Decentralise Urban Governance

SO Musings: Decentralised Urban Governance

Before independence, all local functions like roads, water supply, drainage, sanitation and street lighting were under the Municipality. Post-independence, there has been...

Latest SO Musings

Prime Minister

SO Musings: Do We Deserve Our Prime Ministers?

In 1991 Minoo Masani, three-time Member of Parliament, and one of the founders of the Swatantra party wondered if we deserve our...
Indian Liberalism

SO Musings: Any Hope for Indian Liberals?

The ancient "Vedanta tradition was a cradle of liberal tenets. The liberalism of ancient India, however, got suppressed under successive foreign rulers....

Political Economy

Genetically Modified Crops – Facts Vs Fiction

India’s journey from a food deficient and famine-affected country towards self-sufficiency and further to become one of the top net producers and...

SO Explains


SO Basically – Episode 06 | Paani Ki Problem Hai Kya?

On one hand NITI Aayog has announced that 21 Indian cities will run out...
Ease of Doing Businessvideo

Story of Delhi’s illegal butter chicken

Read our report of the (un)ease of doing business in Delhi in our latest publication- Doing Business in Delhi: A Study of...