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Opinion

Public finance under the lens

The World Bank has described public financial management (PFM) as being critical to the achievement of public policy objectives, and for efficient, timely, and accountable…

Will Congress bet on Rahul?

Mani Shankar Aiyar I am so far out on the periphery of the Congress that I have no idea when — or where (or even whether)…

Sheikh Hasina knows the art of compassion

By Allan Jacob We should have featured Sheikh Hasina on these pages earlier, before despots, tyrants, shamed gurus, and other wannabe nobodies who became somebodies.…

What you eat during Ramadan

FT OPINION DESK Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, is associated with values synonymous with restraint, patience, and commitment. It is not only…

Effective management of landslides

FT ONLINE At least 152 people, including six army personnel and children, were killed in separate incidents of hillslides triggered by heavy rains in Rangamati,…