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Success of coronavirus lockdown hinges on clarity and credibility; State could do better on the former
India

Success of coronavirus lockdown hinges on clarity and credibility; State could do better on the former

India's high-stakes gamble of enforcing a severe, nationwide lockdown in response to the coronavirus pandemic is a week old now

Thaw in Mamata Banerjee's relations with Centre likely linked to 2021 Bengal polls, fate of ex-Kolkata Police chief
Politics

Thaw in Mamata Banerjee's relations with Centre likely linked to 2021 Bengal polls, fate of ex-Kolkata Police chief

Mamata Banerjee seems to have taken a leaf out of the book of Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, who was the first of Modi's fierce opponents in power in any state to embark on a course correction of his relationship with the Centre

Mamata Banerjee should learn from Naveen Patnaik on how to fulfil constitutional duties, avoid pettiness in political rivalry
Politics

Mamata Banerjee should learn from Naveen Patnaik on how to fulfil constitutional duties, avoid pettiness in political rivalry

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik's work and gesture are a reminder to Mamata Banerjee that one doesn’t need to be petty and irresponsible in executing one’s duties as the CM and meeting the challenge posed by a rival political party

Kerala floods: What state is demanding is official transfer of money assigned for relief, and not charity
India

Kerala floods: What state is demanding is official transfer of money assigned for relief, and not charity

Kerala received only 1.62 percent of the total money allocated by the Centre for the year 2018-19 at the national level

Lateral recruitment to civil services is a 'very wrong move', says ex-home secretary Madhav Godbole
India

Lateral recruitment to civil services is a 'very wrong move', says ex-home secretary Madhav Godbole

Shishir Tripathi spoke to Madhav Godbole, who has served as Union Home Secretary and has authored a widely acclaimed book on governance and civil services titled Good Governance: Never on India's Radar

From fiscal deficits to slowdown in economy, 15th Finance Commission stares at many challenges
Business

From fiscal deficits to slowdown in economy, 15th Finance Commission stares at many challenges

For 15th Finance Commission, GST will usher in higher tax buoyancy by bringing in a large number of new tax payers into the net.

Urjit Patel offers help to finance panel on devolution of tax revenue between Centre and states
Business

Urjit Patel offers help to finance panel on devolution of tax revenue between Centre and states

Urjit Patel and N K Singh discussed technical as well as other assistance which Reserve Bank of India could provide for tax revenue sharing

Centre mints special coins in bid to appropriate MGR's legacy as BJP expands roots in Tamil Nadu
Politics

Centre mints special coins in bid to appropriate MGR's legacy as BJP expands roots in Tamil Nadu

In the absence of any strong local leader, the BJP seems to be banking on the charisma of the late MGR to explore the uncharted Dravidian heartland.

Uttarakhand floor test should decide political battle, not Centre-state legal row
Politics

Uttarakhand floor test should decide political battle, not Centre-state legal row

The result of the Supreme Court-mandated floor test for ousted Uttarakhand chief minister Harish Rawat should decide the political battle between the warring Congress and the BJP, but not the legal row over the constitutional validity of imposition of President’s Rule in the state by the Centre

Finance Commission report: Modi's federalism gets boost with bonanza for states
Economy

Finance Commission report: Modi's federalism gets boost with bonanza for states

The Commission headed by former Reserve Bank of India governor, YV Reddy, has gone a step further beyond the resource sharing recommendations all Finance Commissions do and outlined a new paradigm of Centre-state relations.

Why Bihar may never make it: Too little corruption?
Economy

Why Bihar may never make it: Too little corruption?

Bihar has exhausted its growth potential, and hasn't invested in creating human capital. From here on, its growth story impinges on perpetual fund infusion from the Centre.

Nitish Kumar's 'special status' roar reflects poverty of ideas
Politics

Nitish Kumar's 'special status' roar reflects poverty of ideas

Nitish Kumar's approach is based not on promotion of the legitimate demand for States' rights and fiscal autonomy, but is premised on perpetuating the 'benevolent' Centre model of top-down financial flow as the reward for offering political patronage.

India's creeping federalism isn't good for Centre or states
Politics

India's creeping federalism isn't good for Centre or states

In India, federalism is happening by stealth, and so is centralisation in some areas. This is not good for we are becoming federal in the wrong areas.