Coke-Pespi Ki Loot Aur Paani Ki Jung

A malaise called non regulation

There is never any end to learning. And so, surprises. We have learnt, over 20 years, that environmental governance in India is lackadaisical. Still, the extent of irresponsibility never fails to surprise...

The confusion resulting from reports about pesticides in bottled water and soft drinks saw a few companies sneak ride upon the concerns of the bewildered common man...


On April 1 this year the revised norms for bottled water should have come into force, but didn t. By missing the deadline which ironically coincided with All Fool s Day the Union government may have played a practical joke on millions of people consum

In the context of the New Delhi based Centre for Science and Environment CSE study on pesticides in bottled water, Sharad Yadav, Union minister of consumer affairs, spoke to Down To Earth about issues of regulation in publ

As bottled water use continues to expand around the world, there is growing interest in the environmental, economical, and social implications of that use, including concerns about waste generation, proper use of groundwater, hydrologic effects on local surface and groundwater, economic costs, and more. A key concern is how much energy is required to produce and use bottled water.

Pakistan court supports environment against Nestle, US troops

On March 19, 2004, over 500,000 bottles of Coca Cola's Dasani bottled water was recalled within 24 hours in the United Kingdom (uk). The Food Standards Agency (fsa), uk's official watchdog for