The writer, a former member of the UPA’s National Advisory Council, is visiting professor at the department of economics, Ranchi University
Bill Gates’s claim that it raises no privacy concerns is misleading. Crucial issues that have to do with confidentiality of data and state surveillance are at stake.
We have been numbed by a series of lies, myths and fictions about the project.
We know the Kashmir crisis. Or do we?
Pranab Bardhan’s collection of essays applies plain-dealing economics to a range of issues in policy and politics
The view of MGNREGA as a makeshift work programme is far off the mark.
Sold as a voluntary facility, Aadhaar is turning coercive — despite judicial intervention.