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Co-authored by Revathi KL, Research A ociate at the Parliamentary Office of Prof. Rajeev Gowda (M.P., Rajya Sabha) In recent times, there's been an evident rise in the number of urban centres. Additi...
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Co-authored by Maithili Parikh, Government Law College, Mumbai One debate down and two more to go! There has been a lot said about both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton—given the weight of the...
As the decision of the Permanent Court of Arbitration, upholding the Philippines' claim for the disputed waters of the South China Sea came as a sudden blow to what can be best described as China's meteoric rise to power, Churchill's famous description of Russia (“It is a riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma”) at the beginning of World War II, still holds ground. Only this time, the subject is China and the dispute, in the South China Sea.
The Central government has released considerable funds towards relief activities, but does the issue get solved there? Certainly not! A disaster like drought is bound to re-emerge if the situation is not handled appropriately. What is crucial is a structured multi-pronged approach towards preventing drought situations before the onset of the short-lived solace of the upcoming monsoon, which till date has been a reason for the loss of vigour in the disaster assuagement process.