Watt is the problem

Grid collapse points to enduring neglect of infrastructure in power sector. Asit K. Biswas The Indian Express | August 7, 2012 Last week, about half of India or roughly 10 per cent of the world’s population, suddenly found they had … Read More

The arid city

Why must households pay first-rate costs for third-grade water delivery? Asit K. Biswas The Indian Express | July 7, 2012  Water management in India’s big cities is worse than ever, though both technologically and economically, there is no reason why … Read More

Water as a human right

In India, water is a concurrent subject being dealt with by both central and state governments. Rajiv K. Gupta and Asit K. Biswas Daily News and Analysis | January 30, 2012 Currently, there are no specific international legal instruments which … Read More

Hunger in a complex world

Peter Brabeck-Letmathe and Asit K. Biswas Project Syndicate | May 1, 2012  According to the United Nations Population Division, the world’s population reached seven billion in 2011. By 2050, that number will have risen to more than 9.3 billion. As … Read More