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Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

In June 2017, a long-running land dispute was settled in just six days in a community-owned court in Bihar.
           
Returning to his village after many years, Ramashish had received a rude shock. His cousins had deprived him of the 5.90 acres of l…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · India, Oman
Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

In June 2017, a long-running land dispute was settled in just six days in a community-owned court in Bihar.
           
Returning to his village after many years, Ramashish had received a rude shock. His cousins had deprived him of the 5.90 acres of l…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · India, Oman
Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

Delivering rural justice through community-owned courts in Bihar, India

In June 2017, a long-running land dispute was settled in just six days in a community-owned court in Bihar.
           
Returning to his village after many years, Ramashish had received a rude shock. His cousins had deprived him of the 5.90 acres of l…

by · Wednesday, 25 April 2018 · India, Oman
Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

The Surma River that flows between Bangladesh and India. Photo Credit: Poonam Pillai
Being from Kolkata, I have always been used to floods. Prolonged flooding typically meant schools and offices closed, traffic jams and a much-needed respite from the …

by · Thursday, 19 April 2018 · Bangladesh, India
Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

The Surma River that flows between Bangladesh and India. Photo Credit: Poonam Pillai
Being from Kolkata, I have always been used to floods. Prolonged flooding typically meant schools and offices closed, traffic jams and a much-needed respite from the …

by · Thursday, 19 April 2018 · Bangladesh, India
Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

The Surma River that flows between Bangladesh and India. Photo Credit: Poonam Pillai
Being from Kolkata, I have always been used to floods. Prolonged flooding typically meant schools and offices closed, traffic jams and a much-needed respite from the …

by · Thursday, 19 April 2018 · Bangladesh, India
Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

Managing climate risks in South Asia: A “bottom up” approach

The Surma River that flows between Bangladesh and India. Photo Credit: Poonam Pillai
Being from Kolkata, I have always been used to floods. Prolonged flooding typically meant schools and offices closed, traffic jams and a much-needed respite from the …

by · Thursday, 19 April 2018 · Bangladesh, India
Removing the stigma of mental illness in India

Removing the stigma of mental illness in India

A report on the economic burden of mental illness argues that depression and anxiety disorders cost the world nearly $1 trillion annually. Conversely, every dollar invested in mental health contributes $4 to the economy. Photo credit: TNMHP

April…

by · Thursday, 12 April 2018 · India
Removing the stigma of mental illness in India

Removing the stigma of mental illness in India

A report on the economic burden of mental illness argues that depression and anxiety disorders cost the world nearly $1 trillion annually. Conversely, every dollar invested in mental health contributes $4 to the economy. Photo credit: TNMHP

April…

by · Thursday, 12 April 2018 · India
India’s remarkably robust and resilient growth story

India’s remarkably robust and resilient growth story

India has achieved much in the last decades. Yet an economic deceleration in the past few quarters has generated worried commentaries about India’s growth potential.  However, our analysis of nearly five decades of data finds that India’s long-term gr…

by · Thursday, 12 April 2018 · India