Cauvery Catchment Area

A Zero Sum Game: the State(s), the People and River Cauvery

Written by Chirag Chinnappa On Friday, the Supreme Court’s much-awaited decision on the Cauvery water-sharing dispute was accepted as a “balanced verdict” by Karnataka officials....

Garbage, Flooding, Crocodiles and Slums: The Vishwamitri Has it All

Written by Rohan ParikhFollowing a dirt path covered with brambles and wild grass reveals the languid waters of the Vishwamitri River. The faint odour...
Panna Tiger Reserve

The Tiger, The River and The Bureaucrat: Analysing the Ken-Betwa River Linking Project

Co-authored by Rohan Parikh and Sourya Reddy  The Ken-Betwa interlinking project is the first in an ambitious 30 river interlinking projects that the government has...
October 2017 Bangalore/ Bengaluru flooding

Flooded Bengaluru: Nature’s Wrath or Human Error?

Coauthored by Stuti Pachisia, Kartik Sundar and Chirag Chinnappa “It only has to rain heavily for a short while for the city to get completely...
Kerala Floods The Bastion

Disaster Management in Kerala: Coming up Short and Dirty

Written by Ayushi Ghosh and Tanay Gokhale The floods that ravaged Kerala were ruthless in their destruction. The physical damage to infrastructure is staggering; 11,000...
Cauvery The Bastion

To Live or to Let Live? River Cauvery Is Lost for Words

Co-authored by Chirag Chinnappa, Gopika Kumaran and Aishwarya Birla Pushed to the edge, the Cauvery river is the latest to join the growing list of...
La-Cost of Fast Fashion The Bastion

La-cost of Fast Fashion

Co-authored by Evita Rodrigues and Gopika Kumaran The global fashion industry employs over 60 million workers and generates $2.5 trillion in revenue worldwide every year....
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50 Shades of Blue (Economy)

Co-authored by Simran Taneja and Aarathi Ganesan  In-Depth For many developing countries, economic growth is facilitated by a booming manufacturing sector. Yet, in light of increasing...
Andaman and Nicobar

The Curious Case of Andaman and Nicobar’s Degraded Coral Reefs

Co-authored by Aarathi Ganesan and Avantika Bunga Coral reefs and marine environments across the world are facing increased pressure from fast-developing blue economies and lacklustre...
Goa Crisis

Go, Goa, Gone: Understanding Goa’s Crisis

Written by Kanishk SrinivasanGoa is undergoing a major identity crisis. The State has been earmarked for activities such as mining, a massive port-expansion, river...

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