Monday, July 13, 2020

Editorial

Focus shifts to the bottom of the pyramid

A Couple of weeks ago, RBI granted in principle approval to eleven players to launch Payment banks. The list included who’s  who of corporate biggies. The RBI also promised to roll out Small banks shortly. While Payment banks will...

Go Back to the Idea of Social Justice

The Subject of social justice evokes strong emotions in India, from all sections of society and political class. But while the issue is of critical importance in a country as big and diverse as India and as disintegrated and...

Krishi Channel: Necessary but not sufficient

THE GOVERNMENT of India has recently launched the 24/7 Krishi Channel of Doordarshan to provide agriculture related information and know how to farmers. Good for farmers. However, the novel move was lost in the boisterous noise created by more...

Securing citizens from Internal Threats

In our previous issue we brought out the problems pertaining to Indian education system. This time around we shifted our focus on much graver subject - India’s internal security environment. Internal security is one of the top national issues...

Innovative Thinking Required

Education, as we all know, is a basic tool that empowers an individual to take up all challenges of life. Realizing this, the government of India has made right to education a fundamental right. Numerous programs have been started...

Effective Crop Insurance Required

Farmers committing suicide is not unusual in India. It happens almost every eason. Unseasonal rains and strong winds that lashed the entire north- western region recently could be the latest trigger for the extreme step by farmers at margin....

Are We Honest in Empowering Women?

Swami Vivekananda, if he addresses the world with the quote like “There is no chance of the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved. It is not possible for a bird to fly on one...

Time for Debate, and Controversies

The month of January saw media space dominated by the anticipation, expectation and analysis of the US President Obama’s visit to India. It is true that it was for the first time that an American President was the guest...

A Mixed Year in Hindsight

As the year 2014 bids adieu, it leaves mixed feelings about the year that was. On one hand, there were some very positive developments. For the first time, an Indian and a Pakistani won Nobel together, ironically for peace....

Rational Power Planning Needed

A couple of months back, PM Narendra Modi launched the “Make in India” campaign which is aimed at establishing India as a global manufacturing hub. While the idea has captured the imagination of industry leaders, there are people who...
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