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Devesh Kapur

Cost of IAF's lesson: 50 squadrons lost

With single-engine, Soviet-era combat aircraft being replaced by twin-engine, Western bloc aircraft, it remains to be seen whether IAF's aircraft, fighter pilots are spared erosion of men, materials

Cost of IAF's lesson: 50 squadrons lost
Updated On : 01 Sep 2023 | 10:54 AM IST

Solidarity today, new social compact tomorrow

In the concluding part, the authors argue that to prevent India's social fabric from fraying, additional solidarity resources from the wealthy and secure to cushion the millions affected is imperative

Solidarity today, new social compact tomorrow
Updated On : 13 Apr 2020 | 9:00 AM IST

Fiscal space: Not if but how

In the first part of a series, the authors argue the means must be found to avert potential economic and social collapse post-Covid

Fiscal space: Not if but how
Updated On : 12 Apr 2020 | 10:48 PM IST

Devesh Kapur & Ananth Padmanabhan: Dealing with regional bigotry

Hate crimes against out-of-state migrants strike at the heart of the basic structure of the Constitution

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Updated On : 24 Oct 2014 | 10:20 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: Summitry over substance?

Expectations from Narendra Modi's trip to the United States need to be more realistic

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Updated On : 14 Sep 2014 | 10:17 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: When competence is limited

If the Modi government is to keep its promise of change, it must bring in fresh faces and new talent

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Updated On : 11 Aug 2014 | 10:05 PM IST

Devesh Kapur, T V Somanathan & Arvind Subramanian: Land-shackled - II

The authors prescribe the cures for India's problems with land

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Updated On : 21 Jul 2014 | 9:53 PM IST

Devesh Kapur, T V Somanathan & Arvind Subramanian: Land-shackled - I

In the first of a two-part series, the authors diagnose India's problem with land

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Updated On : 21 Jul 2014 | 4:11 AM IST

Devesh Kapur: Can India's higher education be saved from the rule of babus?

Greater decentralisation of higher education governance is key to meaningful reform

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Updated On : 22 Jun 2014 | 10:55 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: Building Indianness

The new government must restore social solidarity

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Updated On : 25 May 2014 | 10:50 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: Europe's India aversion

The author explains why very few Indians migrate to the European Union

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Updated On : 13 Apr 2014 | 10:50 PM IST

Devesh Kapur & Ananth Padmanabhan: Finding better leaders

India's public sector faces a leadership crisis that will be solved only by more open recruitment

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Updated On : 28 Mar 2014 | 10:11 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: What regulation, when man is vile?

The author questions the government's commitment to choosing regulators of quality

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Updated On : 16 Feb 2014 | 10:50 PM IST

Devesh Kapur and Arvind Subramanian: A property tax proposal

Why taxing property for accountable local government is essential

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Updated On : 07 Feb 2014 | 11:35 PM IST

Devesh Kapur & Arvind Subramanian: Taxation's fatal neglect?

Obsessed with spending, the UPA has ignored the vital task of expanding the direct tax net

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Updated On : 19 Jan 2014 | 11:38 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: Divided by democracy?

Both India and the US have combined to weaken the economic, security and political stabilisers of their ties

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Updated On : 22 Dec 2013 | 11:23 PM IST

Devesh Kapur: India's front rows

The race for VIP perks has pernicious consequences and is undermining the elite's authority

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Updated On : 26 Nov 2013 | 10:02 PM IST

Two theories about gold: Devesh Kapur, Marla Spivack, Arvind Subramanian & Milan Vaishnav

Swiss data secrecy suggests a sinister explanation for India's gold fetish

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Updated On : 06 Nov 2013 | 11:39 AM IST

Devesh Kapur: Manik Sarkar and the Indian Left

Tripura's popular chief minister shows up the failures of the elitist central leadership of India's Left

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Updated On : 22 Oct 2013 | 9:50 PM IST

Devesh Kapur & Arvind Subramanian: Rebuilding the Indian state

Both growth and inclusion need a capable Indian state

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Updated On : 06 Sep 2013 | 11:29 PM IST