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Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Jul 11, 2014

Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Modi is conscious that he is seen by many as pro big business because of his perceived proximity to some big industrialists. So the budget has been careful in not giving any obvious benefits to big business #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014
Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': PM Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jul 11, 2014

Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': PM Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jaitley said in a country with so many poor people, any economic philosophy which is totally market based will not work. #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014
Governor Narasimhan lays out Telangana development agenda in speech

Jun 11, 2014

Governor Narasimhan lays out Telangana development agenda in speech

The government said it is determined to extend Rs 10 lakh monetary assistance to bereaved families of those who sacrificed their lives for the cause of Telangana. #India #Development #NewsTracker #Government #Telangana #farmers #minorities #poor #ESL Narasimhan #K Chandrashekhar Rao #industrial development #Welfare measure #agenda
Bengal: Baby rescued after mother tries to sell baby for 13,000

May 31, 2014

Bengal: Baby rescued after mother tries to sell baby for 13,000

"The mother is a slum dweller and begs for a living. She sold the newborn -- her fourth child -- for Rs.13,000. After we got to know about it, we traced the baby and he is now under the care of CWC," an official of the district social welfare department told IANS. #NewsTracker #West Bengal #Child Welfare Committee #Jalpaiguri #CWC #NGO Child Line #newborn sold
Badaun gangrape aftermath: Will constitute rape crisis cell, says Maneka

May 30, 2014

Badaun gangrape aftermath: Will constitute rape crisis cell, says Maneka

Blaming police laxity for the horrific gangrape of two Dalit sisters in the district, Union Women and Child Welfare Minister Maneka Gandhi on Friday said that a "rape crisis cell" will be constituted for speedy action on such incidents. #Uttar Pradesh #NewsTracker #Dalit #Maneka Gandhi #CBI probe #Badaun #Union Women and Child Welfare Minister #Dalit gangrape #Dalit girls gangrape #rape crisis cell

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How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Dec 25, 2012

How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

India's politicians focus on doling out freebies, which benefits a few, because this is where their votes lie. They should focus on public goods, including safety and law and order, which benefits all #Welfare #Delhi gangrape #Law & Order
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 10, 2014

Longyearbyen Journal: A Harsh Climate Calls for Banishment of the Needy

While the rest of Norway has generous welfare programs, in the frigid territory of Svalbard, unemployment and homelessness are illegal, which officials say reduces crime...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 07, 2014

Political Battle Over Export Bank Mounts

The Export-Import Bank faces its most serious threat as it confronts an assault by new House leadership and conservative groups that say it amounts to corporate welfare...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Jul 10, 2014

Longyearbyen Journal: A Harsh Climate Calls for Banishment of the Needy

While the rest of Norway has generous welfare programs, in the frigid territory of Svalbard, unemployment and homelessness are illegal, which officials say reduces crime...