The Dec 2007 issue of Pragati is out. Click on the image below for a pdf copy of the magazine.
I have a piece on why India should invest in solar power R&D (which is posted here on this blog.) Quick look at the content below the fold.
Private property, right!
Ironies on the road Raj Cherubal
The unlikely new heroes in the saga of the return of the right to property
The killing fields of Bengal Arnab Ray
Behind the story and the intellectual outrage over Nandigram
The new Manhattan project Atanu Dey
Energy security calls for government investment in renewable energy
Securing Pakistan’s crown jewels; Still with Musharraf; Arming Pashtuns…again; SIMI’s networks; Wither India-Russia relations; China’s nuclear deal with Kazakhstan
A new section on the issues before parliament: prepared by PRS Legislative Research
Improving fiscal responsibility Mukul G Asher
Institutional reform is a must for medium-term fiscal management
A crisis profound Harsh V Pant
Indian universities need reform, not fatalism
Doctors across borders Rohit Pradhan
Some conclusions about emigrating doctors are hasty
The Akhond of Swat Manan Ahmed
A closer look at the separatist religious movement
Banally in love with India Chandrahas Choudhury
A review of Shashi Tharoor’s The Elephant, the Tiger, and the Cell Phone