Profile of Jean Dreze
India’s social security system needs strenghtening
Even the worst-governed states can improve their PDS and ensure grain for the poorest. Look at Madhya Pradesh.
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)'
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.
It has to be but a means to development, not an end in itself
Legislating against hunger is a great idea that needs expansion
'... 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."
'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
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
A living example of the possibility of "joyful learning".
There is little coherence in this ransacking of Indian social history, but the sample is interesting.
An essence of Bharat which is at complete variance with India