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Some economic policy proposals need to be refined and even reversed

“The government needs to resist pressing ahead with the flawed food security Bill. the government needs to take a fresh look at the land acquisition Bill before bringing it to…

National Transparency Portal on PDS

Ministry of Consumer Affairs has launched a National Transparency Portal for Public Distribution System. The portal has been developed with the objective of providing all PDS related information through a single…

10 reasons why Chidu’s petulance is uncalled for

Just in case Chidambaram thinks he has been beavering away to get the economy out of the ditch, it is worth noting that he has done only three minor things…

Fiscal roadmap reassuring but need to consider other variables for rate cut: RBI Governor

Reserve Bank of India governor Duvvuri Subbarao shocked the government, investors and industry by standing firm on not lowering interest rates till price pressures ease. But there’s a reason. The governor justifies…

Tasks for Pawan Bansal

The Indian Railways has a competent team of technocrats at its helm, and his biggest contribution would be to allow it to function freely without any political interference. A tariff authority,…

Gujarat’s Social Progress Yet To Match Economic Success

Gujarat’s Social Progress Yet To Match Economic Success

  Highlights  * Literacy rate went up from 69.1% in 2001 to 79.3% in 2011 but Gujarat still 18th in all-India ranking. * Gujarat at 24th spot in sex ratio;…

Maharashtra Goes Ghost Busting, 5 Million Eliminated

Maharashtra Goes Ghost Busting, 5 Million Eliminated

Ghost ration cards have been the bane of India’s public distribution system (PDS). Such ghost cards compound leakages as the ration card document is used to establish entitlement for other…

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