Narendra Modi government needs to shed its 'obsession' with economic growth, says economist Jean Dreze
Dreze, visiting professor at the Department of Economics, Ranchi University, claimed the Modi government has turned its back on social policy.
India needs more inclusive social policies as economic growth fails to improve quality of life, says Jean Dreze
Noted development economist Jean Dreze has pitched for more inclusive and active social policies in India, saying even a high rate of economic growth has failed to improve the quality of life of a large section of people in the country.
Medical reforms in India, Part-1: NMC Bill awards quantity over quality, fails to address corruption that plagued MCI
The National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill 2017 does not address the corruption that plagued MCI. Are we to believe that non-doctors will be less corrupt than the earlier corrupt MCI mandarins?
Congress demands Narendra Modi dismiss ministers for holding posts in think-tank run by NSA Ajit Doval's son
The Congress on Saturday sought to know from Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he will dismiss some of his senior ministers for allegedly holding the posts of directors in India Foundation.
the Government of India has released 710 files of the controversial National Advisory Council, The New Indian Express reported on Sunday.
Rather than focusing on strengthening regional units and leaders, Rahul Gandhi has been running helter-skelter without political purpose
The AgustaWestland scam won’t be the last of the skeletons to tumble out of the cupboard of the erstwhile UPA regime.
Known as a workaholic who has never taken a holiday, Manmohan Singh has not even now drawn up any holiday plans after retirement, say people close to him.
Union minister writes a strongly worded blog post calling for introspection in the UPA.
The amendments came up before the Union cabinet today which is learnt to have given its nod to them.
The suspension of Uttar Pradesh IAS officer Durga Sakthi Nagpal who had cracked down on illegal sand mining, today reached the Supreme Court with the filing of a public interest litigation seeking quashing of all proceedings against her.
After the UPA-II released its self-congratulatory 79-page ‘Report card to the People’, National Advisory Council (NAC) member Aruna Roy has come down heavily on the government.
The revised food security bill may have got the government nod and is likely to be brought in Parliament this week, but a NAC member has criticised the two-year delay in its passing, saying this crucial time could have been used to address policy issues that may pose hurdles in its implementation.
Arvind Kejriwal has refuted the charges made by Congress leader Digvijaya Singh that the former wanted to join National Advisory Council.
The first 1,000 MW unit of the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project is expected to be commissioned next month followed by the second unit some time next year.
The National Advisory Council is a needless distraction and indulgence in UPA-2. It should be relocated to Sonia Gandhi's party office.
National Advisory Council member Aruna Roy believes the space for dissent in India is steadily decreasing and the clamp down on the Kudankulam nuclear plant protestors is a sign of it.
In her letter, Roy has said there is no rationale for safety and regulatory authorities to be outside the purview of the RTI.