This post provides a summary and a description of the salient features of the Water Act, 1974; the first of a series of environmental legislation passed by the Government of India.
For the last three years, the months of October and November see extensive coverage of how bad the air in Delhi is. Winters in the capital are a time of excruciating discomfort and irritation in various forms; delayed flights, extreme traffic, low visibility, inability to breathe and irritation […]
This post provides a summary and a description of the salient features of the Air Act 1981, an important environmental legislation in India that is extremely relevant as air quality suffers throughout the country today.
In a world that has been highly reliant on coal and petroleum for centuries, is it difficult to imagine that soon, we shall reach a point where it is no longer economically advisable to do so? Scientists and industry experts all agree that very soon, we will reach […]
You only need to step into any major market in the country to find yourself staring at suggestions and titles and images of all the shops that are relentlessly vying for your attention. The psychological impacts of banners and advertising are successful; but that’s not what I’m covering […]
Almost every accessible piece of land today is being utilized for some or the other purpose directly affecting human needs. Not only is the land being used intensively, but is also evolving and changing with time. What was agricultural land 10 years ago, is most likely to be […]
A summary of India’s Environment Protection Act (EPA) 1986, describing important sections and their modalities.