Kota Sriraj

Kota Sriraj

Looking Back at  an eventful 2021

Looking Back at an eventful 2021

Monday, 03 January 2022 | Kota Sriraj

Need to end the ‘one step forward and two steps backward’ approach to environment protection With yet another eventful year drawing to a close, one cannot help but notice how humanity has been forced to undergo a steep learning curve to survive the ever-worsening COVID-19 situation on one hand, and rapidly...

Vote for the environment

Thursday, 23 January 2020 | Kota Sriraj

The spectre of climate change is looming large and pollution cannot be stopped by turning a blind eye to it. In the February 8 Assembly polls, Delhiites need to elect a Government that makes environmental policies its priority Delhi is heading for polls on February 8 to elect 70 members to...

Global forests and ecology in peril

Thursday, 09 January 2020 | Kota Sriraj

As the going gets tough for the world’s ‘green assets’, it is being predicted that the Amazon rain forests are now the most threatened with a projected loss of 48 million hectares by 2030 The ongoing bush and forest fires in Australia are presenting a daunting challenge to the authorities and...

Silent warriors against pollution

Saturday, 04 January 2020 | Kota Sriraj

Large-scale tree felling is starting to resemble a genocide. Greedy man may not sit peacefully till he has harnessed all natural resources for himself. Can India avoid this genocide? The recent uproar over the felling of trees in Mumbai’s Aarey Colony area for setting up a metro car shed highlighted how...

India must get to the rightful place

Monday, 30 December 2019 | Kota Sriraj

While the COP25 climate talks ended in a deadlock, all is not lost. India must ensure that during the next COP, it is hailed as a nation that has led by example The just-concluded 25th UN conference on climate change held in Madrid was a massive climate congregation comprising 25,000 participants...

Save the precious sound of nature

Thursday, 19 December 2019 | Kota Sriraj

We pay for the rising decibels not just with our health but also with the loss of urban wildlife. Sound pollution is preventable The one thing that strikes people the most when they visit Western nations is the systematic functioning of the civic infrastructure that is clean and not overburdened with...

The conundrum of a vehicle ban

Thursday, 12 December 2019 | Kota Sriraj

The intention to protect the environment and health of the citizens is no doubt vital but important policy decisions should not be a knee-jerk reaction to long-standing problems As the national Capital reels under the impact of an increasingly toxic air quality and once again questions are being raised about the...

Enforce green laws strictly

Saturday, 07 December 2019 | Kota Sriraj

We currently have many fines for various environmental offences but none of them are stiff enough, nor are they enforced stringently. This whole exercise is futile India has no dearth of environmental problems and they seem to be mounting by the minute. Thankfully, there is no paucity of environmental protection laws...

Sunday Edition


23 January 2022 | Sunday PIONEER | Sunday Pioneer

Sound of music

23 January 2022 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer


23 January 2022 | Sunday PIONEER | Sunday Pioneer

‘We need to redefine success’

23 January 2022 | SUPRIYA RAMESH | Sunday Pioneer

Grand musical journey

23 January 2022 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

Talktime : ‘I want to reach out to more people with better stories’

23 January 2022 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer