Land acquired for SEZs in Maharashtra to be turned into industrial hubs
New industrial policy follows denotification of SEZ land after promoters backed out of 16 deals
A dose of political will, backed by communication skills, can help combat infectious diseases
Emergence of South
2013 human development report applauds efforts of developing nations. Is India on track?
In Churning the Earth, The Making of Global India, environmentalist Ashish Kothari and economist Aseem Shrivastava put India's much-hyped growth …
Nations discuss ban on toxic exports
Ban Amendment seeks to curb export of hazardous waste by rich countries to the poor, but has not been brought into force since 1994
"We need to think about all of us as being citizens of the same world"
Joseph E Stiglitz helped create a new branch of economics - the Economics of Information. This earned him the Nobel Prize for economics in 2001. …
Civil v political
Arguably, this is the hottest political summer for Delhi. Reason: friction between anti-corruption activists and the Union government over the …
Another world is possible
Optimism is a great friend but a bad guide. The Asian Social Forum meeting in Hyderabad, India, deliberately avoided this truism while …
SEZ, how special?
Despite having burned its fingers with export processing zones, which mainly involved a number of substantial fiscal benefits, the government has …