Author: sumitbhatnagar

The Ways We Waste: The Long Road to Proper Waste Management

The Ways We Waste: The Long Road to Sustainable Waste Management Over the course of the 20th century, the India saw an economic boom. The middle class flourished, businesses prospered, and a whole slew of industries were created to satisfy the new demand for consumer goods. But the rising tide of the consumer market brought with it a staggering increase in the amount of trash pouring into the nation’s landfills. The Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organization (CPHEEO) has estimated that waste generation in India could be as much as 1.3 pounds per person per day. That figure...

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Do backward people still need reservation?

Off late there has been a huge debate whether reservation should be given or not and if it is to be given then to whom it should be given? Recent case of increasing the reservation in Maharashtra comes into mind. But do backward people actually need reservation? Can our society thrive without reservation? What should be the criteria for reservation if at all it has to be given? What if there is no reservation? Will there be equality? Do deserving people actually get reservation? There are laws for everything in our country but unfortunately they are bent according to...

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Is India Suffering from Pseudo-Seularism? | Sumit Bhatnagar | Magazine of Youth

“While socialism seeks to erase the economic distinctions between human beings by taking individual choices about property out of people’s hands, secularism seeks to erase the religious differences between people by making religion irrelevant to the life of the community.” ~Hunter Baker Secularism in India means equal treatment of all religions by the state. Unlike the Western concept of secularism which envisions a separation of religion and state, the concept of secularism in India envisions acceptance of religious laws as binding on the state, and equal participation of state in different religions. With the 42nd Amendment of the Constitution of India enacted in 1976 the Preamble to the Constitution asserted...

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Electricity from Garbage around you

With the advancement of the World Technologies the needs of human has also gone high. Life, nowadays has become so fast and luxurious that we can not imagine it without the sophisticated electrical and electronic items. All these human luxuries, has made the world behind it that is, the reason that has caused all the luxury to home has became highly pressurized. The electrical needs to human has gone high tremendously in last few decades that has forced technology to find more and more alternates to generate electricity so as to fulfill human growing needs. The old tradition ways...

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