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Universal basic income’s policy design dilemmas

From state capacity constraints to the dangers of a one-size-fits-all approach, there’s plenty to consider

For a house to become a home

The poor often spurn government housing programmes because they do not want to risk losing their social networks.

Political appointees to PSU boards undermines Modi’s push for meritocracy

An `independent’ director from a political party getting on to the board of a company may seem like a bit of a contradiction in terms.

Ensure a participatory and transparent system to govern private schools

To assume that the “SC verdict on private schools is ‘historic’ and a wake-up call for educational establishments which need to focus on teaching rather than making education a business”, as claimed by Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia, is like missing the woods for the trees

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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-Australia free trade agreement soon?


The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu's visit to the country on June 26. T...