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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......

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......

The flaws in India's growth model

The ongoing economic travails in India arise from a combination of severe macroeconomic difficulties and a sharp deceleration in the trend rate of economic growth, say Devesh Kapur and Arvind......

Is the Indian economy shrinking?

The decline in the rupee's value shows that the government’s efforts to fix the economy have been too little, too late, notes Shankar Acharya Yes, the Gandhi-Singh government appears to have......

Indians unwilling to set up productive enterprises

Why FDI is not attracted to India - and why Indians themselves are unwilling to set up productive enterprises, asks Devesh Kapur, director of the Centre for the Advanced Study of India at the......
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The desi who wants to be Munnabhai

Meet Vignesh Selvakumaran, a bioengineering grad from the University of Pennsylvania who wants to be a doctor and believes that while medicine... ...

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Can India's higher education be saved from the rule of babus?

Greater decentralisation of higher education governance is key to meaningful reform Devesh Kapur June 22, 2014 Last Updated at 22:50 IST A recent... ...

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Truth of life

The Capital is soon going to see a play which depicts how a person tries to overcome all the questions raised in one's own mind about one's own... ...

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Making the best out of an ever-changing world

It is no exaggeration to say that India must make the best out of an ever changing international system taking into account not only the changing... ...

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Strengthening India's rule of law

India is a young nation long ruled by old laws—its police, for example, are governed by such colonial-era statutes as the Police Act of 1861,... ...

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