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Shweta Saini

Shweta Saini
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Shweta Saini is a Senior Consultant at ICRIER.

On Camera

Wind turbines stand at the Ostro Energy Pvt. Ltd., wind farm in Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. | Photographer: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

India’s energy transition path is on track. Now it needs to pick pace: Analysis

The ongoing Covid-19 recovery efforts offer five key lessons, and also reveal some blind spots that can potentially undermine the hard-earned progress.
Representational image of a healthcare worker handling an oxygen cylinder | Photo: ThePrint

Oxygen shortage across India sees surge in stocks of gas makers amid second Covid wave

Oxygen manufacturer Linde India Ltd. gained more than 90% so far this year, while National Oxygen Ltd. advanced 59%.

Defence

File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

Army wants around 350 light tanks to sharpen its mountain warfare edge amid Ladakh stalemate

The Army's technical specifications for the tanks indicate the combat weight should not exceed 25 tonnes. The RFI has been floated to seek vendors.
Illustration by Soham Sen

There’s a need to hold up a mirror to Modi govt on Covid management, and this is the picture

Between premature victory mood that allowed Kumbh & elections, and lack of urgency on vaccines, Modi govt has walked into its biggest crisis. The way out needs realism, humility and one ‘Ram baan’ weapon.