India and rural issues

Further reading on India and rural issues...

Outlook India

Economists Jean Dreze and Amartya Sen on India's growing disparities in wealth, health and opportunities

The Times of India

The latest news on politics and current affairs in India

Hindustan Times

Coverage of Indian news, politics and the economy

The Hindu

Leading English language daily newspaper in Southern India

Down to Earth

News and views on the environment, development, poverty and sustainability issues affecting India

A Who's Who of Indian Sleaze

Praful Bidwai is one of South Asia’s most widely published columnists

The Big Issue: 9 - 15 January 2012

'Rise of Gandhian resistance' by Satish Kumar, editor-in-chief ofresurgence. It focuses on Ekta Parishad's march in October 2012 andtheir resistance to urbanisation and industrialisation

Please read on

Gandhi, but with guns, Arundhati Roy

Excerpts from the Booker prize-winning author's essay on thetribal people and Maoist guerrillas of Chhattisgarh who - from theircamps deep in the Dandakaranya forest - have taken up arms against theIndian state

Guardian - Pankaj Mishra

It's India's poor who need British aid, not its military and business elites

Devinder Sharma - blog

The award winning Indian journalist, writer, thinker and researcher shares his views on food and trade policy in India.

devinder-sharma blogspot