Universal micropension? Govt of India’s doesn’t have appetite for social protection, its efforts are patchy

India is home to one-fifth of the world’s population which includes a third of the world’s poor and one-eighth of the world’s elderly. Most of them spend their whole lives as informal... Read more »

If Modi can meet Nawaz Sharif, Adani wants to sell 4000 MW power to Pak, why are our soldiers killing each other?

In 1947 India was divided by the foreign rulers by playing a game of divide and rule to which the religious fundamentalists fell prey. India and Pakistan since then have a checkered... Read more »

Gujarat’s 100% rural households get clean drinking water, Modi think-tank claims: Says state No 1 in water index

Ranking Gujarat No 1 in Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) for the second successive year, the Modi government’s powerful policy-making body, Niti Aayog, appears to have left no stone unturned in order... Read more »

Corruption: India’s Worst Curse

India’s eager quest for economic dynamism has been severely stifled by chronic corruption. The country needs to urgently modernize its institutions and end the culture of rent seeking and cutting corners if... Read more »

My Grandmother called ‘Kochadima’ (Little Slave) and Kerala’s ‘Glorified’ history.

Name of my father’s mother was ‘Kochadima’ (Little Slave). I was ashamed to say my grandmother’s name. I used to think who will give a name like ‘Little Slave’ to a person.... Read more »