Tag: liberal nationalism

  • The case for freedom

    The road to prosperity lies through economic freedom—free trade, free markets, rule of law, low and non-distortionary taxes, enforcement of contracts, light but consistent regulations, sanctity of property rights. You may have heard this song before. We shall sing it till it is really heard. And then again.

  • Let us keep our Republic

    Rohit Pradhan & Harsh Gupta argue that instead of acting as a moral arbiter on the appropriateness of adult behaviour or an adjudicator of cultural disputes the state must use power to enforce the rule of law and protect citizens' rights.

  • Kashmir concerns us

    The idea of India presents the best hope for the well-being and development of all its people. India has seen of secessionism before. More than old dogmatic mantras, the crisis in Kashmir calls for implementing genuine liberal policies.

  • Issue 18 | September 2008

    Kashmir concerns us. In the September 2008 issue of Pragati we argue that the idea of India presents the best hope for the well-being and development of all its people. More than old dogmatic mantras, we argue that the crisis in Kashmir calls for implementing genuine liberal policies. Since acquisition of land is as much the issue in places like West Bengal as much as it is in Singur, reforming India's land acquisition laws, and the framework for the rehabilitation of affected people is important. We look at some proposals that are in the pipeline.  A special feature in this issue is the third of our series of interviews with experts in strategic affairs: C Raja Mohan shares his perspectives on India's relations with Iran, China, Nepal and Pakistan.