The Unfinished Journey of Women’s Property Rights

Shipra Deo and Devendra Damle talk to host Pavan Srinath about the long struggle for women to secure property rights and land ownership in India. [iframe src=’https://webplayer.adorilabs.com/e/IVa8kMZML9aCbqD6′ width=’100%’ height=’304′ frameborder=’0′ scrolling=’no’ allow=’autoplay’] Shipra Deo and Devendra Damle talk to host Pavan Srinath about the long struggle for women to secure property rights and land ownership …

The Future of Indian States

This is Episode 117 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/11854670/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] The States Reorganisation Act came into effect 63 years ago to this day, on November 1, 1956. India’s states as we know them started taking their shape then. Many states like Karnataka, Kerala, West Bengal and others celebrate this …

Fiscal Federalism in India

This is Episode 102 of The Pragati Podcast hosted by Pavan Srinath. [iframe src=”https://html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/10386770/height/90/width/640/theme/custom/autonext/no/thumbnail/yes/autoplay/no/preload/no/no_addthis/no/direction/backward/render-playlist/no/custom-color/FF8200/” height=”90″ width=”640] India is a Union of States, and Indian Republic’s federal nature has been hardcoded into the Constitution. While political federalism is important, control over the purse strings often makes or breaks federalism. Pranay Kotasthane returns to The Pragati Podcast …

These Were Not Semifinals

India is a federal republic, and states matter. The recent state elections were important in their own right, and not for what lessons they might hold for the next general election.