Author: Sucharita Sen

Erosions And Floods – New Zealand’s Battle Against Rising Sea-Levels

  Various parts of New Zealand’s capital city and its surrounding suburbs face the risk of devastating floods, as indicated by the Sea Level Mapping Tool. This interactive tool, recently designed by Greater Wellington Regional Council (GWRC), reflects the disastrous impacts of sea-level rise, accelerated by global climate change. The

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Battleground Bengal: The Eclipse Of Harmony And Rise Of Identity Politics

As Bengal goes to the polls, identity politics shaped by undemocratic mobilization have transformed the electoral venture into an unhealthy battleground. When the Congress was marginalized in the aftermath of the turbulent 70’s, the Left Front dominated West Bengal’s political ambience until the Trinamool Congress (T.M.C.) emerged in 2011, ending

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From Farmlands Of Villages To The Streets Of Delhi – Farmers’ Movement Unleashes Violence At India’s Capital

Amidst Delhi’s rain and cold, India’s farmers continue their protest against the central government’s agricultural laws. The movement, which commenced in  November reached a violent showdown on January 26th, which marked 72 years since India’s Constitution was adopted. While the Indian prime minister was saluting his officers and the latest

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The Countdown To A Water-Devoid India – A Rising Population Battles An Escalating Water Crisis

Akin to the human population who should have a right to a clean environment, nature too should have a corresponding existential right to blossom and flourish. Trees should have a right against deforestation, and the soil, water bodies and air, the right against pollution. Mutual rights and reciprocal recognition will then secure a conducive human-nature interface.

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