My article in Financial Express

I co-wrote an article for Financial Express along-with my colleague Mr. Madhukar.  The following in the text: The recent order of the ministry of environment and forests (MoE&F) rejecting the application for grant of forest clearance to the Orissa Mining Company (the Vedanta project) has raised a number of important questions. The order cited the … Continue reading My article in Financial Express

How expensive is corruption? Public Administration I

Every instance where corruption is a topic of discussion revolves around one central question (apart from the obvious immorality of it):  How much does corruption cost society as a whole?  I recently picked up a book in an order to understand the process of public administration better.  Its preface gave at least one, objective estimate … Continue reading How expensive is corruption? Public Administration I

Bullying the Indian Elephant

A recent article in Foreign Policy titled 'The Elephant in the Room' talks about how India gives 'Global Governance the biggest headache'.   It tries to make some rather provocative assertions: 1. India has stubbornly refused to sign the NPT and started an arms race in Asia by testing nuclear weapons in 1998. 2. India … Continue reading Bullying the Indian Elephant