Understanding the great delusion: India and the NSG

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Anant Mishra

India’s continuous efforts to bid for an entry in the Nuclear Suppliers Group not only made headlines, but sparked a debate from “false-neighbourhood” to “a dream too far” also.

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Horrors of War: Growing violence against women during conflict

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Anant Mishra

 

Introduction

 

Violence against women during conflicts is an issue we have been witnessing for decades, and unfortunately is an issue which we continue to witness even today.

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Sustainable energy for all: Overcoming challenges in energy for under-developed economies

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

Almost 30 years ago, the concept of sustainable energy was still in its infancy, unexplored, undiscussed and relatively without a use. In other words, the concept of renewable energy received no attention from the political leaders or the policy makers then.

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Assisting Haiti: From socio-economic recovery to stability

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Anant Mishra

 

Introduction

 

Haiti’s socio-economic development goes beyond the earthquake tragedies and rehabilitation. Given the political situation in hand, Haiti’s lack of social and economic development is a major distress and needs to be effectively addressed by neighbouring countries and international aid development organizations.

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To Gre-main or not to Gre-main: Avoiding the Grexit

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

Greece is caught up in a major financial crisis leaving the financial experts bewildered on the Gre-exit. Now, in its sixth year of crisis economists are focussing on Greece. More importantly, since the beginning Greece failed to maintain a stable deficit as it continued to repay the financial debt, deepening their financial crisis. Today Greece continues to face exponentially high unemployment rates, while the Greek banks run out of money.

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Interview with Anant Mishra

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Michael Organ interviews Anant Mishra, human rights and political commentator, prolific author and former youth representative to the United Nations.

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Changing political economics in Europe: Leaving the energy mark

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Anant Mishra

Introduction

The much talked of European Energy policy–or “European Energy Union” was always in the minds of heads of European Union member states. But due to their lack of lack of political will, the idea did not proceed. That has now changed and “once deliberately discussed in EU parliament” is heading to become a policy.

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