US Nuclear Deal: Moving Beyond Blame
The only way forward for the government is to explain what this deal is about.
- Addressing Criticism On The Indo-US Nuclear Deal
Responding to some of the criticism raised against the deal, nuclear energy and my statements at Desicritics.
- Is India a Prisoner of the Nuclear Dream?
Fundamental doubts do persist about the false assumptions underlying the use of nuclear power for economic development
- Communist Opposition To The Nuclear Deal - The 7% Solution
Mr. Karat's I-care-a-damn attitude towards India's longterm energy security is clearer than his white hair.
- Will The Communists Nuke the Nuclear Deal?
The Left front has the option to withdraw their support and it were to take place the nation will see a mid
- The Unknown Future
The energy conundrum; do we know the right choice?
- Global Warming - Apocalypse When?
Most of the things we need to fight against are the very ones that spell success and achievement in the lives of the urban poor
- Outstanding Failure of Large Hydroelectric Projects in India
Maybe we should depend on private companies
- Back to Typewriters
In the offices of rural Maharashtra, the once ubiquitous typewriter is back again.
- The India-US Nuclear Deal - The Nuclear Letdown
The terms of the bilateral "123" agreement contravene Indian geo-strategic interest.
- Basic Amenities in India
Providing basic amenities such as power and water are the basic obligations of a Government
- Delhi's Upcoming Season of Discontent
It is true that people get the politicians that we deserve.
- Book Review: Heat: How to Stop the Planet Burning by George Monbiot
Rich nations need to start acting for poorer nations to start too.
- European Union: New Treaty Reduces Greenhouse Gases by 20 Per-Cent
Over the next 13 years, greenhouse gas emissions in the EU would be cut by 20%
- Revisiting An Inconvenient Truth
Five simple things that made this recent Oscar-winning documentary a pleasure to watch
- Deconstructing Narmada: Large Dams in Energy Policy
A case for large dams must be based on a stronger argument than that our neighbor is doing it.
- Unstoppable Iran: Is Military Action The Answer?
Military action may be the only way to stop Iran from achieving weapons grade enrichment, but is it really worth it?
- Chavez's Petro-philanthrophy: A Slap In The Face Of American Capitalism?
Diplomatic socialist leader, Hugo Chavez wins goodwill among poor americans through petro-philanthropy.
- Cartoon: Hide Act
What the PM is not telling us.
- The Indo-US Nuclear Deal: A Post-Henry Hyde Act Analysis
When time comes to support Iran or test a nuclear weapon, will India be able to say, "no, thank you"?
- India: Challenge & Opportunity of a Lifetime
A review of the 3rd Sat Pal Mittal Memorial Lecture, India-Japan Energy Forum, and London School of Economics Asia Forum
- Book Review: Confessions of an Economic Hitman by John Perkins
What the Rigoberta Menchus are saying is given authenticity and proof in this chilling chronicles of our world.
- Chinaís Initiatives in Africa
China is consistently enhancing its engagement with African nations in all spheres primarily to gain from rich endowment of resources including oil.
- Bangladesh Diary: Monthly Meeting and Decision Making
In Bangladesh, the government fiddles (in more ways than one) while the country is set alight. The people, meanwhile, have had enough.
- OPEC: A Fractious Cartel
OPEC depends on the individual member states not breaking rank. In practice this agreement does not occur as cheating goes on all the time.