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Feb 28, 2017
China plans to introduce 'baby bonus' to encourage couples to have second childChina is planning to introduce a "baby bonus" scheme to provide financial incentives to encourage couples to have a second child, as surveys showed that many of them were reluctant to go beyond one child due to economic constraints, official media reported on Tuesday.
Feb 13, 2017
Aadhaar bill petition: Govt opposes Congress leader Jairam Ramesh's plea in Supreme CourtThe government on Monday opposed in Supreme Court a petition moved by senior Congress leader Jairam Ramesh challenging the Lok Sabha Speaker's decision to certify the bill on Aadhaar as a money bill on the ground that it covered all constitutional provisions to bring it under the ambit of money bill.
Jan 17, 2017
RBI autonomy important, retain its special status, says Montek Singh AhluwaliaEarlier, the issue of RBI's autonomy was raised by Nobel laureate Amartya Sen and former governors Y V Reddy and Bimal Jalan.
Jan 06, 2017
Modi-Nitish friendship: Civility surprises us because Centre-state animosity is the new normalPrime Minister Narendra Modi and Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's "bonhomie" over booze ban has seen political pulses racing, tongues wagging and media dive headlong into furious speculation.
Dec 28, 2016
Demonetisation is only one part of clean-up of economy: Bibek Debroy tells FirstpostIn a wide-ranging interview, Bibek Debroy explains the rationale and long-term impact of the move.
Nov 23, 2016
MGK Menon: Administrator, institution builder; man who took IBM head onProfessor MGK Menon, who passed away at the age of 88 on Tuesday, was the last surviving architect of science and technology in independent India
Jul 27, 2016
Narendra Modi to rev up things at NITI Aayog with crucial meeting ThursdayPM Narendra Modi will attend a high level meeting with the NITI Aayog on Thursday, to take stock of its varied assignments, including the vision document.
Jul 25, 2016
Delhi-Noida Toll Bridge irregularities should serve as warning about perils of the PPP modelSome PPPs are virtual sell-outs to private interests at public expense; the Delhi-Noida Toll Bridge, popularly known as DND Flyway, is one such example of a corrupt contract that would render the very idea of PPP an anathema
Jul 21, 2016
China officially dispenses off its controversial one-child policyAbout two million Chinese couples had applied to have a second child last year before the government officially junked its over three and half decades old controversial one-child policy, official media said on Thursday.
Jul 13, 2016
At NITI Aayog, no sign of Arvind Panagariya replacing Raghuram RajanIn the past, ex-RBI governors have taken up assignments in Planning Commission, but never the other way round. Is this, then, a demotion for Panagariya?