Articles by Nalini R Mohanty
Jun 07, 2017
Farmers' protest in Maharashtra, MP: Both BJP-ruled agrarian states need long-term policy measuresAt least six farmers were killed and eight others were critically injured on Tuesday when the police resorted to firing to subdue the protesting farmers in Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh.
May 17, 2017
New IIP data offers cheer for Congress but the party fails to bring home the pointNew series IIP estimate catapaults the industrial growth of under the UPA rule more than six times and pegs it at 3.35 percent
May 15, 2017
Yogi Adityanath deciding to not sanction the prosecution of Yogi Adityanath is mocking the justice systemBut the question is — can anybody imagine Yogi Adityanath voluntarily submitting himself, if he has the power to take a call on whether or not to do so, to the due legal process in order to uphold the majesty of law?
May 12, 2017
Why NPA ordinance gives an easy escape route to corrupt bankersThe public sector bankers clearly live by the principle: sink the taxpayers’ money in dubious deals and when you go bust ask for more taxpayers’ money to carry on the cycle!
May 08, 2017
Emmanuel Macron, like Arvind Kejriwal, won with an anti-graft platform: Will he avoid Delhi CM's fate?Emmanuel Macron’s spectacular victory in the French presidential election on Sunday — despite the last-day hiccup due to the hacking of his mails — has become a talking point across the world for a variety of reasons
Apr 07, 2017
Infosys COO's salary hike: Narayana Murthy was right in raising issue, it holds good for corporate India tooPravin Rao, COO, an Infosys veteran whom Murthy had recruited in the '80s, was given a spectacular raise from Rs 4.5 crore a year to Rs 7 crore a year.
Apr 04, 2017
Supreme Court's highway liquor ban can be criticised for being simplistic, but not for judicial overreachThe Supreme Court order on 31 March reaffirming its earlier decision (15 December, 2016) to ban liquor vending along the national and state highways has given rise to a whale of protest.
Mar 30, 2017
GST a bold reform, but the 4-tier tax rates seem to be a backdoor manipulation of taxation systemIf both the central and state governments were honest – if the GST Council were not to mince words – then they could have said candidly that the highest rate within the GST would be around 60 percent
Mar 27, 2017
Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid issue: SC should let the matter lie, rather than mediate on itThe Chief Justice of India last week offered mediation by a Supreme Court judge, not excluding himself, in the Ram Mandir-Babri Masjid dispute that has remained unresolved for the past 70 years
Mar 14, 2017
Assembly Election Results 2017: Can Congress resurrect itself or is it on a path of irreversible decline?The biggest takeaway from the election results of the five states is that Narendra Modi’s BJP continues to be on a roll and Rahul Gandhi’s Congress is on the verge of decimation, having been decisively routed in Uttar Pradesh, and in Uttarakhand.