Articles by DP Srivastava
Ending forever wars is never going to be easy. India could play a role if both sides want.
Israel must stop the bombardment of Gaza, announce a ceasefire, and allow humanitarian relief. An enduring peace would involve return to the two-State solution
The UN has a crowded agenda. The problems of the climate crisis, development, and the Ukraine war require the international community to come together.
IMF approves a $3 billion bailout for Pakistan, but the country's economic problems persist. Political divisions and military control complicate the situation.
Neither Pakistan’s army nor the political class has shown any inclination to address the underlying socioeconomic causes of the deepening crisis. This needs urgent change
PoK is effectively integrated in Pakistan, not only in terms of the constitutional compact of powers, but through political control. It is Pakistan’s mainstream parties that have formed governments in PoK in successive “elections”
The share of nuclear power in electricity generation in India (3%) is far behind major economies. its growth will require strong State support. India must include it in its clean energy matrix
Updated on Nov 04, 2021 02:35 PM IST
While India must move toward clean energy, this does not mean accepting IEA prescriptions. These underplay the massive cost of relying upon renewable energy
Updated on Oct 29, 2021 04:57 PM IST
The government has a target to increase the share of gas in India’s energy mix from the current 6% to 15% by 2030. The success of this plan depends on the availability of cheap gas
Updated on Oct 07, 2021 02:54 PM IST
Pakistan consistently raises the demand for a plebiscite in J&K, but has always rejected it whenever a specific proposal has been presented
Updated on Aug 04, 2021 07:05 PM IST
Unlike PoK, G-B does not have a “constitution”. It is currently administered under the Gilgit-Baltistan Order of 2018. This is an executive fiat issued by Islamabad. In the case of PoK, it was also directly ruled by Islamabad on the basis of Rules of Business for more than three decades before it received its “constitution” in 1974. This is still described as an “interim” constitution, though there is nothing interim about Pakistan’s control on the territory.
Updated on Jul 08, 2021 09:41 AM IST
Hassan Rouhani’s India visit has given the political impulse to the ties. Now the challenge will be to deliver on the promises made
Published on Feb 21, 2018 02:31 PM IST