Yet while the law is trying to understand the ‘hygiene’ aspect of those transactions, the Chidambarams are dodging questions.
28 Aug 2019 12:59 AM
Actually, the relationship between India’s health sector and GDP growth is much more complex.
23 Aug 2019 1:41 AM
Consider three different situations that are not just plausible, but in fact, highly probable under PM-JAY.
31 Jul 2019 2:50 AM
Even when programmes get implemented well on the ground, their impacts remain limited for want of convergence.
11 Jul 2019 6:59 AM
The frequent violence against medicos is a serious issue that must be dealt with properly.
24 Jun 2019 4:27 AM
Budget allocations are reflective of government’s priorities in keeping with its vision and goals.
19 Jun 2019 2:24 AM
The Prime Minister has himself described his new team as a ‘good combination of youthful energy and administrative experience’.
13 Jun 2019 3:16 AM
These elections have probably witnessed the highest levels of tongue-lashings and verbal attacks.
21 May 2019 1:19 AM
Another useful insight that comes from behavioural sciences is that people do pay attention to social norms.
10 Apr 2019 2:20 AM
The Budget speech didn’t convey any sense of the trade-offs and the alternatives considered.
15 Feb 2019 12:31 AM
The Congress party has been planning to pitch for a national farm loan waiver policy in the forthcoming general election.
06 Feb 2019 2:45 AM
In sports, it’s a well-known fact that when a weak player plays against a strong opponent, he or she starts playing better.
30 Jan 2019 2:30 AM
The need for a legal framework for regulating surrogacy has been widely recognised.
31 Dec 2018 6:37 AM
To illustrate, Delhi’s public transport system is a good example of lack of systems design thinking.
05 Dec 2018 12:12 AM
Short term imperatives may be keeping the implementers busy for now but a longer-term view on the supply side is inescapable.
07 Nov 2018 12:06 AM
The idea behind SHS actually goes beyond selfish behaviours that drive people to cooperate.
21 Sep 2018 2:08 AM
PMJAAY has the advantage of the lessons that came from the previous efforts.
13 Sep 2018 1:09 AM
Refusing foreign aid is fine if the Central government were to provide adequate financial assistance to rebuild Kerala.
30 Aug 2018 5:11 AM
Availability of resources need not constraint our understanding of linkages and our ability to come up with effective solutions.
22 Aug 2018 12:14 AM
A development economist, formerly with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and the World Bank.
08 Aug 2018 1:51 AM