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  1. CIA World Factbook, India page, https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/in.html
  2. Reducing Poverty and Inequality in India: Has Liberalization Helped? Raghbendra Jha,  2002, http://rspas.anu.edu.au/economics/publish/papers/wp2002/wp-econ-2002-04.pdf
  3. Poverty and Inequality in India: A Reexaminatoin, Angus Deaton and Jean Dreze,  2002, http://ideas.repec.org/p/cde/cdewps/107.html
  4. Poverty, Inequality and Reforms, Pranab Bardhan, 2002(?)http://globetrotter.berkeley.edu/macarthur/inequality/papers/PovReforms.pdf
  5. Macroeconomic Policy, Inequality, and Poverty Reduction in India and China, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Jayati Ghosh, 2005, http://www.ideaswebsite.org/featart/dec2005/IND_CHN.pdf
  6. Poverty and Inequality in India: Getting Closer to the Truth, Abhijit Sen and Himanshu, 2004, http://www.networkideas.org/featart/may2004/Poverty_WC.pdf
  7. Economic Growth and Income Inequality: Reexamining the Links, Klaus Deininger and Lyn Squire, World Bank, 1996, http://www.worldbank.org/fandd/english/0397/articles/0140397.htm
  8. Sensex nicks 9000, but what about Gini Coefficient?, Sudheen Kulkarni, Indian Express, Dec 4 2005, http://www.indianexpress.com/res/web/pIe/columnists/full_column.php?content_id=83241
  9. Indian Poverty through Sala-i-Martin Glasses, Goodnewsindia.com,  http://www.goodnewsindia.com/Pages/content/economy/salaIMartin.html
  10. Income inequality in India, Jayati Ghosh, Countercurrents.org, Feb 2004, http://www.countercurrents.org/eco-ghosh170204.htm
  11. Delays in Indian Judicial System and Remedies, N.Vittal, 2000, http://cvc.nic.in/vscvc/cvcspeeches/march2k6.html
  12. India’s IT and Outsourcing Industries – The Bangalore paradox, The Economist, April 21, 2005, http://text.usg.edu:8080/tt/ksuweb.kennesaw.edu/~tkeene/indBangalore.htm
  13. Driving in Chennai, Arun Chebium, Apr 9, 2004, http://www.desijournal.com/article.asp?articleid=173
  14. Mass rapid transport suggested to ease Chennai traffic, Akila Dinakar, The Hindu, Jan 27, 2002, http://web.iitd.ac.in/~tripp/media/gtarticles/mrt_chenai.htm
  15. Garbage Compactor Trucks to Replace Open Lorries, The Hindu, August 2, 2007, http://www.hindu.com/2007/08/02/stories/2007080260300300.htm
  16. Effect of Municipal Solid waste on Floral Diversity and Plant growth, A case study of Perungudi and Kodungaiyur dumping grounds, Chennai, India, R Nagendran, A. Selvan, and Kurian Joseph, http://www.swlf.ait.ac.th/data/Kasetsart%20University%20National%20Seminar%20on%20Solid%20Waste%20Landfill%20Ma/Phytoremediation-workshop.pdf
  17. Deadline looms for segregating garbage in Chennai, Karthik Subramanian, The Hindu, Nov 25, 2004, http://www.hindu.com/2004/11/25/stories/2004112505530300.htm
  18. Choking in Garbage, Analysis of Ambient air near an open municipal burning site in Pallikaranai marsh, Chennai, Community Environmental monitoring, December 2005, http://www.sipcotcuddalore.com/choking_in_garbage.html
  19. Choking in Garbage II: Analysis of airborne air quality inside the open municipal waste burning site at Kodungaiyur, Chennai, Community Environmental Monitoring, December 2006, http://www.sipcotcuddalore.com/downloads/choking_in_garbage_II.pdf
  20. Cooum, Wikipedia, 10 aug 2007, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cooum
  21. Perception of Environmental Ethics of Buffalo Rearing on the banks of River Cooum in Chennai, Pamela Sahayadas and Jayapaul Azariah, 1997, http://eubios.info/india/BII74.HTM
  22. Wrong target: White foam – the Chennai riverbed does not have space to breathe, R.K. Srinivasan, Down to Earth, Jan 2006, http://www.downtoearth.org.in/full6.asp?foldername=20060131&filename=anal&sec_id=7&sid=3
  23. Lost lifelines of a metropolis, Goutam Ghosh, The Hindu, May 20, 2007, http://www.hindu.com/thehindu/mag/2007/05/20/stories/2007052050150400.htm
  24. Chennai Waterways, Past, present and Future, Workshop, November 2006, http://www.chennai-waterways.com/workshop.htm
  25. What do you do while waiting at Chennai Signals?, G.V. Balasubramanian, August 5,, 2007, http://chennai.metblogs.com/archives/2007/08/what_do_you_do_when_waiting_at.phtml
  26. General Statistics, Chennai Corporation website, 2007, http://www.chennaicorporation.com/general_stats.htm
  27. E-governance brings down corruption, survey, 2006, http://unpan1.un.org/intradoc/groups/public/documents/APCITY/UNPAN015134.pdf
  28. Extended Response to Information Request: India Incidence of Corruption, Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Ottawa, Dec 2005, http://www.irb-cisr.gc.ca/en/research/publications/index_e.htm?docid=292&cid=0
  29. From midnight to the millennium and beyond: Democracy and Identity in Today’s India, Shashi Tharoor, July 2004, http://casi.ssc.upenn.edu/research/papers/Tharoor_2004.pdf
  30. Center for the Advanced Study of India website (various publications) , 2007, http://casi.ssc.upenn.edu/research/
  31. India’s Urban Challenge, World Bank Website, various papers, 2006, http://www.worldbank.org.in/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/COUNTRIES/SOUTHASIAEXT/INDIAEXTN/0,,contentMDK:21207992%7EpagePK:141137%7EpiPK:141127%7EtheSitePK:295584,00.html
  32. Project Appraisal Document, Third Tamil Nadu Urban Development Project, World Bank, May 2005, http://www-wds.worldbank.org/external/default/WDSContentServer/WDSP/IB/2005/06/16/000090341_20050616084634/Rendered/PDF/31839a.pdf
  33. Global Economic Prospect 2007, World Bank, Dec 2006, http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTDECPROSPECTS/GEPEXT/EXTGEP2007/0,,contentMDK:21139275~menuPK:3016160~pagePK:64167689~piPK:64167673~theSitePK:3016125,00.html
  34. A gateway to Health, Asha Krishnakumar, Frontline, May-June 2003, http://www.hinduonnet.com/fline/fl2011/stories/20030606003811000.htm
  35. Water crisis, the Urban Water Sccenario, (year?), rainwaterharvesting.org, http://www.rainwaterharvesting.org/Crisis/Urbanwater-scenario.htm