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Ease of doing business should also talk about social enterprises

To improve India’s standing with the World Bank which ranks countries on their Ease of Doing Business (EoDB), the government has appointed the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the National Productivity Council to brief relevant stakeholders about the reform initiatives taken to mend the business climate in the country.

Can we have a mayoral committee govern our cities?

Last year, the debate of having a Mayoral committee entered public discourse, when Shashi Tharoor introduced it into the Parliament as a private member's bill.

Lending a hand, filling a gap

Government, philanthropists and business can forge partnerships and blend financial models to achieve sustainable development goals.  

A new divide in class

Digital education isn’t democratic, it creates deep inequalities between universities.

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Three new projects in U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative

The U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, led by the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies and the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, has announced three new projects with the state government of Maharashtra


India urges OPEC to move to responsible oil pricing

India on Wednesday urged the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) cartel to move to responsible pricing of oil and gas, saying the current prices are posing a threat to fragile w...