From the Ivory Tower

From the Ivory Tower
Science, Progress and Posterity Arun Ghosh When new scientific advances are sought to be applied it is essential to take stock of their possible adverse effects and to evaluate who will gain and who...
Ferment in Eastern Europe Lessons for Leftists in India Arun Ghosh EASTERN Europe has been in the news of late. The events in Poland and Hungary have been historic to say the least. And now the...
Mystery of a Declining Capital-Output Ratio THE Planning Commission, or at any rate some responsible spokesmen of the commission, have for some time lost no opportunity to highlight in every forum...
Science, Technology and Self-Reliance Arun Ghosh The life story of Pandurang Khankhoje, whose researches yielded the revolution in wheat production in Mexico where he was director of agriculture but...
State of Union Message from RBI Arun Ghosh In its Annual Report RBI has drawn attention to the dangers facing the Indian economy. Where it has gone wrong is in understating the inherent fragility of...
Technology Missions versus People's Participation Arun Ghosh The latest manifestation of the government's obsessive reliance on technology is the announcement by the prime minister of the...
Musing on Run-Up to General Elections Arun Ghosh While Doordarshan mouths only the views of government spokesmen, most of our national news media reflect the views of one senior journalist or the...
Musings during a Debate on Panchayati Raj Pray do not sneer, hold back your frown, For every circus has its clown. You're all too serious, all too tense, But don't take leave of commonsense, What's...
Delhi, the Imperial City Arun Ghosh Unlike other towns and cities of this country Delhi does not have to worry about where the money for its civic amenities comes from. There are some 800 million...

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