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Stalled revolution

THE SUNDAY STORY India’s Railways are caught in a time warp. They serve millions, but are unable to meet modern standards. China is »

Disability rights is off the rails

Like all other years, this year’s Railway budget did not bring any cheer for India’s 70-100 million people with disabilities, a large num...»

Inside China’s marvel

When the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949, the country’s rail network was in shambles. Stretching over only 20,000 km — le...»

Fading glory of America’s railways

If there is one thing that the history of America’s experience with railroad construction teaches, it is that globalisation happened lon...»


New Public Policy Scholars​

The Hindu Centre is pleased to welcome its new Public Policy Scholars, Deya Bhattacharya, Sumit Chaturvedi, Nandini Dubey, Vanya Mehta, Bharti Mishra Nath and Rajesh Kumar Rai. Click here to read more on the Scholars and their proposed research over the next four months.​Read more »

In the 16th Lok Sabha Election 2014, West Bengal has witnessed some interesting trends. Apart from the debacle of the Left and the ascendance of the Trinamool Congress (AITC), the other somewhat s... »