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Not Truthful

This is with reference to the commentary, “Police Violence in the Madras High Court” by V Krishna Ananth (EPW, 28 February 2009). Ananth states that I had come to the Madras High Court when I had “no specific business in the court that day” making out that I had come looking for trouble.

Political Structure and Economic Reforms

Political compulsions have, in the past, been the main drivers of economic reforms in China and India. In the decade ahead, political constraints will be the main stumbling block to reforms that are necessary to avert a financial crisis. The consequences of not attending to the political constraints in the two countries are serious.

South Asian Migration to United States-Demand and Supply Factors

Demand and Supply Factors Shahid Javed Burki Subramanian Swamy Studies on the migration of professionals to the United States have focused largely on the supply factors. This paper departs from this approach to assess whether the demand factors may not be the real determinants.

Systems Analysis of Strategic Defence Needs-A Sequel

tion which has whittled dawn the importance of a tax that occupied a pro- minent place in State Government budgets previously.
NOTES 1 Sahota, G S: "Indian Tax Structure and Economic Development (1961) pp 16-17, Also see Ministry of Finance, Government of India: "Report of the Taxation Inquiry Commission, 1953-54", Volume I, p 21.

Systems Analysis of Strategic Defence Needs

February 22, 1969 Five-Year Plan, a feasible alternative might be a floor for State expenditure in this regard (something like the minimum wage) with penalties for the States falling below the floor and financial incentives for the States surpassing it, Without some such impetus, the programmes for Scheduled Caste betterment could well continue to be marked by inertia and passivity.

Distribution of Income in India

Income inequality is affected by intra as well ax inter-sectoral changes. During the early phases of economic growth, inter-sectoral inequality and sectoral shifts in weights of sectors are most influential unless there is a major shake-up of institutions intra-sectorally. In other words, barring radical changes in institutions, inequality in income distribution must inevitably increase as a consequence of industrialisation.

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