All posts by Varun

Half a Cup of Tea
October 2, 2011, 1 Comment

[This is a guest post by Kirsten Wallerstedt. Kirsten is a masters candidate at The Fletcher School at Tufts University ...

A Bigger India Needs Bigger Thinking
August 12, 2011, 7 Comments

[This a guest post by Matthew Schwarz. Matt is studying International Finance and Banking at The Fletcher School of Law ...

From Gospel to Heresy: The Crisis in Microfinance
February 21, 2011, Comments Off

(A guest post by Malavika Raghavan. Malavika graduated from NALSAR, Hyderabad in 2008. She currently works at Allen & ...

Jhanda Uncha Rahe Hamara
January 26, 2011, 5 Comments

In recent days leading up to the Republic Day, we have heard about and seen the politicking happening around Bharatiya J ...

External Professionals in Public Policy-Making – II
January 18, 2011, 13 Comments

In the first part of this piece, I detailed out certain events which I believe reflect a changing trend in the public po ...

External Professionals in Public Policy-Making – I
December 28, 2010, 4 Comments

I see a change taking place in the public policy-making process in India with the increasing number of external professi ...

Land Acquisition: Compensation and R&R Policy – II
September 7, 2010, 6 Comments

After the furore in the Parliament over the killing of farmers in Aligarh last month, the government has promised to int ...

Land Acquisition: Compensation and R&R Policy – I
August 17, 2010, 5 Comments

The issue of compulsory land acquisition has been cropping up at regular intervals with decisive socio-economic and poli ...