2014: From paisa wapasi to ghar wapasi

Mohan Guruswamy is Chairman and founder of Centre for Policy Alternatives, New Delhi, India. He has over three decades of experience in government, industry and academia. He can be contacted at mohanguru[at]gmail.com. 2014… Continue reading

Big Defaulters, Easy Loan and a Timely Warning

Abhijit Mukhopadhyay currently works as Senior Economist at Economic Research Foundation, New Delhi. He taught at business schools and also worked at different research based institutes in New Delhi. While delivering the Third… Continue reading


 चंदन श्रीवास्तव (chandan[at]csds.in) दिल्ली स्थित सीएसडीएस के सीनियर फेलो हैं। एक सर्जन, एक सहयोगी डाक्टर और कुछ सहायक ! बस इतने से लोगों के बूते छह घंटे में 83 महिलाओं की नसबंदी! मतलब… Continue reading

ILO, WHO and Elimination of Asbestos related diseases

To Shri Bandaru Dattatreya Union Minister of Labour and Employment Union Ministry Labour & Employment Government of India New Delhi Subject- ILO, WHO and Elimination of Asbestos related diseases Sir, Let me congratulate… Continue reading

Haryana elections : A setback to defectors and khap panchayats

D.R. Chaudhry is is a retired academic from Delhi University. There has been a popular perception that khap panchyats in Haryana enjoy a lot of influence and popularity in society. It has been… Continue reading

Haider : Some Reflections

Dr Gopa Nayak is a writer and an academician. She has a DPhil from the University of Oxford and her first Master’s degree is in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of… Continue reading


Rashneek Kher is a Kashmiri and based in Delhi. The frequency with which one is seeing ISIS flags being displayed in Kashmir these days has lead to heated debates. From “outright condemnation” to… Continue reading

Sutak : A Tale of Two Women

Prakash K Ray is the Editor of Bargad.org. Book Review : Sutak (Novel) by Nadi Palshikar Being a woman is a terribly difficult task, since it consists principally in dealing with men. These… Continue reading

Parsing the Xi Jinping Visit: Economics as the ‘Base’ of the Sino-Indian Relations

P.K.Anand is associated with Institute of Chinese Studies, Delhi. He can be contacted at anand.p.krishnan[at]gmail.com. The three-day state visit of the Chinese President Xi Jinping was viewed with great expectations and therefore, received… Continue reading

My Point of View… : DEEPIKA PADUKONE

Deepika Padukone is a noted film personality based in Delhi. She has written this note on her FB page.  There is only ONE sign that a woman wants to have sex and that… Continue reading

Shrinking space for minorities in Pakistan

Besides being victims of blasphemy allegations, they have also been bombed wholesale in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa while performing their religious duties in their sacred places, says Muhammad Akbar Notezai. He is a… Continue reading

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