By Jayati Ghosh We now have a peculiar combination in the economic policy of India: a declared attempt at fiscal consolidation, combined with a reluctance to do what it takes to raise tax revenues. This unfortunate juxtaposition has meant a ... South Asia Monitor, 1 month ago
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(Before It's News) C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh Ever since the Global Financial Crisis, advanced economies have been grappling with the spectre of deflation. While this was very clearly a reflection of the downswing in economic activity ...Before It's News, 2 weeks ago How Much has Global Economic Power Really Shifted Before It's News, 3 weeks ago When Commodity Prices Fall Before It's News, 1 month ago
Questioning official statistics is a standard practice, especially for research and analysis. It doesn't mean that questions are intended to undermine national attainments. Unfortunately, it has become increasingly difficult in Bangladesh to raise ...Financial Express Bangladesh, 1 week ago
HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL HOLDS PANEL DISCUSSION ON WOMENS RIGHTS AND THE 2030 AGENDA FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT
16 June 2016 The Human Rights Council this afternoon concluded its annual full-day discussion on the human rights of women with a panel discussion on women's rights and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Kate Gilmore, United Nations ...United Nations Office at Geneva, 2 weeks ago
The 9th Zee Gold Awards was held on June 9 at Filmcity in Mumbai. The actresses were at their fashionable best as the confidently posed on the golden carpet. Take a look. Shamita Shetty looks gorgeous in this Indo-Western outfit. Gauahar Khan opts for a wine-red off shoulder gown. Nia Sharma flaunts her sexy back. Malaika Arora Khan sizzles in white! Karishma Tanna keeps it simple yet stylish. Kuch Rang Pyar Ke Aise Bhi's lead actress Erica Fernandez is all summery. Sriti ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
This refers to the editorial, Tentative recovery (June 07). Banks are considered the growth engines of a developing economy. For India to achieve double-digit growth, developed infrastructure is a necessity. We need $1 trillion to rekindle our ...Hindu Business Line, 3 weeks ago
Countercurrents.org [The following is a statement in support of scholar-activist Prof Kancha Ilaiah, who is under attack from a number of Hindutva organizations and against whom the Hyderabad police recently registered a case for hurting religious ...Counter Currents, 1 month ago
JAIPUR: A group of civil society activists have written to Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and minister for rural development Chaudhary Birender Singh seeking that they pay heed to the May 13 judgment of the Supreme Court on the proper ...Times of India, 1 month ago Release MGNREGA funds, aid drought-hit: Activists to FM Times of India, 1 month ago Over 100 activists write to PM over drought situation Rediff.com, 2 months ago
The average land given to the rural landless is small and falling, from 0.95 acres in 2002 to 0.88 acres in 2015 - a 7.4 per cent drop over 13 years–and a slowdown is evident in the process of taking land away from rich landlords, the RTI data reveal. Almost three decades ago in 1990, Radheshyam, 49, was given half an acre of farm land free, taken away from a landlord as part of what was then a 40-year-old state law that allows distribution of such land to the poor. One of 5.78 million ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago Under 5% farmers have 32% farmland Millennium Post, 1 month ago Land reforms fail, 5% of Indias farmers control 32% land India Infoline, 1 month ago Land reform failures: Only 5% of India's farmers control 32% farmland Firstpost.com, 1 month ago
THE Grand Cunard Building in Liverpool sits on the edge of the River Mersey and the port city's historic docklands. It was here that the city was propelled to prosperity as a major hub in the business of transatlantic slavery, profiting from the ...Mail & Guardian Africa, 1 month ago
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