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Yoginder K Alagh

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Climate change: Game theory holds a solution

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Yoginder K Alagh The issue of climate change is important for India, but the country has been sidelined in global debates. (Reuters photo) After the Kutch earthquake the government wanted to involve NGOs to work towards rehabilitation, PK Mishra, current secre... More »

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The motives behind India’s A-SAT experiment?

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Yoginder K Alagh The threat of the use of power was developed as a fine art by political economy thought leaders like Chanakya, Alexander Hamilton, Benjamin Disraeli and Giuseppe Mazzini. Dictators, who actually used this power causing havoc, ended up in the d... More »

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Monsoon forecast: All is well; be happy

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Yoginder K Alagh The Union finance secretary has said that the forecast of a good monsoon is a morale booster. (Reuters) The Union finance secretary has said that the forecast of a good monsoon is a morale booster. The Union agriculture minister pointed out th... More »

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Infra stories differ across Asia

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Yoginder K Alagh How infrastructure development and financing in, say, China is vastly different from the same in India. India has joined the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)—which is financed by China, but also has a substantial contribution from I... More »

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Past and future of India’s gems

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Yoginder K Alagh The NITI Aayog’s next Vision Document will have to contain its reappraised policy stance on gems and jewellery as compared to what it wrote in its Vision document approved by the government and circulated in the country. (PTI) The decade was t... More »