Anumita Roychowdhury's story on fuel efficiency (

Energy insecurity is India s latest tryst with her post liberalised destiny. It began in July 2006. Crude oil prices rose to all time peak, at US $79 a barrel. In India, retail prices of petrol and diesel rose, respectively, 59.6 per cent and 78.8 per cen

The memory of last year's oil price hike, and its economic and political fallouts, has faded from memory. As India awaits the 2007-08 Union budget, newspapers are abuzz with reports of more tax cuts


Railway minister Laloo Prasad Yadav and former cricketer Navjot Singh Sidhu are the clowns of Indian politics. But think of the actions of the two in the past fortnight and you will begin seeing the

The charade over the oil price hike has been played out. On the one hand, the government pleads helplessness given the spiralling oil prices globally, on the other hand, the opposition right and

The danger India faces today, in the world of cleaner diesel

Pollution under control tests for diesel vehicles are a big farce

Delhi acts tough on diesel vehicles, levies pollution tax

The Sri Lankan government has given its citizens a bitter pill to swallow this new year. It has declared that a hike in the prices of diesel, petrol and other household goods is the only remedy to