Public services

The Indian healthcare industry is a prime example of how lack of sectoral regulation has resulted in government ceding space to the private sector. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

PPP: private profits promoted

4 min read . 29 Nov 2017
There are many studies of the enormous problems faced by poor and powerless households in accessing their health insurance dues, as well as incentives for unethical practices by private health providers in collaboration with insurance firms. Photo: Reuters<br />

The budget’s dangerous philosophy

4 min read . 17 Mar 2016
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint <br />

The other lesson from the Vyapam scam

3 min read . 07 Jul 2015
Police control demonstrators as they march towards the Castelao Stadium during a Copa Confederations soccer match in Fortaleza. Photo: Davi Pinheiro/Reuters<br /> (Davi Pinheiro/Reuters)

Soccer and statues

1 min read . 25 Jun 2013
Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint<br />

The illusion of strong laws

2 min read . 12 Mar 2013
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Technology&#8217;s mental frontier

4 min read . 24 Aug 2012