N K Singh The Indian Express Group
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Sunday 27 May '07Evaluating the performance of any government is never easy. There is an element of subjectivity and how we choose to define the threshold of expectations.
Sunday 20 May '07The right to access clean drinking water is fundamental to life and there is a duty on the state under Article 21 to provide clean drinking water to its citizens...
Sunday13 May '07Rivalry’s roots are in water: rivalis, the Latin root, means one using the same stream (rivus) as another. In many ways, water management comes down to conflict management.
Sunday6 May '07India’s chief water woes — scarcity, institutional ambiguity, and lack of infrastructure — need to be addressed holistically
Sunday29 April '07Ground reality has changed in laggard states like Bihar and Rajasthan. It is time to acknowledge that. State-level development councils can help
Sunday22 April '07The current efforts to rewrite the Land Acquisition Act of 1894 will not solve the conflicts, but the country does have an opportunity to at least lessen the rancour
Sunday15 April '07If states are expected to behave in a fiscally responsible way, is it fair that the Centre’s own policies should remain above discussion or reproach? Why can’t the states discuss the Centre’s fiscal p...
Friday13 April '07With big retail chains pushing for the sugar-free, low-calorie potato, farmers in the potato zone of Gujarat are more than willing to oblige
Tuesday10 April '07Braving the sweltering heat, hundreds have been lining up at a temple in this small town here to have a darshan of a 32-year-old.
Sunday8 April '07The Stanford-India Mirror Conference in Patna came up with policy suggestions that could improve not only Bihar but also India
Sunday1 April '07Recent election results have been marked by a palpable indifference, if not hostility, of urban voters towards incumbent governments
Sunday25 March '07The real miracle in Asia in recent times has been the emergence of India and the recognition it is getting
Sunday18 March '07There's a new momentum in the Indo-Japanese relationship. The fourth symposium on the future of this relationship...
Sunday4 March '07This has been an eventful week. The budget, the election outcomes and the return of what the media has described as “the Q shadow” have kept us engaged.
Sunday25 February '07SPVs are ‘special’ in mitigating risks and strengthening private investor confidence. But the need for more durable reforms remains
Sunday18 February '07India could be a preferred location for a global risk management institute, given its demography, high vulnerability to multiple global risks, and talent pool in the many disciplines which may be invo...
Sunday11 February '07The recent report of the United Nation’s Intergovernmental Panel on climate change dispels any lingering doubts.
Sunday4 February '07Davos 2007 is behind us. Over the years this annual meeting of the World Economic Forum has continued to generate debates on contemporary issues ranging from global growth...
Sunday28 January '07The proposed restructuring of the Accelerated Power Development & Reform Programme is both timely and necessary.
Sunday21 January '07We need to make micro-level efforts to engage the non-resident Indian. Nostalgia and the search for identity can be important drivers of change
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