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Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #InMyOpinion #Education #Yale University #Smriti Irani #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Credentials
After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

Jan 27, 2014

After backing the Yamuna, AAP faces green test on water, power

The governments before never took up the battle seriously. But the only way out of perpetual shortage and the subsidy cycle is to make rainwater and solar power harvesting mandatory in the capital. #India #Sheila Dikshit #NewsTracker #Arvind Kejriwal #Greenpeace #Delhi Development Authority #Aam Aadmi Party #Akshardham temple #2010 Commonwealth Games
Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

Jun 30, 2013

Uttarakhand tragedy: Why development couldn't save lives

The reasonable risk involved in the growth of tourism and hydel industries is loss of hundreds lives of the local poor who are apparently benefiting from development. #India #ConnectTheDots #Uttarakhand #Vijay Bahuguna #Uttarakhand floods #Development projects #India development
How real estate regulatory bill will help both developers and buyers

Jun 05, 2013

How real estate regulatory bill will help both developers and buyers

While it aims to hold the developers accountable, it also looks to ensure that the allottees do not default in making payments. #HowThisWorks #developers #Real estate #regulatory bill
New FTP: Why SEZ reforms are a boon  for real estate and IT

Apr 19, 2013

New FTP: Why SEZ reforms are a boon for real estate and IT

Many more IT companies will now be able to launch their own SEZs. Previously, only the largest IT players could have their own IT SEZs given the capital required to buy 25 acres land #IT #SEZ #developers #foreign trade policy #Commercial Real Estate
The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

Feb 04, 2013

The growth vs green debate: Not in the name of the poor

The poor custodians of natural resources on the ground have become dispensable pawns in the games the growth and the green lobbies play. #Development #InMyOpinion #MINING #forests #tribals #natural resources
How a bad decision in 1970 caused Mumbai's deaths today

Apr 19, 2012

How a bad decision in 1970 caused Mumbai's deaths today

The causes for the two deaths on the Central Railway on Thursday have their roots in the refusal of the Maharashtra Government to shift its own headquarters to Navi Mumbai in the 1970's. #ConnectTheDots #Bandra Kurla Complex #Navi Mumbai #Maharashtra government #Mumbai Suburban Railway #MMR Development Authority #Central Line
India's economic freedom

Apr 29, 2011

India's economic freedom

Well functioning countries today are grounded in the yin and yang of political and economic freedom. Liberals suggested that it is important to measure economic freedom across countries and across time.More economic freedom is associated with greater wealth, lower poverty and higher growth. #HowThisWorks #Environment #Labor #Development