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I wrote about the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in these columns on May 11, 2010. As it happens, the leak has now been plugged and while there is assurance about success being achieved to clean the spill, as of now a huge volume of oil is polluting the surface of the ocean and large quantities are being washed ashore. It is sad to see...

Many years of regulatory neglect have resulted in a growing disquiet towards mining in India. Distributive and environmental conflicts are evident in many mineral states. State collusion with the mining industry supports the view that the government does not always reflect the interest of the people. National and local regulatory frames are...