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The world, in general, and India, in particular, have been hit by a series of disasters over the past 10 months. First, the December 26 tsunami wreaked havoc and then the sudden floods in Mumbai during the monsoons this year shook the whole nation. And now the earthquake of October 8 in Jammu and Kashmir! Though earth-quakes have no direct linkage...

An integrated energy policy needs to clearly recognize the trade-offs in energy choices in an economy and optimize over the same such that the end-uses for which energy is demanded are met in the most efficient and least cost manner. Several such trade-offs exist in India that could go a long way in alleviating the potentially crippling energy...

Immediately after India's vote at the IAEA meeting in Vienna, the Iranian ambassador met his Indian counterpart and told him that as a direct consequence, the LNG deal between Iran and India would not take place. This set off alarm bells in Delhi and the Government was at pains to state that energy ties between the two countries remained...

With the international crude oil prices hovering around $65 per barrel and the oil import bill set for a jump of over Rs 55,000 crore, to reach over Rs 1,75,000 crore this year, India is heading for a major energy crisis. With a population of around 110 crore, we cannot afford to follow the high-energy consumption pattern of the West that has...