Manish Sabharwal The Indian Express Group

Manish Sabharwal-

A more adventurous state

Thursday 7 November '13

We need to rethink our accountability frameworks to let political leaders, bureaucrats and entrepreneurs think boldly and creatively.
Quantity leads to quality

Wednesday 18 September '13

Why engineering’s regulatory model is superior to that of medicine.
The youth unemployment bill

Wednesday 26 June '13

Why the proposed national minimum wage is the wrong answer to questions of unemployment and poverty
The second secession

Tuesday 21 May '13

Even India's poor now feel their rights as consumers are higher than as citizens.
Poetry to plumbing

Thursday 14 March '13

A jobs narrative in politics is overdue, clever, and inspiring
Creating policy boldness

Saturday 2 February '13

Top civil service jobs must go to people when they are 45, not 58
How the state can make life easier

Tuesday 1 January '13

Four ways chief ministers can use technology to show voters they mean business
Beyond sword and shield

Saturday 10 November '12

Policy must enable a variety of schooling methods
No country for the young

Tuesday 21 August '12

Why don’t India’s political parties have a story for the young and the aspiring?
Backseat drivers

Monday 23 July '12

There are seven of them, hampering policy-making in Delhi
Putting India to work

Monday 26 March '12

Labour laws that view employment as marriage without divorce must be changed
Where the young are

Wednesday 21 December '11

Unorganised retail and organised labour don’t understand the needs and the confidence of India’s young people
Our geography of work

Monday 28 November '11

Urbanisation and migration are born out of hope. Policy must reflect that
The justice of policy

Tuesday 1 November '11

To use our demographic dividend, we must craft education, job policies
Equal and excellent?

Thursday 20 October '11

Why the proposed reservation in government procurement is misguided
We, some of the people

Monday 22 August '11

Preventing corruption is more effective than treating it
The right to skills

Monday 1 August '11

To really attack poverty, we need to place skills and jobs at the heart of policy.


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 Comments
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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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