Economic Development and production of fakes: Who are the losers?

Alongside development, modernisation, globalisation of trade and/or liberalisation of the world economy, crimes also have become globalised. Neo-liberal ideology opposes all forms of government interventions in entrepreneurial activities. Under this setup, the interaction between socio-economic actors are determined by the market by preserving freedom of business and corporations. As liberalisation and market deregulations are the …

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Black money and Tax havens

Multinational companies of global north or western countries are the biggest culprits, who provide the tax havens (a jurisdiction where income tax or other taxes can be hidden with a low rate or without any rate) to hide billions with the help of their efficient networks with the national companies in developing countries (Otusanya, 2012). …

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Adaptation vs. Migration….Let’s hope for the best…

There has been constant decrease in rainfall since three years in our project area. Previous year the rainfall was significantly less, which affected the agriculture up to a great degree. Lots of water sources dried up by the month of October and there was very less water available for winter crop. This caused high number …

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Water- the Elixir of Life or May be Not…

This was my first visit to Chukru, a small village in the Palamu district. Although I had heard quite a bit about the village, it did not prepare me for what I saw and heard. Here is an account of my experience of my field visit, a very familiar but tragic tale. Chukru is notoriously …

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Be aware of Power…..

Be aware of power that the power corrupts; you are there to serve the villages and the poor, said Mahatma Gandhi when asked whether he has any advice for the new government after independence. He was in Calcutta trying to restore peace between Hindus and Muslims when every other leader was in New Delhi celebrating …

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