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State has sound enough financial footing to fulfill promises Haryana CM

Aug 26, 2014

State has sound enough financial footing to fulfill promises Haryana CM

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Monday said the state was on a sound financial footing. #India #Congress #BJP #Governor #TheySaidIt #Bhupinder Singh Hooda #Haryana #Welfare #INLD #promises #Haryana CM #financial footing
Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

Jul 25, 2014

Universal access vital to protect people from vulnerability UN Report

India seriously needs to pay attention. Universal access is not populism as some hawks say, but is a holistic approach that is unavoidable if its serious of the welfare of its people. #India #Development #InMyOpinion #Human Development Index #Populism #Universal healthcare #welfare state #Universal Access #UN development report
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

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Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Aug 02, 2014

Now, accidents rival poaching as key threat to leopards in India

Figures from Karnataka show that for every three leopards poached, two come under vehicular traffic. And few of these killer roads pass through sanctuaries or national parks. #India #Environment #Animal welfare #Wildlife #Leopards
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

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

Aug 29, 2014

India Launches A Massive Program Offering Bank Accounts To The Poor

Prime minister Narendra Modi has unveiled amassive initiative to provide bank accounts to the poor, a milestone program in a country where over a third of the population has no access to any financial services. This is the new government’s first welf... #India #Narendra Modi
How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Aug 25, 2014

Queens mom collecting school supplies for kids in need

SHE’S MAKING a list and checking it twice. A big-hearted Queens mother of five, who grew up on welfare, is gathering school supplies to help kids in need and their poverty-stricken parents... #India #Narendra Modi
How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Aug 23, 2014

Calif. lawmakers pass bill to promote searches of gun databases

Three months after the mass shooting that killed six UC Santa Barbara students, California legislators have passed a bill to strengthen the practice of searching gun databases before making welfare checks... #California #University of California-Santa Barbara