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06 NOV 2015

2015-11-06T22:39:46+00:00

1) NGT says no to age-old practice of straw burning :- Stubble burning is the deliberate setting fire of the straw stubble that remains after wheat and other grains have been harvested. The burning of stubble, contrasted with alternatives such as ploughing the stubble back into the ground has a number of consequences and effects on the environment Stubble burning: Quickly clears the field and is cheap. Kills weeds, including those resistant to herbicide. Kills slugs and other pests. Can reduce nitrogen tie-up However, it has a number of harmful effects on the environment: Loss of nutrients. Pollution from smoke. [...]

06 NOV 20152015-11-06T22:39:46+00:00

Reflections :- AFSPA – The Irony With in

2017-02-13T20:05:56+00:00

Background :-  There has been a considerable amount of debate on the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) as long as we can remember.It has been extensively covered by both news media and print media.Views from various corners and writings by many learned man conclude that it should be repealed , yet irrespective of  who is in Government , it has not been repealed, even though few representatives of Government  are in favor to repeal AFSPA.Hence , it lets one think why it has not been repealed and will it ever be repealed ? In this context , we at [...]

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