Articles by: Bishaldeep Kakati

Spotlight on Diwali: Environment or Entertainment?

Spotlight on Diwali: Environment or Entertainment?

The return of Lord Rama from Lanka to Ayodhya after defeating Ravana was celebrated by lighting diyas, earthen lamps etc. And historically speaking, this is the primary reason behind celebrating Diwali or Deepawali, although different communities have different reasons for celebrating the same. Even if we flip over the pages of our books, we would find the mention of the[Read More…]

by November 11, 2020 Environmental Protection
EIA 2020: Why is it so perilous?

EIA 2020: Why is it so perilous?

Amidst the corona virus pandemic, the government of India (The Union ministry of environment, forest and climate change) unveiled the Environment Impact Assessment 2020 draft to the public in March 2020 seeking to replace the 2006 version of the law. The latest draft has already created a lot of hype amongst the concerned citizens, with many environmental activists and climate[Read More…]

COVID-19 or Climate Change: Who is the real killer?

COVID-19 or Climate Change: Who is the real killer?

Co-Written by Bipasha Saikia and Bishaldeep Kakati The global doors of connectivity have been locked up owing to the outbreak of COVID-19. The race to flatten the pandemic curve can be learnt from the drastic containment measures by governments across the globe. The acute seriousness shown towards COVID-19 has also raised questions on the casual approach of the world community[Read More…]

by April 22, 2020 Climate Change
Food Waste Management: A Global Dilemma

Food Waste Management: A Global Dilemma

Co written by  Bipasha Saikia and Bishaldeep Kakati According to Food and Agricultural Organization, every year one-third of the food produced across the globe goes to waste. The staggering amount is a huge concern for humanity, especially when seen alongside the fact that an equally staggering 820 million go hungry every day. Why does this happen? While many may perceive[Read More…]

by March 18, 2020 World
Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 and the threats upon the Assamese Community

Citizenship Amendment Act, 2019 and the threats upon the Assamese Community

Co-Written by Bishaldeep Kakati and Pranjit Das There was a time when the tales of the Assam Agitation were simply a part of history, for all those who were born in the post Assam Agitation era. But as the common quote itself says, “History repeats itself”, hence it seems that even something similar to Assam Agitation is currently lingering in[Read More…]

by December 16, 2019 India
Post Puja, Environment and the Law

Post Puja, Environment and the Law

One of the greatest physicists that the world has ever witnessed was Sir Issac Newton. Many of us have a presumption that the theories established by this genius  are applicable only in the world of physics, but the truth is, his laws even have a major impact on the functioning of the society we reside on. Newton during his lifetime,established[Read More…]

by October 9, 2019 Environmental Protection