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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
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

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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

Jul 31, 2014

Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner: UK 'Can’t Afford Their Welfare State Either'

Emails from the former Internal Revenue Service official at the center of the tea party targeting scandal show her calling  conservatives 'crazies' that will 'take us down....
How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Jul 30, 2014

Ted Cruz: Obama backs corporate welfare

The Export-Import Bank is corrupt crony-capitalist fiasco. Republicans should kill i...
How India's focus on welfare is damaging law and order

Jul 25, 2014

City worker charged with stealing $500G in welfare funds

A welfare worker was busted Thursday and charged with stealing half a million dollars intended for needy New Yorkers...
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