If you are a young person from the global south seeking to make a career in international development, you may want to know that it is not only your abilities that determine whether you actually can.
My thoughts on the feasibility of NYAY, the Minimum Income Guarantee Programme announced by the Indian National Congress in the run up to the 2019 Elections in India.
A controversy has broken out over Twitter’s Jack Dorsey posing with a poster. He is being accused of casteism and hate mongering. Did he do that? My thoughts.
My thoughts on the political opposition to the Nanar refinery.
Minister for HRD announced that Government is thinking of reservation for faculty appointments in the IIMs and then the IITs and other premier institutions. My thoughts.
Is the current discourse on inequality in India merely scaremongering or is it something that one needs to truly worry about?
I take a stab at what the Key Performance Indicators for Make In India could look like.
NGOs in India are being increasingly accused of being anti development and causing a slump in the GDP. Is that really true? My take.
What are the challenges that affect humanitarian food aid distribution? My musings
The incidence of fund raisers from NGOs making calls soliciting donations is becoming increasingly common. Unless the NGO is well known, the prospective donor is often uncertain of whether the NGO is legitimate and / or worthy of receiving donations. So how does a person who is not from the development world ascertain that the NGO deserves money? I offer some tips.
With the rail budget 2014 trying to look at FDI in Indian railways, my position remains that there should be no privatization except may be of some peripheral services. Railways are and should remain a public good in India.
I ruminate on the top four ethical dilemmas that face International NGOs today.