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https://www.dnaindia.com/business/report-policy-watch-india-splurges-51-of-water-it-could-have-otherwise-saved-1995733 India splurges over half the water it gets Monday, 16 June 2014 - 6:26am IST | Agency: DNA | R N Bhaskar If the next wars would be fought for water, it is time to look at how countries manage their...
https://www.dnaindia.com/business/report-policy-watch-should-individuals-groups-or-cos-charged-for-water-consumption-1994088 People must pay for the water they use RN Bhaskar -- 8 June 2014 This is an issue that has no clear answer. There are lobbies that continue to demand that water be provided free to farmers. Then there are those...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-supreme-court-continues-to-search-for-ways-to-deal-with-illegal-mining-will-it-take-the-right-one-1985027 Orissa and illegal mining - Supreme Court seeks solutions Supreme Court continues to search for ways to deal with illegal mining, will it take the right one? The Supreme Court (SC) is much in the news again – to find out...
R N Bhaskar March 3, 2014 The Maharashtra government has just tabled a bill to change the cutoff date for recognising slums - from 1995 to 2000. This is against a Bombay High Court order, which was challenged by the state,...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/column-policy-watch-how-sc-upheld-community-s-right-to-manage-funds-1953862 How the Hindus lost control of their temples, gods and culture In a landmark judgement on January 6, the Supreme Court ruled that no government had the absolute right to take over the management of temple trusts It ruled that Article...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/column-policy-watch-lost-mantra-of-grow-more-with-less-1949931 R N Bhaskar | Updated: Jan 13, 2014, 08:54 AM IST, DNA   The agony of fragmentation of agricultural land holdings in India is an old story. What is alarming is that, today, almost 67% comprise small holdings –...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/1906450/column-policy-watch-p-notes-the-big-money-laundering-machine P-notes: The big money laundering machine Monday, Oct 21, 2013, 9:54 IST | Agency: DNA On August 1, 2013, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) instructed foreign institutional investors (FIIs) which were seeking to hedge forex exposure relating to participatory notes...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/1883063/report-policy-watch-maharashtra-still-flirting-with-illegal-mining Maharashtra loves illegal mining Though cases have swelled in the recent past, the fine collected from offenders is on a downhill road. On August 23, 2013, a reply tabled by Union minister of mines before the Lok Sabha confirmed Maharashtra’s position...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/report-policy-watch-govt-control-not-the-best-way-to-manage-temple-trusts-1876444 Govt control not the best way to manage temple trusts Should a government be allowed to control the funds of any community? Community leaders have begun posing this question, as one temple trust after another has got ‘nationalised’ by state...
http://www.dnaindia.com/money/1836935/report-policy-watch-mining-and-politics-go-hand-inhand Illegal mining i8n India is huge Illegal mining knows no colour; reported cases are just the tip of the iceberg. On December 10, 2012, Dinsha Patel, minister for mines, prepared a statement in reply to an unstarred question placed before the...