Sanjeev Sanyal is an internationally acclaimed economist, environmentalist, urban theorist and the best-selling author of The Ocean of Churn & The Land of Seven Rivers. He tweets as @sanjeevsanyal
Articles by Sanjeev Sanyal
There is an opportunity to make high-quality undergraduate education available to all Indians free of cost.
There is almost no discussion about the existing list, and why a monument is deemed to have national significance. As a result, we now have an unwieldy list that requires drastic rationalisation. This must change
India needs iconic buildings for functional reasons, to reflect new aspirations, and move past the colonial legacy
A new set of reforms seeks to improve the quality of bureaucracy and the nature of State-citizen interface
The Centre’s initiative in freeing up agri-trade will have a huge impact on the rural economy
The symbolic importance of Independence Day would be greatly enhanced if the Prime Minister would deliver his annual speech from a different location every year
To know the rules under each piece of legislation, there should be a law that would stipulate that they would be available on websites, they should be presented as a unified whole and each change in them should be notified
It is not enough to end the plunder of our antiquities. We need to let our gods return home. The only sensible way to prevent future theft is to document them carefully in a publicly accessible National Antiquities Register
Indian languages need innovation more than preservation
The maintenance of the drainage networks is critical for avoiding repeated floods but they are also a solution to another major problem faced by Indian cities – the lack of walking and cycling paths.
The problem is that the official history contained in our textbooks simply does not ring true to most Indians