‘Rajneeti’: Know the Man Behind the Politician

When the history of India’s national security and the policies and actions taken to strengthen it is written, Prime Minister Modi’s leadership and his government’s efforts will be regarded as a watershed. In this narrative, the critical role played by Shri Rajnath Singh as home minister will stand out. In Rajneeti, Gautam Chintamani has tried…

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An Excerpt from the Timeless ‘Pather Panchali’

In the idyllic village of the Abode of Contentment, Durga and her little brother, Opu, grow up in a world of woods, orchards and adventure. Nurtured on their aunt’s songs and stories, they dream of secret magical lands, forbidden gardens and the distant railroad. The grown-up world of debts, resentment and bone-deep poverty barely touches…

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(More) Reasons to Read ‘Poor Economics’

The authors of the highly acclaimed 2011 book, Poor Economics: A Radical Rethinking of the Way to Fight Global Poverty, now have another reason to celebrate! On 14th October 2019, authors Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo were named as two of the three groundbreaking recipients for the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics! Of course, that is as strong…

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5 Essentials To Become a Social Entrepreneur

The Rule of One speaks about the power of social intrapreneurship in the developing world. Colleagues at Intel, Kazi I. Huque and Narayan Sundararajan founded an intrapreneurial venture between Intel and Grameen, called Grameen Intel Social Business, working with Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus. Along with Jacen Greene, they have collected and presented their original and…

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