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In its statement of reasons for fixing the trading margins on electricity trading, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (CERC) has emphasised the need for protecting the common man against price increases arising from retrograde profiteering. It has also stated that state utilities have welcomed the proposal for fixing trade margins. At...

India needs to tap the abundant gas available in Iran, Myanmar and Central Asia and should quickly overcome the political compulsions to meet its energy requirements, says R K Pachauri, director general of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). In an extensive conversation with M Rajendran, he also stressed the need for India to give a clarion...

A little over five years ago, the world leaders who had assembled at the UN for a Millennium Summit agreed on a Millennium Declaration that was truly an expression of a global social democratic consensus. It covered a lot of ground. Beginning with a statement of shared values, it formulated a set of goals covering a spectrum of issues. The...

It's never been so cold in 70 years, the Met office has told us. Before that we were told that it's rarely been as rainy as it did get in Mumbai first and the southern cities later.