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March 31, 2020
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Amitabh Bachchan Was Irresponsible In Making The "Sound Kills Viruses" Tweet
The government says Covid-19 is still in local transmission stage in India
Government scotches rumours of extending the lockdown beyond April14. Says no such plan
Centre asks states to give shelter and food to migrant workers to stop them from taking to the streets
RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps, the steepest in 10 years
Centre writes to states regarding laxity in monitoring people who had arrived from abroad between January and March
Kerala reports a spurt in new cases
With 124 fresh cases on Friday, the number of reported cases in India stand at 854
Five of a family, including a 9-month-old-baby test positive for Covid-19 in Nadia district in West Bengal on Friday
The Pakistani army is reportedly forcibly moving all Covid-19 patients to PoK and Gilgit
Untimely azaans in J&K mosques spark panic gathering
Stocks rise - Sensex up by 1400 points and Nifty goes above the 8600 mark
Rahul Gandhi says the economic package is "the first step in the right direction"
The government announces wide-ranging measures to help the poor overcome the economic hardship caused by Covid-19
G20 leaders to hold a virtual meeting today to explore ways of fighting Covid-19 in a coordinated manner
The Delhi government orders testing of all medical staff after the positive test on a Delhi mohalla clinic doctor
Death toll reaches 27 as Covid-19 cases across India reach 974 on Saturday
Category Archives: Governance
Migrant Workers: A Humanitarian Crisis That Might Have Been Averted
Lapses In Monitoring And Roaming Migrant Workers: Will The Lockdown Succeed In Stopping The Spread?
Help For The Poor & Marginalized Announced, That For Industry & Loan Account Holders Maybe On The Way
Lockdown Was Necessary, So Is An Economic Package And Smooth Supply of Essentials
Prime Minister Modi's Stern Acknowledgment Of The Gravity Of The Situation
Liquor Shops Open In Lockdown - It Happens Only In India
All Efforts of The Respective Governments Will Come To Naught If People Are Irresponsible
Controversy Over Retired CJI Ranjan Gogoi's Rajya Sabha Nomination
Covid-19: Complacency Would Be Dangerous
Supreme Court Dismisses The UP Government Petition Over "Name And Shame" Posters
Yes Bank's Troubles Points To Systemic And Regulatory Failures
Use Of Social Media Allowed In Kashmir On Slower Networks
Has Withholding Input Credit Swelled The GST Kitty Unrealistically In February?
Transfer of Justice Muralidhar: Routine Or Rushed?
Delhi Riots: Mindless Violence That Could Have Never Happened If Signals Were Heeded
State Dinner For President Trump: Government Ignores Traditions, Congress Sulks
The Debbie Abrahams Episode Could Have Been Handled Better
Linking Aadhaar With EPIC: A Long Overdue And Important Electoral Reform
DoT Order Allowing Relief To Telcos: The Supreme Court Is Livid And Rightly So
How Long Will The Government Allow The Armed Forces To Discriminate Against Women?
No Question Of Junking The EVMs, Says CEC Sunil Arora
NPR Form: Disclaimer Will Not Do, Remove The Controversial Questions
Union Budget 2020: Lost Opportunity
Nirbhaya Death Row Convicts: Making A Mockery Of The Judicial Process
Will Bankers Now "Lend Without Fear"?
The Maharaja Will Be Fully Privatized
Signs Of Economic Revival Need To Be Supported By Structural Reforms And Investments
Welcome Decision To Remove Restrictions On Coal Mining
Honest Statistics Peg Lower GDP Growth
Important Pre-Budget Meeting Without The Finance Minister In Attendance
Trump-Induced Oil Price Rise Will Be Disastrous For The Indian Economy
How Will The Government Fund The Rs 102 Lakh Crore Of Investments?
The CDS Is Expected To Ensure Coordination Between The Three Services
NPR,NRC: What Is The Tearing Hurry?
Why Arouse Passions Over CAA & NRC When It Is The Economy That Demands Immediate And Serious Attention?
