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Roli Mahajan

is a journalist based in Lucknow, India.

All articles of Roli Mahajan

Global environment

The climate crisis is escalating fast

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns 1.5 degree-Celsius limit will probably be breached, at least temporarily


Sudan’s uncertain journey towards democracy

Though civilian prime minister is back in office after coup attempt, the situation in Khartoum remains tense

Mass suffering

India’s disastrous second Covid-19 wave

Coronavirus is ravaging India’s cities and rural areas


India’s diaspora is influential, though few members vote

Non-resident Indians (NRIs) have a bearing on the nation’s politics, society and culture

Struggling family

Some cannot afford health worries

India’s poor cannot let worries about Covid-19 reduce their efforts to make money


Never disrupt treatment

To make the world TB free, funding must increase dramatically

Plastics ban

Finding alternatives

Rwanda is taking its ban on single-use plastic bags one big step further, to include most other types of single-use plastic products

Global environment

Less food, more dengue infections

A recent report in The Lancet presents a bleak picture of how the climate crisis will affect human health

Running dry

India’s water crisis

Overuse and mismanagement of resources are creating an impending water crisis in India

Natural resources

Protecting ancestral land

Indigenous people of Ecuador fight to keep oil companies off their ancestral land

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