August 02, 2017
What Does The Biographer Of Aadhaar Think Of It?
An Exclusive Interview with Shankkar Aiyar, author of ‘Aadhaar: a Biometric History of India’s 12 Digit Revolution’ on the politics, personalities, principles and persuasions behind Aadhaar.
July 20, 2017
Dichotomy of the Indian Economy
India's economic narratives and how to fix the plumbing.
February 09, 2017
Key Design Elements for Data Protection
The key elements of a data privacy law for the country.
December 12, 2016
Demonetisation for Behavioural Change
Praveen Chakravarty, Senior Fellow at IDFC Institute, questions the 'shock and awe' move by the government to nudge people towards a cashless society
November 28, 2016
Don’t Waste the Crisis; Leverage Aadhaar for Cashless Inclusion
The demonetisation of large currency notes is an opportunity for financial inclusion
March 15, 2016
How To Kickstart The Economy
Beyond creating a modern welfare state, Aadhaar can also be leveraged to democratise credit
February 15, 2016
Raghuram Rajan explains why corrupt politicians win elections in India
Raghuram Rajan's explanation on why corrupt politicians still win elections and how this is a direct consequence of the myriad of problems and shortfalls that exist in the system.
September 15, 2015
Why Supreme Court judgment on Aadhaar calls for an appeal
Nandan Nilekani asks: "Why deny the Indian state the use of Aadhaar for efficient and effective subsidy-targeting and providing conveniences to its people, as long as the use of Aadhaar is voluntary?"
August 27, 2015
Aadhaar and its implicit bargains
There is too much fear-mongering about Aadhaar and the danger to individual privacy. This is far from the truth.
March 30, 2015
Aadhaar, the spectre
Aadhaar was conceived as a multi-purpose identity since its inception. Hence, it could never have been compulsory, by stealth or otherwise.