The Big Picture – Indo-Australian Nuclear Deal: What does it mean?

  Summary: After years of banning any uranium sale to India, Australia is set to sign a deal with India to supply it for civil nuclear purposes. Since India had not signed the nuclear non‚Äźproliferation treaty, Australia had stopped selling uranium to India. India will be benefited from this supply as it provides fuel for …

The Big Picture – Coal block allocation cancellations: Implications and future?

  SUMMARY: SC has cancelled 214 of the 218 coal block allocations made since 1993. The apex court had held that the allocations made by the various regimes at the centre since 1993 were illegal and were made arbitrarily. The court has also directed the companies, which were allocated coal blocks but had not operationalized, …

INSIGHTS CURRENT EVENTS: 26-27SEPTEMBER 2015

National Disaster Management Authority On 23 December 2005, the Government of India enacted the Disaster Management Act, which envisaged the creation of National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), headed by the Prime Minister, and State Disaster Management Authorities (SDMAs) headed by respective Chief Ministers, to spearhead and implement a holistic and integrated approach to Disaster Management …