Anil K. Rajvanshi

Anil K. Rajvanshi

About Anil K. Rajvanshi

The author is  Director, Nimbkar Agricultural Research Institute (NARI), Phaltan, Maharashtra

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How a sustainable lifestyle can help overcome COVID-19 pandemic

Almost 45 years ago, when I was a student in the US at the University of Florida, I wondered whether because of rampant use of modern medicine mankind was doing a disservice to itself by hindering the evolutionary process

Nehru helped in spreading Swami Vivekananda’s thinking

May 27 was Jawaharlal Nehru 56th death anniversary.  There was hardly any mention in the mass media marking the anniversary.  It is really sad to see that one of the founding fathers of India has been virtually forgotten

India's response to coronavirus is based on fear, not planning

There are indications/allegations that COVID-19 or coronavirus was accidentally released from a Wuhan lab

The Ashok Desai I knew: A tribute

On 13 April 2020 Supreme Court advocate Ashok Desai, a legal luminary and former Attorney General of India, passed away in Mumbai. He was 77

Lockdown and Isaac Newton: Remembering a pioneering scientist in challenging times

One of the greatest thoughts of mankind came from Isaac Newton. Interestingly enough he developed all his mathematical and scientific theories when he was banished from Cambridge University, where he was studying, to his native place in rural England during the great plague of the 1660s

A mantra to fight coronavirus

There is a worldwide scare about coronavirus. Such viruses in one form or the other have been with us through eternity

India needs freedom from noise pollution

Noise-wise, India is among the most polluted countries in the world. The data on noise pollution is scarce, but whatever little exists for India shows that, in most cities, noise reaches dangerous levels

How forceful exhalation helps tone body and mind

Kapalbhati is a part of Pranayam kriya that has been in vogue ancient India where one forcefully exhales rapidly and in short bursts. Practitioners of yoga say it helps in cleaning the lungs and in exercising the abdomen muscles. It is therefore recommended for reducing tummy fat. This exhalation exercise can be practiced by either sitting…

Atmosphere of fear has stalled India’s economy

Creation of wealth is a creative process and is always spearheaded by citizens who feel safe and live without fear in the country, writes Anil K. Rajvanshi for South Asia Monitor

Needed political will to solve Delhi's pollution crisis

There are enough existing solutions to alleviate air pollution which is a result of a waste-disposal problem.  However, there is a need to have political and administrative will to implement them, writes Anil Rajvanshi for South Asia Monitor

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Indian paramilitary to induct transgender officers

In a socially transformation step, the Indian government has decided to induct members of the transgender community in the country's elite paramilitary forces ending discrimination against the…