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Hunger Games

Hunger Games

Jan 08, 2020

India’s social security system needs strenghtening

Thought For Food

Thought For Food

Aug 21, 2015

Even the worst-governed states can improve their PDS and ensure grain for the poorest. Look at Madhya Pradesh.

'The New Government Is Not Committed To The NREGA'

'The New Government Is Not Committed To The NREGA'

Oct 14, 2014

28 leading economists write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to 'express deep concern about the future of India's National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA)'

Water For The Leeward India

Water For The Leeward India

Mar 15, 2014

As subsidies for the poor continue to be under attack, a ground-up report from 10-states shows how well welfare schemes have worked over the last 10 years.

Putting Growth In Its Place

Putting Growth In Its Place

Nov 04, 2011

It has to be but a means to development, not an end in itself

A Grain Of Good Sense

A Grain Of Good Sense

Jul 11, 2009

Legislating against hunger is a great idea that needs expansion

'Sentence Us To The Same Punishment...'

'Sentence Us To The Same Punishment...'

Sep 25, 2007

'... as pronounced against the Mid Day journalists,' say 30 eminent citizens. "We publicly reiterate whatever has been written by Mid Day and whatever has been said and written by Campaign for Judicial Accountability."

'Immediate End To The Forcible Acquisition Of Land'

'Immediate End To The Forcible Acquisition Of Land'

Jan 09, 2007

'We deplore the recent attack on the CPM office at Nandigram, but deplore even more strongly the policy of retaliation advocated by some constituents of the Left Front Government, and the use of armed elements against the villagers, already at the co

A Woman's Sight

A Woman's Sight

Jun 10, 2006

Sen is praised as a "feminist economist" but it is not very clear what "feminist" actually stands for (except for a general concern with gender issues) and why Sen qualifies

Schools Of Thought

Schools Of Thought

Oct 25, 2003

A living example of the possibility of "joyful learning".

Indiagenous

Indiagenous

May 17, 2003

There is little coherence in this ransacking of Indian social history, but the sample is interesting.

Blinded To The Divisions

Blinded To The Divisions

Sep 01, 2001

An essence of Bharat which is at complete variance with India

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