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Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

Jul 10, 2014

Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

There was no Chief Econmic Advisor guiding the Economic Survey put out today. But it clearly sees the mess left behind by the UPA and sets a strong reform agenda for the NDA government #Politics #Economy #India #UPA #Monetary policy #Arun Jaitley #Subsidy #Reforms #fiscal consolidation #Ajay Shah #Economic Survey #Economic Survey 2013-14 #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014 #Union Budget 2014-14 #NIPFP #Arun Jaitlet
Economic survey favours direct cash subsidies for BPL households via biometric identification

Jul 09, 2014

Economic survey favours direct cash subsidies for BPL households via biometric identification

The government's pre-budget Economic Survey has suggested payment of subsidy in cash for those below poverty line through technologies like biometric identification, observing that such support lead to distorted resource allocation which hamper changes in prices.
#BPL #Subsidy #cash subsidy #Economic Survey 2013-2014
Too much negativity: Anjali Damania on why she wanted to quit AAP

Jun 06, 2014

Too much negativity: Anjali Damania on why she wanted to quit AAP

The Maharashtra state unit convenor withdrew her resignation after it was decided to dissolve the state executive committee, hold fresh elections and make party processes completely transparent. #Congress #Mumbai #Jan Lokpal Bill #Arvind Kejriwal #Q&A #Maharashtra #resignation #Anjali Damania #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Assembly Election 2013 #Mayank Gandhi
Assam: Activist awarded for conservation efforts amidst insurgency

May 28, 2014

Assam: Activist awarded for conservation efforts amidst insurgency

Sunil Sarkar's effort to preserve flora and fauna in the Manas National Park at the height of the insurgency in the 1980s and 90s has now fetched him national laurels. #NewsTracker #Assam #Manas National Park #Sunil Sarkar #Mahindra Wildlife Warriors Awards 2013
What we can expect in the first 100 days of the Modi Sarkaar

May 21, 2014

What we can expect in the first 100 days of the Modi Sarkaar

Delhi's bureaucrats are already dusting off schemes that ran into hurdles, holding meetings to prepare presentations for the new government and getting ready to outline what each ministry's 100-day agenda could be. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Cabinet #Lok Sabha elections 2013 #new government #Election results 2014 #Modi sarkaar

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Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

Jan 15, 2014

Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

If the internal contradictions within AAP are not self-resolved, then it will likely split itself into two parties #Politics #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Election 2013

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Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 14, 2014

Red-hot Angels complete four-game sweep of Rangers

The home of the Texas Rangers hasn't been very hospitable toward the Angels, and not just because of the stifling heat and humidity that can be suffocating at times. The Angels lost their last eight games here in 2013, four in walk-off fashion, three...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 13, 2014

Queens man wanted in bar fight gets arrested by NYPD while at barbershop

When the cops showed up Saturday, at least Praimnauth Sukhram looked fabulous for his arrest. The man wanted in a vicious attack inside a Queens bar in 2013 was sitting in a barber’s chair and sipping a beer when cops came for him, authorities and wi...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 13, 2014

Phil Mickelson and His Caddie, Jim Mackay, Have an Unusual Bond

Phil Mickelson and his longtime caddie, Jim Mackay, work together seamlessly and share a deep emotional bond exemplified by Mackay’s emotional reaction to Mickelson’s victory at the 2013 British Open...