Yogi Aggarwal

Yogi Aggarwal

Yogi Aggarwal

The promise of building India

One of the sectors where finance minister Arun Jaitley has been forward looking and has reflected the Narendra Modi-led government’s priorities is in his budgeted expenditure on infrastructure.

Vultures circle promised land

When the Land Acquisition Act was passed by the colonial British government in 1894, it was mainly used to acquire land for the then growing railway network.

Vultures circle promised land

When the Land Acquisition Act was passed by the colonial British government in 1894, it was mainly used to acquire land for the then growing railway network. The sarkar’s prerogative ruled over all lowly matters like peasant rights to compensation and livelihood.

Modi & big business

Amidst euphoria over Narendra Modi’s victory in the Lok Sabha election, his cohorts might take the raising of any uncomfortable questions as arising from mere ill will. But the questions are relevant and will not go away.

The rescue capsule

The balance between guarding the potential damage to the environment by an industrial activity such as mining and its benefit to society is a delicate one.

Transfer of cash & responsibility?

The curious thing about subsidies being replaced by the so-called direct cash transfer scheme is that the initiative is unlikely to have the effect the government hopes for and the Opposition fears.

On July 22, 2014, an international partnership across India, Africa and the US launched the “One Agriculture-One Science: A Global Education Consortium” initiative aimed at revitalising global agricultural education, capacity building and technology transfer.

A few weeks ago a public school in the National Capital Region organised an Id Milan during school hours for students. Not all students were invited to it. During the mid-morning recess, teachers instructed Muslim students to line up and go to the place for the function.