As a third pillar of democracy, legal view contributes to getting clarity on contentious issues. Environment and development issues have strong element of legal dimensions that need to be understood in getting to the bottom of the conflicting views.
Case for National Water Law By Archana Vaidya | 12 Feb 2012
There is scope of Residuary legislative power in the context of water conservation, sustainable use of water as a resource and water use efficiency.
Will Jagpal be another Godavarman? By Ritwick Dutta | 24 Dec 2011
Unlike the Supreme Court order on forest in T. N. Godavarman Thirumulpad Vs Union of India case, the order with respect to common land in Jagpal Singh Vs Union of India is largely unknown and hardly any initiative has been taken by concerned groups including NGOs.
Sustained pollution of major rivers; continuous decline in groundwater reserves; priority allocation to non-consumptive sectors; and, growing disparity in water distribution only indicates that the worst is still to come!..