ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Stand with JNU-I: Journalists from JNU

Below are extracts from statements issued by a few groups from all over the world on the events that happened in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, since 10 February. (i) Journalists from JNU As journalists who have studied in and obtained their degrees from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU),...

Poverty Ratio as a Devolution Criterion-A Note

A Note T K Arun The Ninth Finance Commission's use of the poverty ratio in its devolution formula has been counter-productive in making the inter-state distribution of resources more progressive. What makes the commission's resort to a formula that so blatantly favours a few rich states at the expense of some of the poorest all the more intriguing is that alternative methods of devolution to achieve a more progressive distribution among the states are so readily available.
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