CISED in the News

One Form of Engagement with the Public Has Been Through Interactions with Journalists in the Popular Media.


"Is This India’s Newest Nuke Bomb Factory", Sankar Ray,, January 21, 2008. [pdf]

"Right to Water: Human Rights, State Legislation, and Civil Society Initiatives in India", Rajesh Ramakrishnan, Water Moves, Issue 01, February, 2008.

"Travelogue IndiaBangalore", Rhitu Chatterjee, Environmental Science and Technology, February 17, 2008.

"Perilous Pursuit", Madhusree Mukherjee, Scientific American Magazine, February 18, 2008. [link]

"N-Plant Leak Kills 2 in Pak", Nasir Jaffry and G. S. Mudur, The Telegraph, April 9, 2008. [link]

"Forest Cover-Up? Plantations, Tree Canopy Included in Definition", Sreelatha Menon, Business Standard, April 14, 2008. [link]

"India/US: Nuke Deal Set to Time Out", Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service, May 8, 2008. [link]

"India Needs Proper N-Waste Disposal Tech", Rashme Sehgal, The Asian Age, May 11, 2008. [pdf]

"Chasing the Nuclear Power Chimera", Latha Jishnu, Business Standard, July 30, 2008. [pdf]

"India/US: Nuclear Waiver – Blow to Non-Proliferation", Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service, September 10, 2008. [pdf]

"N-Power a Green Option, but Costs High", Nitin Sethi, The Times of India, September 14, 2008. [pdf]

"Will More Nuclear Power Actually Reduce India’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions?" Lisa Friedman, ClimateWire, September 23, 2008. [pdf]

"Sweden Offers a Lesson in Handling Nuclear Waste", Sujata Dutta Sachdeva, The Times of India, October 12, 2008. [pdf]

"Elated Community Hails Indo-US Nuclear Deal", Ashfaque Swapan, US Indian News, October 14, 2008. [pdf]

"2008: A Lunar Odyssey", Archita Bhatta, Down To Earth, November 16-30, 2008. [pdf]

"Cancer Institutes under the Lens: Radioactive Waste", Supriya Khandekar, Citizen Matters, December 04, 2008. [pdf]


"FAO Report Blames Developing Nations for Deforestation", Archi Rastogi, Down To Earth, May 21, 2007. [link]

"Dicey Parameters", Archi Rastogi, Central Chronicle, June 1, 2007. [pdf]

"Hereinafter, Forests", Archi Rastogi, Down To Earth, June 15, 2007. [link]

"Nuclear ‘Spent Fuel’ Raises Concern in South India", News Post India, June 22, 2007. [pdf]

"Payments for Ecosystem Services", Rohini Nilekani, The Hindu, August 3, 2007. [link]

"Power Struggle Leaves India in the Dark", Sankar Ray, The Hindustan Times, September 4, 2007.

"Blue Lady Contained Radioactive Waste", Down To Earth, September 5, 2007. [link]

"Deal Will Push India into U.S. Strategic Orbit, Say Experts", Special Correspondent, The Hindu, September 9, 2007. [link]

"Indo-US Nuclear Deal: In Whose Interests?" Aditya Sarkar and Anish Vanaik, Economic and Political Weekly, September 22, 2007. [pdf]

"India/US: Nuke Deal May Trigger Mid-Term Polls", Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service, September 23, 2007. [link]

"Beyond the Veil: India Is Ignoring the Cost and Polluting Capacity of Nuclear Power", Ashok Mitra, The Telegraph, September 28, 2007. [link]

"Nuke Power Costs Take Centre Stage – Experts Differ on Financial Viability", G. S. Mudur, The Telegraph, October 01, 2007. [link]

"Ramana Highlights Ill-Effects of Nuclear Technology", NavHind Times, October 15, 2007.


"Indian Lawmakers May Seek to Void Extra Conditions on Deal with US", Mark Hibbs, Nucleonics Week, July 13, 2006. [pdf]

"Business Lobbies Push Indo-US Nuke Deal", Praful Bidwai, Inter Press Service, November 20, 2006. [pdf]