Basic Adversities Faced by Women in the World of Work


  • 15 May, 2010

The global platform for action on gender equality and women’s empowerment was fixed in Beijing 15 years ago and international organizations like the ILO, women activists and researchers, policymakers, etc all...

Less For The Poor


  • 26 March, 2010

WITH clear indications of the economy reviving fast, the Union government should have taken an expansionary fiscal stance not only to accelerate growth but also to finance adequately the interventions that prom...

Use And Misuse

Outlook Business

  • 20 March, 2010

In spite of a periodic increase, not enough is being allocated. And what’s being allocated is not being spent well. Use and Misuse - Quality of Fund Utilization in Flagship Schemes

Universalising PDS: How much does it Cost Anyway?

People’s Democracy

  • 1 November, 2009

Universalising PDS How much does it Cost Anyway

Benevolence On Paper

The Outlook

  • 20 July, 2009

The budget pays attention to some important sectors and issues, such as rural and urban infrastructure, fertiliser subsidy, rural livelihood, farmers' debts and higher and technical education. However, the allo...

Are Dalits Getting the Resources Due to Them?

Social Watch – Tamil Nadu

  • 1 April, 2007

The article primarily focuses on the Scheduled Caste Sub-Plan, the concept, origin and tracks its implementation. It highlights some disturbing evidences in the implementation of SCSP. Are Dalits Getting the Re...

Reaching the Excluded


  • 1 January, 2007

The journey of post-colonial India presents a mixed but depressing picture. Despite significant achievement in some sectors and dimensions of economic development, the state has massively failed in addressing b...

Unravelling the Union Budget


  • 1 January, 2007

ALL public expenditure meant for development of a community can be expected to have some benefits for children as well. However, in a country where children are clearly a disadvantaged section, there exists a s...