Rhinos in Peril

Floods in Assam have once again highlighted the delicate balance between natural disasters and wildlife conservation.

Blight of Privilege

Inter-services rivalry is a post-Independence problem, because the colonial administration could ensure that the military and the various components of bureaucracy worked in close co-ordination. Friction between members of services started building up soon after Independence to fill up the large number of senior posts that had fallen vacant after the exodus of British officers. Promotions, too, became much easier in the new regime