Apex court doubles quantum of Cauvery water for Tamil Nadu – The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed Karnataka to release 6000 cusecs of Cauvery water per day to neighboring Tamil Nadu.
IIT-M’s cheap solution to make brackish water potable – It may soon become possible to convert brackish water into drinking water at about 12 paisa per litre right on the kitchen table by using a potential difference of just 1.8 volts, thanks to researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M
China caught in a corridor of uncertainty – By tying up the Uri attack with concern for CPEC, Beijing has shown that its views on terror are shaped by its interests.
‘Right to be Forgotten’ has voluntary group worried – Internet Freedom Foundation (IFF), a voluntary group, has moved the Delhi High Court to join proceedings in a case where a petitioner had sought to make the “Right to be Forgotten” legal in the country
Copyright and copy-making – The Delhi High Court verdict that photocopying portions of academic publications to make course packs for students does not amount to copyright infringement has been interpreted by many as a victory for the wider public interest of ensuring affordable access to quality educational material.
The best among limited options – In an interconnected world where India is seen as a rising, responsible power, it is necessary to temper the voices being heard about paying Pakistan back in its own coin
Will the Paris Pact succeed like the Montreal Protocol? – On September 21, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is organising in New York a ratification ceremony for the Paris climate agreement, inviting countries that haven’t endorsed it till now to do so.
No, free trade isn’t fueling inequality – Globalization isn’t perpetrating inequality, it is a lack of consolidated, documented knowledge that is doing the damage on a global scale
The SBI merger: is bigger always better? – The merger of the State Bank of India (SBI) with its five associate banks and Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) is being pursued in the belief that larger automatically means better.