November 17, 2012
Laos' "Different Face" of Poverty
While Laos has been the beneficiary of rapid economic growth, not all are seeing its benefits.
October 23, 2012
Urban Poor's 'Everyday Struggle' in Vietnam
As Vietnam’s population moves to the cities, the poor struggle for the most basic of human needs. Will they be left behind?
October 13, 2012
Politics Meets Poverty in Southeast Asia
Governments are spending vast sums to reduce crushing poverty. While the cause is a noble one the reasoning and approach may be faulty.
August 06, 2012
India's New Philanthropists
Indians are taking up the banner of “giving back”. Many more might join if incentives to do so could be enhanced.
December 21, 2011
India Moves on Food Security
India’s National Food Security Bill is aimed at offering subsidized food for hundreds of millions. Will it pass?
October 31, 2011
Formula 1 Meets Poverty
India has just hosted its first Formula 1 race. But with millions still in poverty, should it be spending money this way?
October 04, 2011
Govt Backtracks on Poverty
India’s government backtracks over controversial planned benchmarks for what constitutes poverty.
October 03, 2011
Drawing the Poverty Line
India’s government has caused a storm with its plan to redefine urban and rural poverty levels.
April 26, 2011
India and Oligarchic Capitalism
How the government tackles oligarchic capitalism and Maoist violence will shape Indian democracy.
February 05, 2011
Congress Party Platitudes
Sonia Gandhi writes as if the Congress Party inherited the problems India faces. It should take some responsibility.