Code Red: Decoding the latest IPCC climate risk report

By Padmini Subhashree The ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine has captured almost the whole of global media attention over the past few days.  And while it is unfortunate to be living in such times as to witness a massive military and humanitarian crisis unfold, it is further disappointing to read the recent report on climate change that warns about the creation of an irreversible … Continue reading Code Red: Decoding the latest IPCC climate risk report

Women’s safety and reproductive health must be the top priority for the UP government

By Rishabh Shrivastava Gender based violence (GBV) has been a long-standing challenge for Indian society. The recently released NFHS-5 reveals that 3 in every 10 women have faced GBV. Along with being a major law and order issue, GBV remains a giant barrier in realizing the health rights of women and girls in the country. It continues to deprive women and girls of bodily autonomy and … Continue reading Women’s safety and reproductive health must be the top priority for the UP government

Energy Recap: India hails milestone for its renewables capacity | UN climate report says it’s code red for humanity | Tamil Nadu cuts petrol price by Rs 3/l and more

By Team Analysis We bring to you the eleventh edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights for this week (9 – 15 Aug 2021). At 100 GW, India hails milestone for its renewables capacity India’s total installed renewable energy capacity (excluding large hydro) crosses … Continue reading Energy Recap: India hails milestone for its renewables capacity | UN climate report says it’s code red for humanity | Tamil Nadu cuts petrol price by Rs 3/l and more

Energy Recap: Rural average electricity supply at 22.17 hours a day | More than 21000 cr dues for Coal India…and more

By Team Analysis In the tenth edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector, we bring you some recent and major insights from the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament and more for this week (2 to 8 August 2021). Rural average electricity supply at 22.17 hours a day, 23.36 hours in … Continue reading Energy Recap: Rural average electricity supply at 22.17 hours a day | More than 21000 cr dues for Coal India…and more

There is no PLANET B

In this whole month of July, we witnessed some really scary and extreme weather events – cloud bursts in the Indian Himalayas, devastating floods in China, raging wildfires in Turkey and more. There can be no stronger & better sign of climate change crisis than this. Scientific literature establishes a strong link between these extreme weather events and climate change. Are we still going to … Continue reading There is no PLANET B

Energy Recap: 1.08 crore LPG consumers gave up subsidies | Clean energy to generate 5 lakh jobs | India’s nuclear capacity to increase and more

By Team Analysis In the ninth edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector, we bring you some recent  and major insights from the ongoing Monsoon Session of the Indian Parliament and more for this week (26 July to 1 August). Consumption of petrol and diesel dropped to 20,068 TMT amid first lockdown … Continue reading Energy Recap: 1.08 crore LPG consumers gave up subsidies | Clean energy to generate 5 lakh jobs | India’s nuclear capacity to increase and more

Energy Recap: No fuel price hike | First green hydrogen plant | Only half of solar power contracts under construction and more

By Team Analysis We bring to you the eighth edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (19 July to 25 July). No fuel price hike for the seventh day in a row The fuel prices in the country held steady for … Continue reading Energy Recap: No fuel price hike | First green hydrogen plant | Only half of solar power contracts under construction and more

Population control bill: A coercive action on fundamental rights

By Anubhav Kumar Economic development of a country and its population have a controversial relationship with each other, viewed differently by various economists. While some fear the growth may affect negatively, others consider it as a potential workforce. The Malthusian ‘fears’ of overpopulation, sans any scientific evidence, historically have been the major force leading governments to take coercive action such as adoption of ‘one child … Continue reading Population control bill: A coercive action on fundamental rights

Energy Recap: Green Hydrogen Purchase Obligation | Carbon neutrality meaningless | Largest solar park to come up in Kutch…and more

By Team Analysis We bring to you the seventh edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (12 July to 18 July). Ministry of New and Renewable Energy to come out with Green Hydrogen Purchase Obligation RK Singh, Union Minister of Power … Continue reading Energy Recap: Green Hydrogen Purchase Obligation | Carbon neutrality meaningless | Largest solar park to come up in Kutch…and more

Energy Recap: Gujarat’s new EV policy | Hike in petrol prices | Record high for power demand… and more this week

By Team Analysis We bring to you the sixth edition of Energy Recap, an editorial newsletter by TA to track and report on major policy developments in India’s energy sector. Here are some of the key energy highlights from the week (5 July to 11 July). Gujarat announces new EV Policy Gujarat government has announced a new electric vehicle (EV) policy which will provide an incentive … Continue reading Energy Recap: Gujarat’s new EV policy | Hike in petrol prices | Record high for power demand… and more this week

COVID Legal Support Network

The massive second wave of COVID-19 swept through India, with cases more than a million per day, leaving many in distress, running pole to pole for some relief. Some were running in search of oxygen, some were running for medicines, injections, plasma, and some to get a place to cremate their loved ones who succumbed to disease. One of the most significant impacts of this … Continue reading COVID Legal Support Network

A Global Call for De-medicalizing Queerness: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic

By Kanav N Sahgal The marginalization and oppression of queer people around the world date back centuries. During the British colonial rule in India, for instance, Section 377 of the 1860 Indian Penal Code criminalized private and consensual same-sex activity, while the Criminal Tribes Act of 1871 criminalized an entire section of people whom our erstwhile colonial masters deemed deviant (mostly ‘eunuchs’- a stigmatizing colonial term … Continue reading A Global Call for De-medicalizing Queerness: Lessons from the COVID-19 Pandemic