A people’s initiative to facilitate mapping of land in tribal villages in forest areas under the Forest Rights Act (FRA) 2006.
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Dr D.Dhanuraj* Ensuring Energy Security of the nation signifies the non-traditional preparedness of the establishment to tackle the challenges in the 21st century. Economic dexterity results in varied demands of the energy supplicants...
Posted: November 18, 2014, 11:49 am
Early in my schooldays I was taught that 14 November is ‘Children’s Day’ – the birth day of India’s first and the longest serving Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, who was known for his passion for the welfare, education and development of children and young people. There used to be biographical sketches in textbooks and essay […]
Posted: November 14, 2014, 12:50 pm
CPPR and its dispute resolution wing, ADR Centre salutes Former Justice V.R Krishna Iyer, the living legend on his 100th Birthday. Justice V.R Krishna Iyer was a real crusader of justice for the...
Posted: November 14, 2014, 7:33 am
Government and Industry Asking Rate Cuts From RBI Again, But Does the AAM ADMI Really Benefit From Lower Rates?
For the past two weeks or so, there have been increasing number of voices in the government, industry and media suggesting that we need rate cuts by the RBI aka lower interest rates in the upcoming December 2014 announcement. The reason sighted in general for this are – lower bank credit off take, cooling food prices, […]
Posted: November 12, 2014, 11:37 am
It is with a very heavy heart that we share with you the sad news of passing away of Sauvik Chakraverti, our good friend and ex-colleague. Sauvik was one of the most unabashed champions of individual freedom and free markets, and the fiercest critic of state intervention that I have ever met. Sauvik passed away […]
Posted: October 27, 2014, 12:39 pm
We have had a long track record of bad experiences when it comes to the government’s ability to deliver basic services to citizen. While it is important for governments to ensure ‘Equity’ which means it cannot shirk its responsibility of delivering services to citizens without discrimination; it is equally important for government to improve ‘Efficiency’, […]
Posted: October 22, 2014, 10:37 am
Centre for Civil Society partnered with the University of Chicago Center in Delhi to host eminent author and historian, Johan Norberg for a public lecture on 16 October 2014. Norberg, best known as the author of In Defense of Global Capitalism, spoke about how globalisation is an opportunity for developing countries. Tasmania versus Tierra del […]
Posted: October 20, 2014, 4:52 pm
Maharashtra state elections are just over but something was immensely disturbing about them. Let me start by posing a question. Would it not be a flawed system if the Chief Minister of Maharashtra is elected by voters in Madhya Pradesh? Yes, it undoubtedly would be as it would lead to a lack of democratic accountability […]
Posted: October 17, 2014, 7:11 am
On the first sight of Professor Leonard Liggio, I thought he must be the libertarian opera singer. Little did I know that he really was the conductor of the liberty orchestra, orchestra not of instruments but of individuals humming with the music of liberty. That first sight was almost a quarter of a century ago! […]
Posted: October 15, 2014, 1:47 pm
Author: Beena Aiyar One of the most evocative moments of our independence struggle is Mahatma Gandhi’s Salt Satyagraha of 1930. Whether in Dandi, Dharasana or Vedaranyam—the simple act of walking to the shore and breaking British Salt laws shook up the Empire. Gandhiji’s powerful speech the night before his 250 km march to the shores […]
Posted: October 6, 2014, 11:56 am