How the state fails its little ones
Jyotsna Singh visits anganwadis to find out why a large number of children suffer from malnutrition despite welfare programmes for them
Voting in the global marketplace
Sustainable public procurement is about governments using their large spending power to send a signal to markets that they are interested in …
Brazilian lessons for Modi
Dilma Rousseff's re-election as president is a lesson on facing development challenges in an unequal economy
A tab on wishlist
As firms explore applications for Indian consumers, the country is set to drive budget tablet market
Should NABARD regulate micro-finance?
Private sector wants to adopt public health bodies
Is tackling climate change economically viable?
Sri Lanka grapples with elephant-human conflict
IAS officer R Gopalakrishnan made development work for people
How rural kitchen pays
Local procurement for anganwadis can revive rural economy in a big way
Bank at your doorstep
Technology is helping public sector banks find customers in rural India. This is part of the Centre’s efforts to include villages in the …
A lethal secrecy in trade deals
Why do democratic governments hide trade negotiations that have dire consequences for public services?
Whose homeland security?
Matter of life and death
Cradles of hope
A recent health survey throws up figures that defy logic. Some districts in India’s nine most backward states have curbed infant mortality …