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In a major bid to facilitate cross-border transportation and trade, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India and Nepal signed the landmark Motor Vehicle Agreement in June 2015. Is this agreement capable of...
A survey of Muslim women and their views on Muslim personal law reveals that the women feel the rights enshrined in the Quran have not reached them; an overwhelming number of the women want personal...
When austerity as a means for dealing with a recession is counterproductive, why is it recommended to deal with a defi ciency in aggregate demand? Or can it be justifi ed as a way to reduce the...
The idea that end-to-end computerisation can reduce public distribution system leakage has been theorised, but not yet examined in practice. This note tries to fill the gap by conducting a case study...
How do people reassess their beliefs in the light of new information? Do people follow the Bayesian rule of utility maximisation? Or are there other aspects that people take into account when...
The One Belt One Road initiative is the centrepiece of China's foreign policy and domestic economic strategy. It aims to rejuvenate ancient trade routes--Silk Routes--which will open up markets...
The health effects of cooking with biomass and coal are now well-recognised. Although more people use LPG, the number of those using biomass and coal has remained static for nearly 30 years. While...
The debut of Nagaland People's Front in the 2015 district council elections in Manipur with the tacit support of the National Socialist Council of Nagalim (Isak-Muivah) and United Naga Council marks...
In rural Maharashtra, many parents have named their daughters "Nakusa/Nakoshi." In Marathi that means "unwanted." The parents hope the next child will be a boy. Most of these girls are the third or...
Using the revealed comparative index and the method of constant market share analysis, this article attempts to identify the relative advantage/disadvantage of select rubber products exported from...
This article examines the psychological conditions of the surviving family members of murder victims in India and points out the inadequacies in the formulated and reactionary responses of the state...
Macroeconomic data shows a lack of improvement in the incremental capital-output ratio along with diminishing total factor productivity in India's services sector--surely a warning. If far-reaching...
Statistics holds paramount position as a scientific tool to translate relevant data into information for effective policymaking. But the data collector does not receive adequate cooperation from...
Assam was a Congress stronghold in the post-Congress era. However, the 2014 Lok Sabha elections marked a signifi cant political shift with the Bharatiya Janata Party making significant inroads. The...

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