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Richard Mahapatra

Richard Mahapatra

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Chasing the monsoon

2 July 2019 2:55 PM GMT
July deficit for monsoon means 90 per cent chance of falling below normal

Enhancing agriculture

28 Jun 2019 4:38 PM GMT
Private and government: Who is investing how much for agriculture?

Is NOTA the answer to TINA?

25 April 2019 4:38 PM GMT
The ‘None of the Above’ provision on electoral voting machines is turning out to be a decentralised protest

Social media and elections

19 April 2019 4:41 PM GMT
Polarisation of development news on social media makes its impact partisan and ineffective

Towards rural economic crisis

14 April 2019 5:49 PM GMT
Fifth consecutive drought for 1/3 districts, dipping rural wages, El Nino threatening monsoon have squeezed livelihood options for over 500 million Indians

Democracy is good for health

17 March 2019 5:33 PM GMT
A study of 170 countries between 1980 and 2016 brings out for the first time the impact of democratic systems on public health

Securing the Third Pole

17 Feb 2019 4:17 PM GMT
An Arctic Council-like Himalayan body brewing in India’s backyard

Farmers caught in quagmire

28 Jan 2019 1:34 PM GMT
Erratic weather patterns and low returns on investment have jeopardised the future of farmers in India

Inequality plagues rural India

27 Dec 2018 3:26 PM GMT
As in the formal economy, the farm economy also suffers from the concentration of landholdings within a small group

Democracy revved up

19 Nov 2018 3:15 PM GMT
In the next 14 months, 62 countries will go to polls resulting in far-reaching ramifications for global governance

Frail ecology houses more poor

4 Oct 2018 3:59 PM GMT
Economic growth alone will not lead to poverty eradication. Global efforts must factor in the ecological reasons behind poverty

The local is political

26 April 2018 2:42 PM GMT
Panchayats have become a powerful systematic investment plan for political parties to deepen their local influence.
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