• May

    What is rural enterprise? Ask this qu­estion and 9 out of 10 will answer agriculture, horticulture or animal husbandry and dairy. The 10th might answer handicrafts and cottage industry

  • Apr

    J Robert Oppenheimer, the father of the atomic bomb and professor of ph­ysics at Berkeley chanted verses from the Bhagavad Gita (XI,12) following the first detonation of the atom bomb

  • Apr

    Should celebrities lend their names to products, brands and services they do not use? Should they allow their eminence and aura to be attached to companies simply in exchange of

  • Apr

    Several major weakne­sses have undermined governance in our legislative bodies in the last se­ven decades. The fathers of the Indian constitution inte­nded that these bodies would meet regularly

  • Apr

    Bureaucracies are generally complete and self-sufficient ecosyste­ms almost like a sovereign entity within a sovereign nation. One half of the government works to create work for the other

  • Apr

    Of late there is a lot of talk about China’s expansive moves in the South China Sea. Washington Canberra Tokyo and more so a

  • Apr

    The monsoon and the market are two of the major determinants of a farmer’s economic wellbeing. According to available reports the southwest monsoon this year is likely to

  • Apr

    History has ample evidence to show that nations have grown because they invested in education and because they va­lued equity. Reducing ineq­uality can enhance and stre­ngthen the resilience of

  • Apr

    Carving out the isthm­us from Colombia created Panama. The vision was of a grand canal connecting the Pacific with the Atlantic and linking the North America with the South

  • Apr

    Economic growth in all countries is fuelled by a strong and vibrant banking system. If credit flows are impeded or quality of assets to which money is lent is