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Leprosy: The Failed Eradication

Madhavankutty Pillai

Leprosy continues to resist being wiped out in India because the battle against it was called a victory too soon

The Struggle To Be

And the power of goodness

Ideas of Poverty

Caste, census and an unequal India

Farming Death in Telangana

Where women farmer suicides are the highest

What Numbers Don’t Tell

What makes a country rich and why did India fall behind?

Scorched Life

Haima Deshpande visits the suicide-hit districts of the Vidarbha region in Maharashtra to find lives maimed by debt, disease and poverty

Why Indian Politics Is Anti-Wealth

The pornography of poverty is the aesthetic of the desperate populist. And there is no place more rewarding than India for him. Pornography sells, and when poverty is marketed as wretchedness over which we have no control, it sells more

Life, Liberty and Luxury for All

Can a luxury market boom do starving Indians a good turn? It may just be possible in a few years

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