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Despite blooming bromance between US and India, dissonance over tackling the China threat is glaringly evident
India

Despite blooming bromance between US and India, dissonance over tackling the China threat is glaringly evident

There is an almost deliberate attempt on India’s part to play down the security angle of the quadrilateral meeting and place it within the larger context of ASEAN primacy. The subtext is clear: any third nation (read China) need not feel threatened.

'One nation one election' in India: Difficult to see tangible benefits, but list of drawbacks continues to grow
Politics

'One nation one election' in India: Difficult to see tangible benefits, but list of drawbacks continues to grow

The arguments pitched for 'One Nation One Election' are not based on some high principle — it is supposed to help 'save money' for the government that can apparently be better spent elsewhere and it is claimed that the non-stop election cycle gets in the way of 'good governance' (whatever that is supposed to mean).

Rajnath Singh says BJP to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls on issues of development, good governance
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Rajnath Singh says BJP to contest 2019 Lok Sabha polls on issues of development, good governance

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said the BJP will contest the 2019 Lok Sabha elections on the issues of development and good governance.

Tripura Election 2018: BJP vows change, but overcoming Left Front's accomplishments won't be easy task
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Tripura Election 2018: BJP vows change, but overcoming Left Front's accomplishments won't be easy task

The Tripura Assembly election is not about ideology or policy. It's a straight fight between BJP calling for change and the Left Front desperate to retain its losing ground

Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi metro's Magenta Line, says government decisions not for 'political gains'
India

Narendra Modi inaugurates Delhi metro's Magenta Line, says government decisions not for 'political gains'

Good governance is the key to all-round development and it is time people shun the attitude of seeking personal gains, Narendra Modi said in Noida on Monday.

Bihar minister Khurshid Alam receives 'extortion threat', files complaint in Bettiah
India

Bihar minister Khurshid Alam receives 'extortion threat', files complaint in Bettiah

Bihar Minority Affairs Minister Khurshid Alam has filed an FIR against a person, who allegedly threatened to kill him if he did not pay Rs 1 lakh, police said on Sunday.

Narendra Modi says India has no dearth of resources, only needs good governance for development
India

Narendra Modi says India has no dearth of resources, only needs good governance for development

India has no dearth of resources required for development but it is wanting in good governance, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi urges bureaucrats to take speedy decisions, focus on backward districts
India

Narendra Modi urges bureaucrats to take speedy decisions, focus on backward districts

Narendra Modi has asked all wings of the government to work in a synchronised manner and pressed the bureaucracy to take speedy decisions

Bihar Mahagathbandhan a likely casualty as Nitish's good governance locks horns with Lalu's secularism
Politics

Bihar Mahagathbandhan a likely casualty as Nitish's good governance locks horns with Lalu's secularism

During his 15-year-reign in Bihar between 1990 and 2005, Lalu Prasad Yadav hardly cared about good governance, transparency and the development of Bihar. Corruption was no issue, given his undoubted skills in marketing his Yadav caste.

Indian Civil services replete with constitutional anomalies as reforms continue to be anathema
India

Indian Civil services replete with constitutional anomalies as reforms continue to be anathema

All political parties are vying for promising good governance to voters.However the essential pre-requisites for it, which includes civil service reforms, have been deliberately neglected.

PM Modi, Amit Shah to take up good governance, pro-poor startegies with CM's of BJP-ruled states
India

PM Modi, Amit Shah to take up good governance, pro-poor startegies with CM's of BJP-ruled states

Modi had said that when the party is in power, then the aim should be to win over the masses with the government's work.

PM Modi sets up eight groups of secretaries for focussed attention
India

PM Modi sets up eight groups of secretaries for focussed attention

During the 70-minute interaction, the prime minister had said that the "vast expertise" of the secretaries in various domains of the governance should now be leveraged to bring about "breakthroughs, rather than incremental change".

Pay Commission: Why the IAS hang-up is a cop-out from good governance
Business

Pay Commission: Why the IAS hang-up is a cop-out from good governance

The 4400 strong IAS holds positions in districts, in state capitals and Delhi that are considered most significant.

In democracy, bureaucracy and political intervention go hand in hand: PM Modi
Politics

In democracy, bureaucracy and political intervention go hand in hand: PM Modi

Asserting that "political intervention" is necessary in a democracy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday made it clear to bureaucrats not to view this as a hindrance for good governance.

Revealed: The Modi economic vision for Bharat, India, and India Inc
Business

Revealed: The Modi economic vision for Bharat, India, and India Inc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expanded on his economic, social and political vision on 16 January at a business summit organised by a pink newspaper. Here's decoding what he meant, and the gaps he left open in the vision

Govt to conduct study to identify bottlenecks in good governance initiatives
India

Govt to conduct study to identify bottlenecks in good governance initiatives

The Narendra Modi government has decided to conduct a study to assess impact and bottlenecks in the implementation of good governance initiatives.

Good governance key to nation's progress, says PM Modi
Politics

Good governance key to nation's progress, says PM Modi

Good governance is the key to nation's progress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, a day being observed as Good Governance Day.

Venkaiah Naidu chalks out ten-point charter for effective governance
Politics

Venkaiah Naidu chalks out ten-point charter for effective governance

Seeking innovative ideas and new initiatives from bureaucrats, Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday chalked out a ten-point charter for them for enabling effective governance.

Govt acceptance of SC decision on coal scam is good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad
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Govt acceptance of SC decision on coal scam is good governance, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

The government's decision to accept the Supreme Court's decision to term the coal block allocation since 1993 as illegal is an example of good governance, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today.

Here's Modi's guidelines to ministers to improve governance
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Here's Modi's guidelines to ministers to improve governance

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given guidelines to his ministers to improve governance.