Archive for: Rohit Pradhan

Get real, Mr Gandhi

What the Congress needs is less of AAP-ism and more of realism. The Aam Aadmi Party’s spectacular performance in the Delhi assembly elections has made Arvind...

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It’s the politics, stupid

Understanding Narendra Modi’s economic pitch for 2014 elections. It is now given that Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi would be the prime ministerial candidate...

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Beyond the Novartis judgement

Adopting a deliberately antagonistic attitude towards the Big Pharma is not the solution.  In an eagerly awaited judgment, the Supreme Court has ruled against pharmaceutical...

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India’s biggest deficit

The challenge of making rational public policy in a democratic India. Even in advanced democracies, public policy rarely follows the textbook script. There are many...

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A class awakens

The ground is ready for greater political involvement of the Indian middle class. In their compelling new book Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity,...

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The politics of growth

The politics of growth

Economic growth may not win you elections yet but it still matters A critical question as India approaches the 2014 general elections is the state of the Indian...

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Are stricter laws the answer to female feticide?

Are stricter laws the answer to female feticide?

Laws equating female feticide to homicide are not a solution to a multi-dimensional social evil. Bollywood actor Aamir Khan’s popular talk show Satyamve Jayate...

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A parliament for the 21st century

A parliament for the 21st century

Reforms are needed to restore parliament’s constitutionally mandated role as the vanguard of Indian democracy On 13 May 2012, India celebrated the 60th anniversary...

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The message from Uttar Pradesh

The message from Uttar Pradesh

Little has changed in the state but the election results tell us something about the future of national politics In a column in the Daily Pioneer, Shashi Shekhar...

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Open up, India

For a long time in post-independent India, the political and intellectual discourse was dominated by the fear of the ‘outsiders’—an euphemism for the economically...

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