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The debate on poverty in argumentative India has never been conclusive, despite elaborate empirical churning with national and international participation in the late 1990s. Most of it, apart from the....

Recently, there was a hue and cry to stop any further development of artificial intelligence (AI) in the West for at least a few months. Some scientists and industrialists supported this idea, while....

As the political and polemical dust settles in Pakistan after a controversial general election in February 2024, a most unlikely change has crystallised almost as if political positions in Pakistan....

The electoral bond scheme (EBS) which was introduced as a money bill in budget 2017–18 by amending several provisions in the Companies Act, 2013, the Representation of the People (RoP) Act, 1951....

In February 2023, over 12 lakh candidates applied for about 6,000 patwari 1 positions in Madhya Pradesh. The applicants included 1,000 doctorates, 85,000 engineering graduates, one lakh business....

On 30 October 2023, an arbitral award of `766 crore plus interest was announced in favour of Tata Motors. This came after several incidents that had occurred in Singur since 2006. The Singur saga has....

One aspect of technology that has irreversibly and irretrievably changed the way financial tran­sactions are conducted is financial technology (fintech for short). Simply defined, fintech is....

In an advertisement for the position of assistant professor of women’s studies of a prominent institute of social sciences, the announcement clearly stated that the applicant should have an....

A vast majority of the Indian farming population continues to live in abject poverty. The numbers are particularly striking in the case of small and marginal farmers. A recent paper by Bhattacharya....

As a result of the collapse of the USSR in 1991, the Russian Federation and Kazakhstan became sovereign states. The former administrative-territorial border between them turned into a state border....

The NITI Aayog has come out with a discussion paper on the progress of multidimensional poverty in India between 2005–06 and 2022–23 written by Ramesh Chand and Rajesh Suri (NITI Aayog 2023). It needs....

The term “nutrition” refers to the entire chain of events that culminate in the consumption of nutrients for development, maintenance, and activity. Proper nutrition is fundamental to the well-being....

In the face of rapid urbanisation, escalating congestion, and the pressing need for sustainable urban development, the concept of transit-oriented development (TOD) has emerged as a pivotal paradigm....

Milk production is an agriculture-based activity. It plays a crucial role in generating employment and reducing poverty, especially in rural areas. Milk is also an essential food commodity, which....

The fact sheet released for Household Consumption Expenditure Survey 2022–23 inter alia reveals growth in rural consumption expenditure surpassing that of urban and shifts in expenditure composition....