Friday, 21 January, 2022
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Topic: Power

If there’s one Gujarat model we must replicate, it’s the power sector reforms one

Crisis in coal? The real problem is in the power sector.

How much land would be needed to power a net-zero India? New study shows

Renewable energy sources like solar or wind power don’t permanently alter land and natural resources like coal mining does, writes Charles Worringham in a new study in IEEFA.

Anand Sharma’s outburst shows Gandhis must prepare for summer of Congress discontent

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Power consumption can explode with increasing use of artificial intelligence

A flood of new devices are getting internet connections, generating more data and increasing the need for more computing power with AI to make sense of the new information.

Modi and Amit Shah are brazen about Maharashtra coup because power is their 24×7 drug

Modi-Shah's power quest is in sharp contrast to Sonia Gandhi's relinquishing act, Rahul’s 'power is poison' and Manmohan Singh’s invisible need for it.

Power to water: If India wants to fulfil economic goals, it needs better infrastructure

For too long, governments have focused on making money from infrastructure rather than seeing it as a service that can power growth.

Modi govt electrified India with poles & wires, but challenge is to keep electrons flowing

A major barrier to electricity access in India remains the concurrence between economic poverty and energy poverty.

Indian electorate cares about electricity – but the power sector remains deeply challenged

A case study of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha shows how state governments are struggling to provide power access & quality while balancing prices.

Poor electricity service quality plagues Modi’s Saubhagya scheme, but there are ways out

Modi's ambitious rural electrification scheme will work if it breaks away from the traps of power theft, non-repayment and low electricity demand.

‘Butterfly Politics’ is a mirror to reflect on miles covered for gender equality

Mackinnon’s understanding of concepts of power, privilege and intellectual freedom isn’t just universal, but also prophetic.

On Camera

YourTurn

How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.

Defence

Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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