Oscillating Migrant Workers: The unceasing hardships of Migrant Labourers

September 21, 2020

As our country is at crossroads today, more than the pandemic it is an unequal socio-economic structure which has accelerated the problems of the pandemic

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Why Indian Voting System Needs to Change

September 11, 2020

Democracies need to evolve both to cater to the needs of citizens and meet demands of the new generations. In this regard, India has been debating over the issue of Proportional Representation (PR) versus First – Past – The – Post (FPTP) for decades.

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Plummeting GDP: Decoding Sombre

September 8, 2020

Though I am sceptic regarding the path of recovery, whether it would be V, W or K-shaped, but if this way of dealing the situation continues, my vote goes for the letter O

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National policy on education 2020 : Is the teaching of ‘basic’ foundational literacy and numeracy skills so basic?

August 31, 2020

‘basic’ should be interpreted as those significant cognitive and psycho-social skills that are necessary to interact with and interpret the world.

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Can the patient have a say in the cost of treatment?

August 30, 2020

The challenge in India is to deliver a high volume of quality medical services at affordable low costs requiring breakthrough in healthcare delivery.

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Imperialism in the Asian Century-Lessons for Indian Economic Policies

July 31, 2020

India’s institutional policy has to complement its industrial policy and not the other way round

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Has Home become a battle ground for equal gender relations?

July 29, 2020

Unpaid work is not valued due to its excess supply

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The New Hierarchy of Needs: Food, Water, Shelter…Internet!

July 20, 2020

The escape from COVID and the return to normalcy still remains a contentious issue debated by a plethora of health experts and economists, but what seems clear is that the right to internet is inextricably linked to the right to education and right to health in these trying times

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Economic Structures,Institutions and Finance

July 1, 2020

Any enforcement of mutual exchange becomes exploitative even within free markets if over-riding socio-economic inequalities are ignored and institutions are imposed from the top.

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The Evolving Interplay of Crime and Corona

June 24, 2020

straightforward economic reasoning suggests that unemployment is an important determinant of the supply of criminal offenders and hence, the overall crime rate.

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