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Pakistan’s Water Crisis: Blaming India will not do:

Paper No. 6556                 Dated    29- June-2019

By Dr. S.Chandrasekharan.

Nitin Gadkari, Minister dealing with River waters, said on May 9, 2019 that India will stop Pakistan’s share of water allocated under the Indus Water Treaty. He also mentioned that “India is not bound to follow the Treaty and had plans to divert the water flow to Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.  This statement was perhaps made during the election campaign more for the domestic audience.

Nepal: The Guthi Bill and Lessons Learnt: Brute Majority is not Enough!

Paper No. 6555                   Dated   28- June- 2019

By Dr. S. Chandrasekharan.

The Controversial Guthi Bill, its abrupt withdrawal from the Parliament and subsequent massive but disciplined demonstration against the Government’s attempt to nationalize Guthis should be a good lesson for Oli Government. 

Post Pulwama and Gadkari’s Statement on Indus Water Treaty.

Paper No. 6498 .      Dated 22-Feb-2019

By S. Chandrasekharan

In the light  of Feb. 14 attack on a CRP Convoy, the ,Union Cabinet Minister Nitin Gadkari tweeted  that India would ‘choke’ the water supply to Pakistan.  He said that India will divert waters of Eastern Rivers allotted to India and divert them to the people of J&K and Punjab.

Bangladhesh: Landmark Judgement of High Court against “River Grabbing”:

Paper No. 6490           Dated 12-Feb-2018

By S.Chandrasekharan

A River is a living entity, a legal person and a juristic person’-

So said the Bangladesh High Court Bench in a petition filed by the Human Rights and Peace on the degradation of Turag River. It is a remarkable judgement and a landmark one that would apply not only to Bangladesh but to all regions in this part of the World where people are dependent on the rivers for their livelihood and well-being.

The Phenomenon of “Race” and the Ku Klux Khan

Paper No. 6442                           Dated 13-Oct-2018                                                  
By  Prof. Chalrles Ponnuthuurai Sarvan
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Independent and impartial judiciary maintains Constitutionalism, rule of law

Paper No. 6359                                     Dated 26-03-2018

Guest Column by Anjum Parvez and Subhra Agarwal 

Independent and impartial judiciary is unequivocally regarded as one of the hallmarks of a vibrant democracy. It’s often said that the social development, prosperity and strengthening of democratic credentials in a society depends upon complete justice, independent judiciary and rule of law.

NATIONAL ANTHEM– A spiritual-cultural hymn for holding the nation together?

Paper No. 6221                                  Dated 09-Feb-2017

By R. Upadhyay

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