National Water policy

As storage in dams dips, Centre rings alarm bells

States advised to give preference to drinking water and irrigation and enhance groundwater use. »

Turning off the tap on water as a human right

The new draft National Water Policy (NWP) circulated by the Ministry of Water Resources to water experts suggests that the government is...»

Leave polemics out of the water policy

Process matters, not only in making public policy but also in doing research that informs policy debates. The article by Shiney Varghese...»

Shiney Verghese responds

Mr. Ghosh's letter is extremely welcome. To deal first with “the substance,” I am glad that Mr. Ghosh has emphasised that CEEW's “resear...»

Reaching for the Stars: The Incredible Rise of Arvind Kejriwal

Five years ago, Arvind Kejriwal was far from being the man of the masses he is today. He abhorred politics and politicians and was in no quandary about enlisting the right wing in his anti-corruption fight. From that to his emergence as a natural leader of the poor and minorities is a riveting story, as riven with contradictions as it is full of surprises. The Hindu Centre's Senior Fellow Vidya Subrahmaniam, traces his rise from activism to political stardom. Read more. »

Inserting Hindutva in Nagaland
The Hindu Centre’s latest policy report examines the working of internal democracy in the Congress and the BJP.Read more. »



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