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Mar 24, 2017
Why India's timid system is proving to be a big challenge for Modi's audacious reform pathThe system needs to define the real problem and makes independent choices of its own. Otherwise, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts to usher in reforms will be waylaid by the same lobbies that have been holding back the progress
Mar 23, 2017
Interest subsidy scheme for housing gives preference to women: 10 points to knowThe scheme has a preference for women with "overriding preference to widows, single working women, persons belonging to scheduled castes and scheduled tribes, backward classes, differently abled and transgender people"
Mar 08, 2017
Aadhaar now a must for poor women to get free LPG connectionThe government had last year launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to provide 5 crore poor women with free LPG connections in three years with a view to providing clean cooking fuel.
Mar 06, 2017
Mandatory Aadhaar for welfare is fine but govt should address privacy, connectivity issues firstThe Aadhaar project has its uses, certainly, but it is time for some stock-taking of its implementation, including concerns about its creep
Mar 02, 2017
Delhi MCD schools fail to meet RTE guidelines, show cases in Delhi HCDespite Delhi government’s doubling of the education budget, many municipal schools have failed to provide school uniforms and writing materials to students as required under the Right to Education Act, show three cases filed in the Delhi High Court.
Feb 25, 2017
Universal Basic Income only after withdrawal of present schemes, says Arvind SubramanianAdvantage of UBI is a very interesting way of overcoming the problem of governmental targeted spending, said Arvind Subramanian
Feb 17, 2017
Urjit Patel exclusive interview: There’s a message to Modi govt on gaps in the reform agendaAfter GST, the big task for Modi government is land and labour reforms--a politically highly sensitive issue.
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.
Feb 09, 2017
Govt makes Aadhaar mandatory for availing foodgrains from ration shopsThe government said, subsidised foodgrains will not be sold to anyone not having Aadhaar after June 30.
Feb 03, 2017
Exclusive: Balancing act in Budget 2017 is a curse for the poor, writes Yogendra YadavIf you happen to view the Union Budget 2017 from the bottom of the pyramid, you will see that it only perpetuates the existing imbalance