The chulha trap - Energy access for health security of the poor - a presentation by Anumita Anumita Roychowdhury, Executive Director General, CSE at Anil Agarwal Dialogue 2014: Energy Access and Renewable Energy, February 27-28, 2014, New Delhi.

Rajkot: One spark is enough to engulf almost half of Saurashtra’s commercial capital in flames. This is no exaggeration.

Statement of the Minister of State in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Smt. Panabaaka Lakshmi in response to Rajya Sabha unstarred Question No. 2618 for 18th February, 2014, asked by Shri Ajay Sancheti regarding distortions in pricing of petroleum products.

Soon, the auto rickshaws in Ranchi will run on LPG. Three LPG stations will be set up in the city, at Dhurwa, Kokar and Booty More, for the purpose.

To stop the destruction of forests and increase its green cover to 33% as laid down in the national policy, the state forests department has launched a campaign to rope in villagers to voluntarily

This refers to Sunita Narain's column "The politics of particles" (Down to Earth, February 10). The government should take steps to provide LPG in rural areas at subsidised rates.

Chulhas - cook stoves of poor women who collect sticks, twigs, leaves and every other biomass material they can find to cook meals - are today at the centre of failing international action.

A comparison among firewood, charcoal and LPG shows that each energy source has its own specific advantages, inconveniences and limitations. They should be considered jointly within a comprehensive, inter-sectoral energy strategy that provides an effective framework for governments.

This is the first edition of the India Energy Subsidy Review, a biannual publication of the IISD’s Global Subsidies Initiative. Part One outlines economic and policy developments affecting India’s subsidized key fuel markets (diesel, liquefied petroleum gas, kerosene and natural gas), and analyses the dynamics of each market.

Amid Centre's ongoing efforts to increase the share of green energy in India's overall electricity mix, a group of MPs from different political parties requested the government to incentivize state