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'Polarisation shows Gujarat has had a terrible experience'

In a note to his students titled ‘In a Background of Elections – The Development Debate’, Dr Frazer Mascarenhas, principal of Mumbai’s St Xavier’s College, one of the......

Principal of Mumbai's St Xavier's College slams Gujarat development model

The Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has faced a lot of flak over his Gujarat development model. On Tuesday, criticism came from an unexpected corner when......

In Budget speech, Chidambaram makes veiled attack on Modi, Kejriwal

Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Monday made a veiled attack on Narendra Modi and Arvind Kejriwal, telling them "neither populism nor individualism" is an alternative way of governance and......

Starting Kudankulam: When deception triumphs

India’s nuclear establishment is continuing its march of folly at the expense of safety in the false belief that atomic power is the energy of the future. It’s not. Nuclear power is in......

'Govt should encourage, not prosecute, whistle-blowers'

Tarun Jain of the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad says allowing legal immunity to bribe-givers motivates citizens to increasingly report bribe demands, in an interview with Faisal Kidwai.......

Bihar and India's uncertain glory

Amartya Sen and Jean Dreze advocate stronger laws to improve basic education but believe that public scepticism and media criticism of corruption in such schemes are misplaced, says Sunil......

Keep cash off food security Bill: Economist

A study on the Public Distribution System by a team led by National Advisory Council member and economist Jean Dreze found only 18 per cent of respondents in a survey, of 1,227 below-poverty line......

NREGP architects boycott anniversary celebrations

Non-government activists Aruna Roy and Jean Dreze, who are widely regarded as architects of the National Rural Employment Guarantee Programme (NREGP), boycotted its fourth anniversary celebrations......

Jobs guarantee Bill diluted

Noted economist Jean Dreze on Friday said the Employment Guarantee Bill, which aimed to provide 100 days of employment a year to a member of every household, had been watered down. Dreze is one of......

Economists urge Modi not to withdraw rural employment scheme

A group of leading economists has said the future of India's biggest anti-poverty scheme, which has brought work to millions of impoverished villagers, is under threat and urged the government not......
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Under new Centre-state tax-sharing model, UP likely to suffer loss of Rs 9,000 crore

LUCKNOW: The new Centre-state tax-sharing model, part of PM Modi's grand cooperative federalism vision, promised a 10% increase — from 32% to 42%... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/under-new-centre-state-tax-sharing-model-up-likely-to-suffer-loss-of-rs-9000-crore/articleshow/47944008.cms
Best solution

Best solution This refers to The digging-holes myth by Jean Dreze (IE, July 1). The MGNREGA is one of the best solutions to fight poverty and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/letters-to-editor/letters-to-the-editor-best-solution/
More villagers buy subsidised food on better delivery

PDS system at a government shop. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: More rural households are buying from the public distribution system (PDS),... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Politics/n4PwmorJfNcO2AYM3qsGZN/More-villagers-buy-subsidised-food-on-better-delivery.html
Households using PDS double in seven years

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Grain bought from market sources while still accounting for the lion's share of an... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/indian-households-using-the-public-distribution-system-doubles-in-seven-years/article7367715.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
A low score

The Human Development Report 2011 of the UNDP affirms what critical scholars have been saying for years now: the high economic growth achieved by... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/a-low-score/article2612528.ece?utm_source=MostPopular&utm_medium=Editorial&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo

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