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The indirect benefits of transfer

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, 3 weeks ago
The indirect benefits transfer The Hindu, 3 weeks ago

When Commodity Prices Fall

(Before It's News) C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh There was a period in the 2000s when primary commodity prices appeared to have bucked their long term trend of stagnation or decline. As Chart 1 shows, between the trough of December 2001 ...
 Before It's News3 weeks ago

Release MGNREGA funds, aid dought-hit: Activists to Jaitley

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 India5 days ago Release MGNREGA funds, aid drought-hit: Activists to FM  Times of India5 days ago

Land reforms fail, only 5% of India's farmers control 32% land

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.com1 week ago Under 5% farmers have 32% farmland  Millennium Post3 weeks ago Land reforms fail, 5% of Indias farmers control 32% land  India Infoline3 weeks ago Land reform failures: Only 5% of India's farmers control 32% farmland  Firstpost.com3 weeks ago

The business of aid: there's big money being made fighting poverty, disease and hunger

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 Africa2 weeks ago

Delhi's oldest Bengali Club is back in action!

After almost a decade, Delhi's popular Bengali Club at Kashmere Gate is set to reopen. Known for its cultural and social activities, the club stopped organising events, about nine years ago. Around five years ago,a portion of the building which ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago Delhi's vintage Bengali club set to make a comeback  The Statesman2 weeks ago Delhi's Bengali club of 1925 vintage back in action  ProKerala.com2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Anti-corruption summit, UK commits to act on tax havens

Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday said Britain had secured the agreement on two of three key issues related to its overseas territories that are reputed to be tax havens, a day before London hosts a global summit on tax evasion and ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy

Contribution to Asia Regional...

More broadly, agroecology has been growing on national and international agendas, ranging from the 2012 decree on agroecology of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff, to the United Kingdom's All-Party Parliamentary Group on Agroecology, to the 2014 ...
 Institute for Agricultural and Trade Policy2 weeks ago
Financial Express

UPSC IAS Civil Services final result 2016 declared: Tina Dabi emerges No 1, Aamir Ul Shari Khan Akhtar follows; check toppers list

UPSC IAS Civil Services final result 2016 declared: In accordance with Rule 16 (4) & (5) of the Civil Services Examination Rules 2015, the Commission is maintaining a consolidated Reserve List of 172 candidates as under: GENERAL: 86; OBC: 74; SC: ...
 Financial Express2 weeks ago
IndUS Business Journal

56.4 percent of Indian rural households own no land

By Sumit Chaturvedi Photo: INDIA New England News Why it is difficult to reverse more than half-a-century of land-reform failures? Five facts, gleaned from the 2011-12 agricultural census and 2011 socio-economic caste census and this ...
 IndUS Business Journal3 weeks ago Land reforms fail: 5% of farmers control 32% land  Economic Times3 weeks ago Land reforms fail, 5 percent of India's farmers control 32 percent land  ProKerala.com3 weeks ago
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