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16 February 2015

Latin American lessons for AAP

The nature of the sweeping victory of AAP and Kejriwal may be unprecedented in India but not in Latin America. In Brazil, Mexico and Colombia, there are lessons for AAP and Arvind Kejriwal as they assume power in New Delhi – and also for the Congress Party as well as the BJP

The battle for Benaras & Bihar
8 May 2014

The battle for Benaras & Bihar

Be it Benaras which is gearing up for the most crucial battle between BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and the Aam Aadmi Party’s Arvind Kejriwal, or Bihar and U.P. where people are yearning for the ‘Gujarat model’, this election is focusing on some of the substantive issues that impact India

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24 April 2014

The missing women of Parliament

Fewer than 10% of the candidates in the ongoing elections in India are women. A law to reserve seats for women in Parliament, which will increase this number, is in abeyance. Our next government can take lessons from Latin America, where 16 countries have successfully implemented reservations and other enabling measures

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23 April 2014

Medha and Meera: A glimpse of the future

Rajni Bakshi, Gandhi Peace Fellow, Gateway House analyses the complementary roles played by the two key Aam Aadmi Party candidates from Mumbai. She says that while veteran activist Medha Patkar gives voice to the suffering of people at the grassroots, former banker Meera Sanyal highlights the principles that could build a more just and equitable society

Decoding natural gas pricing in India
26 March 2014

Decoding natural gas pricing in India

The issue of gas pricing is in the public discourse after the Aam Aadmi Party questioned the logic of linking domestic prices to global rates. In the absence of a single global marker price, it is time India, and other large importing countries in Asia, develop a pricing mechanism that reflects regional realities.

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7 March 2014

Decoding natural gas pricing in India

The issue of gas pricing is in the public discourse after the Aam Aadmi Party questioned the logic of linking domestic prices to global rates. In the absence of a single global marker price, it is time India, and other large importing countries in Asia, develop a pricing mechanism that reflects regional realities

seema Courtesy: Prachi Bidaye/Gateway House
5 March 2014

India-UK: Re-energising trade ties

Seema Malhotra, Member of Parliament, Labour Party, House of Commons, UK, talks about ways to enhance the India-UK trade relationship. In an interview to Gateway House, she also discusses CSR initiatives in the UK and mentoring of MPs in the UK Parliament

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6 February 2014

The new inequality debate

German President Joachim Gauck’s visit to India this week is a reminder of how Germany is addressing inequality, with better wages, benefits for the poorest, and other measures. When the gap between the rich and poor is growing globally, it is time for India’s prime ministerial aspirants to also focus on this issue

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3 January 2014

Economic democracy: Waiting for mutation

The Aam Aadmi Party's endeavour to carve out an ideological space which is neither strictly Left nor Right is part of a greater global endeavour to frame a value-based political economy. But the attempt must be inclusive, bringing together people from all walks of life

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