Monday, April 24, 2017

Human development and human happiness

Recently two important country comparison indices have been released, which ranks countries across human development and human happiness. One is the World Happiness Index...

Why Israel-Palestine conflict demands alternate solutions?

“As with any successful negotiation, both sides will have to make compromises”, said President Donald Trump while addressing a joint press conference with the...

Demystifying the UP Elections Verdict – A Common Man’s Perspective

The UP electoral verdict is a watershed moment in the annals of political history of India since independence & heralds the emergence of BJP...

The legacy of sedition in India

The first war of independence in 1857 gave the British the impression that Indian natives were not an easy lot to suppress. Increasing exposure...

“Triple talaq” versus “hire and fire”

Triple talaq has been in news of late in India. Triple talaq is the practice or custom among Muslims whereby a husband can say...

Lessons from the Punjab election

The only state which gave the Congress Party something to cheer about was the border state of Punjab. Under the stewardship of Captain Amarinder...

Lives of ‘People of nowhere’

Rohingya’s are considered the most persecuted community in the world. Although, they consider themselves as indigenous of the Rakhine state in Myanmar, the government...

New India, Constitutional Nicety and Myriad role of Governors

When the entire nation is celebrating holi – the festival of colours- over the extended weekend, it seems the Governor’s Office in Imphal (Manipur)...

Reconsidering the villain of all villains – the village money lender

The textbooks often state that the village money lender charges usurious interest rates. The interest rates mentioned range from 50% per annum to 75%...

Exclusive: The Dialogue in partnership with Takshashila Institution organised an event...

The Dialogue along with the Takshashila Institution organised a conference to analyse state budgets at the Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, on...