Thursday, May 28, 2020

Policy

Time for big-bang agricultural reforms

The government is making serious efforts to make agriculture a thriving economic sector This year’s annual budget has set afoot the initiative to implement the promises that NDA government had made while being sworn in, bringing radical changes in the...

A blast from the past

The 1994 plague outbreak in Surat is a lesson for all on how not to manage stray dogs “Why are people so indiscriminate? Is it so difficult for them to see the impending disaster” asks Maya N., a visibly fuming...

Empowering women-ledpanchayats to perform better

The increase in proportion of Elected Women Representatives in Panchayats in India has been very promising. “The Strengthening of Panchayats in India: Comparing Devolution across States, Empirical Assessment, 2012–13,” a report by Indian Institute of Public Administration and Ministry...

India’s thought leadership on net neutrality

The year 2016 has already underlined its significance in the scheme of things of India as a nation. This year has already seen the Pathankot attacks which have once again brought the attention to the issue of protection and...

Railway regulator on the anvil

Revolutionary reforms being planned for the railways will see power to fix fares being transferred from politicians to technocrats and based on economics rather than populism The Indian Railways has typically been exploited by successive governments as a tool of...

Lost childhood

Thousands of children lose their childhood working in cotton fields The Cotton Corporation of India Ltd., which is a Government of India undertaking states that India accounts for 18 per cent of the world cotton production second to China and...

A neglected case

Imperative for the government to address issues of heavy minerals industry Call it a pathetic instance for India from economic point of view that even though it has nearly 35 per cent of heavy minerals’ deposits in the world, the...

At critical juncture

The Nitish-led new government needs to double down on developmental efforts American President Abraham Lincoln once said: “Democracy is the government of the people, by the people and for the people”. The Social and economic wellbeing of the citizens is...

Revolution on the anvil

Will the new draft civil aviation policy see the light of day? After telecommunications and internet, India is on the threshold of another revolution. This time, it’s in the sky. Thanks to the Draft National Civil Aviation Policy 2015 released...

The burden of pay hike

Are pay commissions doles best use of govt’s resources? The much anticipated report of the Seventh Pay Commission is out. The report, submitted to the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on November 20, by the commission chief Justice AK Mathur,...
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Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...

Wipro and Nutanix Partner to Launch Digital Database Services (DDS)

 Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and...

Rallis India joins the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Rallis India Ltd., a TATA Enterprise and one of India’s leading Agro Sciences Companies, has undertaken several proactive measures to combat the global pandemic...