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Book Review: ‘Kadhakaran of Arabee Cundree’

Review of Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan, Restless Books, New York,USA 224 pp;To be released: March 14, 2017. USD 17.99. ISBN: 9781632061423...

Category: Book Reviews

by Kavya Murthy

Unexplored “Bill of Rights” : A Magna Carta for Gender Justice and Budgeting in India

This paper explores the “Bill of Rights” in the Justice Verma Committee Report as an analytical framework for gender budgeting in justice. Gender budgeting in justice, as a public good, needs effective planning and...

Category: Essays

by Lekha Chakraborty

Identity and Marginality in North East India: Challenges for Social Science Research

Conceptualising the Northeast as a singular territory is problematic. But this construction determines the way the region is governed by the Indian state that propagates the idea of a shared identity among peoples fr...

Category: Current Affairs

by N. Atungbo, Prasanta Das, Riku Khutso, Hamari Jamatia

Union Budget 2017-18: Social Sector Largesse Does Not Tell the Whole Story

While there has been a a big jump in allocations to health overall, there is no indication that it will be sustained and will mark a trend....

Category: Current Affairs

by Ravi Duggal

In Defence of Traditional Healers: Not What They’re Quack-ed Up To Be

The serious concern over quackery is a shared one, and not solely the province of allopaths, or the courts for that matter. In a plural system like ours, this is to be expected. But looking only to the biomedical base of our health...

Category: Essays

by Devaki Nambiar, Arima Mishra

Study of Environment can lead to Human Development

Reveiw of ‘Population, Health and Environment’ Edited by Sayeed Unisa, T.V. Sekher, Chander Shekhar, Abhishek Singh, L.K.Dwivedi and M.R. Pradhan by Rawat Pubslishers....

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by Manisha Karne

Budget in the Time of Demonetisation

Demonetisation is a weapon to stop the black money in the country. But cash is only a small portion of black money. Also the economy has been affected by this step. How will the government tackle this situation through the coming Budget?...

Category: Current Affairs

by Rakesh Mumbai

Demonetisation: A Positive Effect on Budget to Channelise Nation's Growth Prospects

The aim of this article is to present that the Positive effect of demonetisation on upcoming budget for national growth. And demonetisation is one of the tools to be used for minimize the counterfeit and black money a...

Category: Current Affairs

by P Shekar

Vehicular Pollution in Indian Cities: What can the Central Budget do?

Indian cities are facing the problem of severe air pollution and vehicles are a major source. The economically vibrant cities like Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai provide numerous job opportunities and hence have a lar...

Category: Current Affairs

by Sudakshina Gupta, Aparajita Chakrabartty

Dealing with GST in the Union Budget 2017

Goods and Services Tax (GST) is a harmonized tax regime and it can curb black money through practicing clean "invoices" to redeem input credit. In the Union Budget 2017, central government may announce a clear timeline to roll out GST in India, fixing the rat...

Category: Current Affairs

by Lekha Chakraborty
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