In this article, the author critiques the CUTS report on Economic Impact of Judicial Decisions through a cost-benefit analysis. The author argues that the report has a flawed methodology, its recommendations do not pass muster on weighing the costs and benefits and the separation of powers doctrine is being violated. The core contention of the author is that the report favours ease of doing business over adherence to environmental regulations and its recommendations are myopic when a balancing of costs and benefits is done.
Aiyushi Mehrotra Climate change is a threat to the environment and the financial system alike. India’s unique topography, geography, geology, and climatic diversity makes it particularly susceptible to the current ‘pandemic’. Green finance is rapidly gaining prominence as a priority for public policy and is central to the broader discussion of sustainable economic growth. Green […]
Abhay Raj For decades, animal welfare sabotage has been a major concern for India’s liberation and animal rights movement. Animal welfare sabotage can be seen as a politically motivated action and a well-enumerated strategy of the empowered activists. It is a collection of actions that collapsed the Indian animal welfare regime. Using the paradigm of […]
By Md Tasnimul Hassan Synopsis of the Leakage A toxic chemical styrene leaked from the LG Polymers plant in Visakhapatnam during the early hours of May 7, resulting in the deaths of 11 individuals and hospitalizing more than 250. Styrene is a colourless liquid used to make polymers such as plastic and rubber. Chronic exposure […]
By Sameer Gupta and Sankalp Udgata The saga of a Global Indigeneity Heist pioneered over a 9.4km rock. About The mystical Uluru Uluru (Ayres Rock) is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Australia and is a living cultural landscape which is considered sacred to the aboriginal Anangu Yankunytjatjara and Pitjantjatjara people. The monolith has been […]