Himanshu teaches economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
Do We Know What has Happened to Poverty since 2011-12?
The government's lack of respect for national surveys on consumption has meant that the door has been opened to preparation of unofficial estimates on poverty made on questionable assumptions.…
India's Farm Crisis: Decades Old and with Deep Roots
The crisis in Indian agriculture today is not a new one; it goes back many years. Therefore, the problems of farmers cannot be addressed by the band aids of higher MSPs and cash transfers. An…