An Obituary Of The Planning Commission

Dying souls experience epiphanies. And the voice of that epiphany seems to warn those who hammered the last nails in my coffin that it is quite easy to dismantle great institutions. The difficult part is to build greater institutions. Nehru was a great institution builder. With my passing, will new people at the helm today be able to build equally great institutions to replace me and cherish the dreams and desires of Nehru and other fathers of our great nation? I shall leave the answer to them.

False Dichotomy: Industry Growth Is Crucial, Needn't Come At The Expense Of Agriculture

Indian farmers and their children recognize the superior prospects that faster-growing industry and services can potentially offer. According to a recent survey conducted by the NGO Lokniti, 62 percent of all farmers say that they would quit farming if they could get a job in the city. As for their children, 76 percent say that they would like to take a profession other than farming.

An Epic Obsession

This article is from Open Magazine. By Ullekh NP Ironically, Bibek Debroy's first dose of encouragement to pursue his pa ion to write on Hindu mythology came from a diehard Marxist economist. In the...