Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, July 07, 2011
As we discussed in our KG Basin Gas scam first part, there are various dimensions to the scam. In this part, we will focus on two issues – one, the impact of share of revenue due to inflating of capital costs; two, specific item of the increase to indicate how the books have been cooked to benefit Reliance.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, June 24, 2011
The KG Basin Gas scam is yet another in the series of scams the Indian Goverment is implicated in. As a follow up of last week's article drawing broad issues of this scam, this article deals with CAG's draft report and PSC between the Government and Reliance.
Newsclick Production, 20-Jun-2011
Eminent commentator and rural affairs editor of The Hindu newspaper, P.Sainath speaks to Newsclick on media discourse and other issues related to the "Fourth Estate".
Newsclick Production, 19th June, 2011.
Newsclick presents a feature on the recently concluded 13 day strike action by workers in the Maruti Suzuki Manesar factory near Gurgaon, Haryana. Exclusive footage of workers on tool down protest, interviews are presented here. This feature chronicles the major events during the 13 days of the strike till the outcome.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, June 16, 2011
The CAG Draft Report on the audit of the Production Sharing Contracts for the on-shore and off-shore oil and gas blocks is now widely being circulated in the media, showing once again the unholy nexus between the UPA and big capital in the country.
Prabir Purkayastha, Newsclick, June 14, 2011
One of the effects of electronic media is the overwhelming need people have for visual gratification. Be it the political class or the civil society, the need to be in the public eye or more accurately in the camera lens seems to dominate over sensible politics.
Newsclick Production, June 8, 2011
Shankar Raghuraman, Associate Editor of the Times of India comments on the humongous scams associated with parties like the DMK post liberalisation. A Newsclick interview.
Vijay Prashad, Newsclick, June 4, 2011
For the world's developing economies, a movement away from the dependence on the IMF is in order. Vijay Prashad writes.
Prabhat Patnaik, 4 June 2011
Newsclick Production, 31-May-2011
Dr Smita Gupta, senior economist with the Institute of Human Development and someone who is actively involved with farmers' organisations comments on the issues related to "land acquisition" in India. A Newsclick Presentation.