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President’s speech reflects Modi govt’s focus on governance

The budget session of Parliament began on Monday with an address by president Pranab Mukherjee.  Economic Survey will be presented on February 27 and Railway Budget on February 26. The budget

Anna Hazare begins stir against land bill, AAP not to share dais

Social activist Anna Hazare has launched his protest at Jantar Mantar from Monday against the ordinance on Land Acquisition Bill. Calling it anti-farmer, he also said he would not al

Parliament sees record performance, so will be land bill

The land acquisition bill (The Right to Fair Compensation, Transparency, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Amendment) Ordinance, 2015) may rewrite legislative history even as the parliament saw a re

Indian economy to grow over 7 percent: Economic Survey 2015-16

The Indian economy may grow in the range of 7 to 7.75 percent, acc

External debt in safe limits, export slowdown to continue

The economic survey 2015-16 shows that the prudent external debt policy of the government has resulted in external debt remaining within safe and comfortable limits and in containing its rise. Indi

Horticulture growth outpace food grain in India

The country has witnessed a massive growth in horticulture produce &ndash

Hunger, starvation still persist: Economic survey

“Though India’s GDP growth has been impressive and the

Addition of record power generation, focus on renewable energy development

In view of the sweeping changes made in the power sector in the la

Uneven distribution of subsidies, requires rectification of anomalies

Economic survey 2015-16 finds uneven distribution of Rs 100,000 crore s

Money bill is latest in Modi’s governance model

Aadhaar is finally getting legal backing – after years of going on without it. The government has chosen to classify it as a money bill. So, it needs to be cleared only by the Lok Sabha, and

Eight things you must know about new Aadhaar legislation

Aadhaar is mandatory. That’s what the Aadhaar (targeted delivery of financial and other subsidies, benefits and services) Bill, 2016, tabled in the parliament on Thursday, says. The bill main

Lok Sabha passes Aadhaar Bill; govt promises privacy

The Lok Sabha on Friday passed the Aadhaar Bill amid opposition pro

‘Good governance’, but through subterfuge!

The government has tabled the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2016, in the Lok Sabha. It seeks to give a legal basis for issuing Aadhaar, t

Citizen, surveillance and statistics

Aadhaar has faced a volley of criticism for limiting a citizen’s right to privacy. But Aadhaar is not alone in intruding into your life. You can stake a claim to genuine privacy and escape st

14 IIMs don’t have directors

Out of a total of 20 IIMs in the country, the posts of director in 14 IIMs are lying vacant. The directors of the mentor IIMs are also looking after the work at seven new IIMs (IIM A

Key recommendations for Budget 2018 for better healthcare

In India public sector accounts for only 30 percent of the total healthcare expenditure and investment in building and maintaining public health infrastructure needs priority in the upcoming budget

Breaking down some key terms used in budget

The central government is set to present a complex and comprehensive report of its revenues and expenditures throughout the financial year in the budget address on February 1. Modi led NDA governme

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