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Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Gaurav Gogoi

Gogoi is a member of Lok Sabha.

How to plug gaps in the law to prevent and control air pollution
Mon, Aug 16, 2021

Initiatives such the Commission for Air Quality Management are steps in the right direction, but penal provisions against polluters will need to be made simple and stringent.

Parenting during pandemic
Thu, Jun 24, 2021

The mental health of parents plays a big role in the emotional well-being of their children. Government helplines on psychological issues should be publicised and businesses should promote family-friendly policies

Empower community resource professionals to prevent a crisis of malnutrition
Tue, Sep 01, 2020

Covid-19 has only increased the prevailing inequality in child nutrition and health. Children are more vulnerable now as their parents have lost their jobs and incomes

Amending and updating the 1981 Air Act will help in the battle against pollution
Mon, Nov 04, 2019

In its present form, India’s Air Act does not mention or prioritise the importance of reducing the health impact of rising pollution. This is the first change that a new law on air pollution should bring.

War minus shooting
Mon, Jan 16, 2017

The Jan Lokpal Bill was accepted by the Congress government in 2013 with amendments and was renamed and passed as the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Bill.

The silencing of dissent
Thu, Apr 23, 2015

Government’s treatment of Greenpeace is an example of a worrying trend.

Needed, a new headline
Sat, Aug 16, 2014

The media should encourage a fresh regional perspective on the Northeast that captures its reality.