December 15, 2019
Meanwhile, what MPs learnt in Parliament
The rubric of politics suggests the winter session was a contest of persuasive arguments on citizenship. It was also a session where MPs learnt some arresting facts about governance.
August 22, 2019
Tracking India's economic slowdown: Get real, growth will follow; do not waste the crisis
This article discusses solutions, on the need to invest in governance and dismantle hurdles, in the context of the crisis facing the Indian economy.
September 28, 2017
Why 87% Of Delhi Homes Start Worrying If Women Are Not Home By 9pm
This article on crime and safety in India looks at households’ perceptions of safety in the four cities and behavioural changes they may have adopted to keep themselves safe.
September 27, 2017
Why 92% Thefts In Indian Metros Are Not Reported
Only 6-8% of victims of theft in four major Indian cities lodged a first information report (FIR) with the police, according to a new study. The remaining 92-94% are not reflected in any official record.
September 18, 2017
Will RERA Embolden Powerful Builders?
If state authorities significantly increase the costs of regulatory compliance under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, or Rera, it may lead to consolidation in the property market
June 07, 2017
Smart Policing and Safer Streets Start With Better Data
Making a case for evidence-based policing.
March 07, 2017
All Those Who Are Out of the Tax Net
It is not surprising that only 3% of Indians pay income tax.
December 27, 2016
Demonetisation Fallacies and Demonetisation Math
Vivek Dehejia, Jagdish Bhagwati and Pravin Krishna use figures to counter demonetisation fallacies
December 26, 2016
Niti Aayog Needs Transformation to Transform India
To reform India, NITI Aayog has to first ensure that its organizational mandate is sound