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How we can build 'Indianness'

The new government has to make conscious efforts to rebuild social equality and bring the people together, says Devesh Kapur.  One of the most difficult challenges facing the new government is......

Manik Sarkar: The anomaly in Indian politics

Tripura's popular chief minister shows up the failures of the elitist central leadership of India's Left, says Devesh Kapur In the increasingly high-decibel debates on the quality of leadership on......

The elite's classrooms

The government is internationalising Indian higher education in quite the wrong way, says Devesh Kapur The Indian government recently announced a grant of Rs 25 crore to Oxford University for the......

'Overseas citizen shifted the basis of Indian nationalism'

Devesh Kapur has been the director of Centre for the Advanced Study of India, the only research institute in America devoted to India, since 2006. CASI at the University of Pennsylvania turned 20......

Has India become less violent?

India is less violent, privately and publicly, than ever before, says Devesh Kapur Amidst the gloom in the state of affairs in India, there is one surprising piece of good news. Although the recent......

Modi govt needs new talent to change India

If the Modi government is to keep its promise of change, it must bring in fresh faces, says Devesh Kapur. When the new prime minister took power he appeared to make it clear that he would......

4 reforms that can solve India's land woes

 India needs to do away with income tax concessions that encourage purchase of housing, say Devesh Kapur and T V Somanathan and Arvind Subramanian. How can India reduce the severe......

Are special perks for VIPs in India justified?

The race for VIP perks has pernicious consequences and is undermining the elite's authority, says Devesh Kapur. Edward Said once wrote a short piece examining people in positions of power and......

There is a Swiss connection to Indians' craze for gold

Swiss data secrecy suggests a sinister explanation for India's gold fetish, say Devesh Kapur, Marla Spivack, Arvind Subramanian & Milan Vaishnav. Gold has been all over the news in India lately......

A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures that bring in a turnover of between Rs 75 crore and......
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For a new paradigm of social justice

The central policy challenge for the new government is how to sustain social gains while ensuring that Dalits can participate more meaningfully in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/for-a-new-paradigm-of-social-justice/article6367261.ece
A daily wage labourer who turned multimillionaire

The 39-year-old, the fifth child of an illiterate labourer couple and only the second of their eight to be educated, now helms various ventures... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/special/special-a-daily-wage-labourer-who-turned-multimillionaire/20140828.htm
Capitalism is smashing casteism in India

By SA Aiyar The most heartwarming book of 2014 is Defying the Odds, by Devesh Kapur, Shyam Babu and Chandrabhan Prasad. It tells the stories of... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/comments-analysis/adam-smith-vs-manu-capitalism-is-smashing-casteism-in-india/articleshow/40856650.cms
Why Madhusudan Refused to Play it Safe

By | Grist Media The wide road leading to Jubilee Hills is difficult to navigate with its heavy motor traffic and unwieldy dips and turns. The... ...

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Don't tweak; revamp govt ecosystem

As a follow-up to its pre-election motto, Minimum government, Maximum governance, the Narendra Modi government recently amended the All India... ...

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