The Internet in "Digital India"
Jul 24th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
According to the latest NSSO data, the proportion of Indian households in which at least one member had access to the Internet is far short of the near universal connectivity envisaged by the Digital India mission.
The Search for India's Bulky Middle
Jul 22nd 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
The Pew study estimates suggest that in the most successful years of the neoliberal project, the expected expansion of the global middle class, which is required to sustain high growth has not been realised.
China's Stock Market Collapse
Jul 22nd 2015, Jayati Ghosh
The negative impacts of China's stock market collapse, falling exports and the explosion of debt are not just felt within the economy but across the globe.
 
Pachhwara Coal Mines, Jharkhand: Privatisation of Coal Mining and Rights of Adivasis
Jul 21st 2015, Vikas Rawal and Prakash Viplav
Privatisation of coal mining in Amrapara has facilitated a loot of national resources and deprived the poor adivasi peasants of the benefits that rightfully belong to them.
Economic Forecasts and Reality: Should we believe the World Bank?
Jun 23rd 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh
The World Bank's latest projections for GDP growth are pessimistic, especially for developing countries. But given its poor track record, how far they are reliable is doubtful.
Economics and the Two Concepts of Nationalism
Jun 22nd 2015, Prabhat Patnaik
It is important to differentiate the kind of nationalism that informed the anti-colonial struggle in India from the bourgeois nationalism that had emerged in Europe.
Power Tariff Hike in West Bengal
Jun 16th 2015, Prasenjit Bose
One of the necessary steps towards tackling the problem of power tariff hike in West Bengal is to break the monopoly of the CESC in Kolkata and adjoining areas.
Result: Latin America/Africa/Asia/Scholarly Collaborative Programme, Research Grants 2015.

Call for Applications for the Eighth South-South Institute on "Inequality and Social Justice: Perspectives from the Global South", September 11-18, 2015, Durban, South Africa.
 
Agriculture in Crisis
Apr 1st 2015, Jayati Ghosh
India is on the brink of a major agricultural crisis resulting from natural causes and poor policy of the present government in the field of agriculture and social sector.
 
The Modi Government's Economic Strategy
Mar 19th 2015, C.P. Chandrasekhar
In its pursuit of pushing ahead with the neoliberal agenda, the government is willing to adopt measures which, as evidence suggests, would fail as strategy.
 
 

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