Issue Date: Sep 15, 2006
Interstate Disputes over Krishna Waters Law, Science and Imperialism by Radha D'Souza
The title of the book under review does not do much justice to what lies between its covers. Radha D'Souza's study is much more than an analysis of the Krishna water dispute. It covers diverse themes imperialism, law, sociology of science, development projects, social engineering. Conflicts over waters of the river Krishna provide the anchor for the enquiry.
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general