Articles by Milind Deora
May 23, 2018
Milind Deora Column: For real electoral reform, Election Commission should focus on financial transparency, its own independenceThe need of the hour is for the Election Commission to implement reforms and measures to streamline its processes on an urgent basis, particularly in light of the forthcoming 2019 general elections.
May 16, 2018
Milind Deora column: Karnataka result shows Congress must create concrete strategies for change, vague blueprint of ideas will not workThe Congress must create and disseminate a narrative to counter that of the BJP. It must create concrete strategies for change and communicate them.
Apr 14, 2018
Milind Deora column: Maharashtra's plastic ban is just the beginning, more needs to be done for environmentWhile plastic is immensely useful in certain industries, it is equally wasteful and damaging in others.
Mar 24, 2018
Milind Deora column: IndiGo's woes show we need to holistically reexamine aviation safety, foster a culture of consumer responsibilityIndigo's woes warrant a holistic examination of aviation safety in the country, particularly in terms of aircraft security and passenger behaviour.
Feb 24, 2018
PNB scam: India is better off with inefficient PSBs than private sector's greed that led to global financial crisisWhile debating over the privatisation of public sector banks, we must remember that India was cushioned from the 2007-08 global financial crisis because public sector banks commanded about 70.5 percent market share in the country
Feb 16, 2018
Milind Deora column: SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch sets the stage for India with new opportunitiesSpaceX is merely the beginning, and we can expect to witness a massive industry for space exploration to bloom in the next couple of decades.
Feb 02, 2018
Milind Deora column: Govt missed chance to reduce generation of, if not eliminate black money in Budget 2018It would have served this government well to have announced realistic and permanent structural changes in the Budget that would reduce, if not entirely eliminate, the generation of black money.
Jan 19, 2018
Milind Deora column: India should not lose sight of long-term economic interests amid anti-China, anti-Pakistan jingoismOur general demeanour towards China has been one of steady disengagement, and we’re only hurting our country and the economy in the process, writes former Union minister Milind Deora.
Jan 13, 2018
Milind Deora column: Govt must act to protect Aadhaar data, not brush aside its vulnerabilityAadhaar has now entered a controversial territory, and its perception has morphed from a data-driven public service to connotations of an all-encompassing, Big Brother-esque, almost voyeuristic intrusion into the private lives of citizens.
Jan 06, 2018
Milind Deora column: As low interests hit savings, Union Budget should ensure economic security for senior citizensThe state should ideally encourage and incentivise young people to invest in public equities through mutual funds.