Brahmaputra upstream needs silt check, not hasty dredging

by Chandan Kumar Duarah .   Assam Government declared dredging as an answer to solve the flood and erosion problem. Government declared that the World Bank had sanctioned Rs 980 crore to dredge the river. But, it is in doubt whether it will help to minimize flood and erosion problem anyway. Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal… Read More Brahmaputra upstream needs silt check, not hasty dredging

Why Bhutan Is the Wildcard in the Ongoing India-China Standoff at Doklam

For more than a month now, Indian and Chinese troops have been caught up in a stand-off on an obscure piece of Himalayan territory known as Doklam, which is disputed between Bhutan and China. The fundamental question is the location of the so-called triboundary point – where all three countries meet. A range of factors… Read More Why Bhutan Is the Wildcard in the Ongoing India-China Standoff at Doklam