Articles by NR Mohanty
Jan 25, 2018
Narendra Modi's Davos speech: Land, labour reforms are key to nudge investors to put money on the tableModi was more a salesman than a statesman at the world stage, telling the big business leaders about the changes his government has brought about in the last three and a half years to make India the best business destination
Nov 02, 2017
One year of demonetisation: Narendra Modi tried to do an Indira Gandhi but ended up being another Morarji DesaiIndira Gandhi could make bank nationalisation the biggest plank of her Garibi Hatao slogan. But Narendra Modi failed to replicate it with demonetisation
Sep 19, 2017
Rohingya crisis: Modi must take a cue from Merkel, recognise humanitarian needs over security concernsCan anything be of greater shame for a country of 1,300 million people that it wants to push out of its territory just 40,000 Rohingya who have fled from the terror unleashed by the Myanmar authorities?
Sep 15, 2017
Petrol, diesel prices in India higher than most countries: Why govt taxes are extortionist in natureWhen Narendra Modi was attacking the erstwhile Manmohan Singh government in April 2014, tax petrol was 34% and on diesel 21.5%. In July 2017, they are 58% and 50%
Sep 14, 2017
Shinzo Abe in Gujarat: Will bullet train be a win-win for Japan and a no-win for India?Forget Narendra Modi's praises for Shinzo Abe. A closer examination of the details of the bullet train project shows, it may not be what it is projected to be
Aug 01, 2017
Gorkhaland demand: BJP's about-turn exposes party's hypocrisy; will people give a fitting reply?The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), which has been spearheading the movement for a separate Gorkhaland for the last 50 days, on Monday gave the BJP-led government at the Centre an ultimatum: Concede to our demands in 10 days or face the consequences.
Jul 25, 2017
Govt must not fear litigation, it's justified in stopping free ration for defence personnel in peace areasThe government has taken a well-thought-out decision to retain the ration in conflict areas which is what it should be.
Jul 11, 2017
Amarnath Yatra attack marks crucial turn in Kashmir militancy: What will govt do to assert relevance in Valley?If Kashmir as a melting pot of cultures, religions and beliefs has to be protected, then the Amarnath yatra attack on pilgrims must be condemned.
Jul 08, 2017
Nitish will break away from Lalu to enjoy absolute power, not because of his aversion to corruptionThe Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) raids at properties of Lalu Prasad Yadav and his family in 12 locations over alleged corruption charges have revived speculations of a possible break in Bihar's grand alliance.
Jul 07, 2017
Sikkim standoff: Media must advocate futility of war, not play agent provocateurIndia has shown great restraint in the Sikkim standoff but the media has been unnecessarily provocative.