Both schemes perpetuate the UPA’s pessimistic assumption that the State’s capacity cannot be revitalised for effective public service delivery.
02 Apr 2019 12:35 AM
The Arctic, Russia, the Nordic countries and Canada would be temperate, safe havens, which survivors would fight to access.
31 Mar 2019 4:38 AM
Voters are moving away from the national parties to regional parties even for the Lok Sabha elections.
21 Mar 2019 1:50 AM
The five southern states are free of religious divisiveness as are West Bengal and Odisha in the east.
13 Mar 2019 1:38 AM
India barely spends 1.5 per cent of its GDP on defence — two-thirds of it on military salaries and pensions and current costs.
07 Mar 2019 1:21 AM
This set is possibly in transition to the “flawed democracy” status, whilst the “authoritarian” set is possibly irredeemable.
02 Mar 2019 3:27 AM
The Pulwama massacre illustrates how porous our security architecture remains to domestic and external threats.
20 Feb 2019 3:00 AM
Overlay this construct with the income-tax data for the same year and the situation becomes even worse.
14 Feb 2019 1:53 AM
The revenue from the Central Goods and Services Tax remains significantly below the target of Rs 6 trillion.
01 Feb 2019 12:29 AM
The primary task before Goyal is to present the interim Budget 2019 on February 1 in the Lok Sabha, where the BJP has a brute majority.
26 Jan 2019 2:02 AM
In comparison, the EWS quota is rather miserly, at less than 50 per cent (quota of 10 per cent for a population share of 21 per cent).
16 Jan 2019 12:20 AM
India’s politicians, particularly in state governments, feel disempowered versus foreign companies.
09 Jan 2019 5:02 AM
If a revolution ever happens in India, the hungry, jobless, low-skilled, rural labour will be at the forefront.
31 Dec 2018 12:47 AM
The Telangana Rashtra Samithi waived agricultural loans and provided cash transfers. It won the Assembly election earlier this month by a landslide.
25 Dec 2018 6:30 AM
The first two governors of the RBI worked under the Raj.
19 Dec 2018 1:53 AM
In comparison, the new CSO back series completely upends the growth estimates during the UPA period.
07 Dec 2018 12:05 AM
The 2008 terrorist attack came during a sustained period of high economic growth in India.
26 Nov 2018 12:05 AM
Dealing with pollution requires an empowered institution whose performance is tied solely to controlling pollution.
25 Nov 2018 12:40 AM
The RBI has sensibly shown selective flexibility to soothe angry government voices.
22 Nov 2018 6:39 AM
Names herald the times and change is necessary to resonate with the prevailing culture. But change driven by mere pique is far too expensive.
14 Nov 2018 4:35 AM