He is chancellor, Central University of Gujarat.
Is statistical and meteorological data pandering to the establishment?
Agriculture sector needs institutions and developed markets.
Justin Trudeau’s India visit was about reaching out, and about people’s diplomacy
Chandramohan case is a reminder: India needs to embrace its diverse traditions
Universities cannot be made world-class if the desire doesn’t come from within
Linking it with other documents is cumbersome, ends up hurting the poor
She backed the Planning Commission’s plans for self-reliance in foodgrain
Widening gender gap, rising malnutrition and hunger call for policy intervention.
Economic deceleration is real. Acknowledging it is the first step to recovery
Falling growth, lack of jobs, erratic rains are grim portents
India’s nonchalant response to external and internal challenges is disquieting
Questions about economy, GST are drowned in the din on showier issues.
It’s time policymakers outlined a coherent growth path for the economy.
Lessons from the ’70s: How we tackled the food shortages
The system is commended at the highest policy level, but is under threat in JNU
It outlined a vision, but has failed to reveal the path.
He must stimulate the economy, keep tax incentives, placate people post-demonetisation.
As the Union budget approaches, debates over welfare grow intense.
History tells us that faith in a currency is what keeps it afloat
With the latest figures on industrial output, the case for a stimulus is pressing.
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.