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Development sermons

Do political cabals and business cartels explain the woes of Nepali economy?

| Feb 22, 2021

IMF, World Bank and COVID-19

How have global financial institutions responded to the economic crisis triggered by the viral outbreak?

| Apr 30, 2020

Infrastructure redefined

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will aid the global economy.

| May 18, 2016

In cash or in kind?

A universal Public Distribution System would do better than direct cash transfers in solving India’s food-policy conundrum

To live free

A new book exposes the myths behind India's 'growth miracle', and looks for ways out of the ecological and social devastation of the current neoliberal model.

| Jan 22, 2013

A profitable education

While India’s new Right to Education Act seeks to bring free and compulsory education for all children, it seems to short-change them through an unrealistic vision of the private sector’s involvement.

| Jun 01, 2010

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On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.