The Afternoon Adda - Keywords for India: Land with Professor Anthony D'Costa
8 Aug 2017
Land is many things to different people. In India, as elsewhere, it bestows status, is a source of livelihood, and an asset that earns rents as well as profits. But ...
The Future of India's Electricity Sector: Moving Away from Coal? with Professor Rangan Banerjee
19 Jul 2017
Many analyst believe the only way for India to meet rising energy demands will be to build dozens of new coal-fired power stations - much like China during its rapid economic ...
Pause for Thought - Remembering Bijnor
12 Jun 2017
"'Education is like nectar of the gods' said one parent'... some people were willing work 16 hour days so that their children could remain in school" - Professor Craig Jeffrey
The Afternoon Adda - The Barefoot Gandhian Model Bunker Roy
29 May 2017
"There's never been an urban solution to a rural problem ... only the people on the ground know the solution to rural problems." This has been the driving principle of ...
Pause for Thought - I Believe
24 May 2017
"Magic has an incredible power to unite, to transgress cultural and social boundaries, and to create communities of feeling." - Professor Craig Jeffrey
The Afternoon Adda - Power: Shakti and the Strongman with Professor John Harriss
6 Apr 2017
What is power and how does it operate in India today? Who commands power and how does power infuse politics and everyday social relations? And have power relations changed in ...
The Afternoon Adda - Keywords for India: Money with Prof Stuart Corbridge
23 Mar 2017
Recent demonetisation efforts by Narendra Modi have attempted to address underlying issues of power and distribution in India. But have these measures addressed the problem of India's 'black economy'?
The Afternoon Adda - India Skills: Connecting Demography to Development with Dr Divya Nambiar
2 Feb 2017
If India's bulging youth population can be harnessed in the next 20 years, it will set the country on an unprecedented run of economic growth. But how do you ...
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