The Government Notified The Electoral Bonds Scheme Despite Objections From The EC & The RBI
How Rising Defaults Under PMMY Are Further Stressing The Already Groaning Banking System In India
Quota For Appointing Teachers At IITs And IIMs Is A Disastrous Idea
The Law To Regulate Social Media Must Be Balanced And Have Clear Definition Of All Terms
BSNL-MTNL Merger Will Work Only If Old Management Theories Are Junked
Private Players Allowed To Market Transport Fuel
Without Internet And Mobile Telephony, Tourists Are Unlikely To Visit Kashmir
Action Under Fundamental Rule 56-J Must Be Taken In All Government Departments
CA Students Are Not Demanding The Moon, The Government Must Act Promptly
Climate Action: PM Modi's Commitments Need To Be Backed By An Updated NAPCC
Hindi: Popularize It But Do Not Impose It
Uber, Ola And Economic Recession
The Economy Is In Severe Distress And Needs Major Intervention
Will Stiffer Penalties For Violating Traffic Rules Reduce The Chaos On Indian Roads?
The Economy: Will The Government Grab The Bull By The Horns?
The Government And The RBI: Striking A Prudent Balance
Drop Jail Term As Penalty For Non-Compliance With CSR Norms
Controlling Population Is Important But Is At Odds With The Delimitation Exercise
Overseas Bonds: Are They As Bad As Made Out To Be?
Kashmir: Rumours Will Abound If Information Blackout Continues
The Triple Talaq Act Will Bring Dignity In The Lives Of Muslim Women
PMO Orders Review Of Proposal To Issue Overseas Bonds
The Amendments Being Made To The RTI Act Will Kill It
Labour Laws: Consensus Needed On Contentious Issues
Political Will Needed For Law Against Mob Lynching To Be Effective
External Commercial Borrowings: Good Route If Used Wisely
Are We Moving To The Neo-Hindu Rate Of Growth?
Key Ministers In Modi's New Cabinet
Modi: Only Two Castes Will Remain In India
Shorter Elections Are The Need Of The Times
Cyclone Fani: Responding To Nature's Fury
Gadchiroli Maoist Attack: Failure of Standard Operating Procedure
India Wins, Masood Azhar Designated Global Terrorist
Electoral Bonds Are Not Kosher
J&K: Closing National Highways Is Counter-Productive
Income Tax Raids On "Politically-Exposed Persons" Now Smack Of Vindictiveness And Bias
ASAT By India: Nasa Charges Not Befitting Its Status
Shortfall In Tax Collection No Excuse To Harass Taxpayers
Electoral Bonds: Opaque And Sinful In Present Form
Mission Shakti: Historic Space War Deterrent Added
Revolt Against Capitalism Or Against The Politician-Bureaucrat-Businessman Nexus?
Interim Dividend By RBI: Permanent Solution Needed
Budget 2019: Stamp Of An Election Year
Bharat Ratna: Excellent Choices
There's A Hole In The Bucket
CBI Must Be Made Independent And Strong
Should Education Level Of Candidates Matter At Panchayat Level?
Diluting Right To Information Through Undue Pressure
Bulandshahr: Undermining State's Authority With Impunity
Economic Data Should Not Be Window Dressed
INS Arihant Increases India's Deterrence Capacity
Attempts To Muzzle The Media Will Backfire
Fuel Price Cut: Have A Fixed Formula To Spare The Consumer
Why Involve Students In Celebrating Surgical Strike Day?
Saving The Child And The Girl-Child
UN Report Highlights Repression Of Activists In India
No Controversy: Justice Gogoi Is Next CJI
SC Refuses To Clip Wings of Ideas And Expressions
Appointment of CJI: Over To The Government Now
Kerala Floods: There Is No Shame In Accepting Relief Money
Tariff Barriers: Don't Go Back In Time
Why Go After Critical Voices In The Media?
How To Stop Misuse Of Life-Saving Drug Oxytocin?
One Year Of GST: Critics Must Eat Their Words
Air Conditioners: How Cool Is Cool Enough?
Musts For Lateral Entry: Well-Defined Role And Transparent Selection
Borders Cannot Be Secured With Outdated Rifles, Find The Funds Fast
7.14 Lakh Pass Neet, But Where Are The Seats In Medical Colleges?
Invitation to BJP: Legally Right, Morally Wrong
Not Mandatory For Muslims To Pray In Mosques or Idgahs
National Film Awards Fiasco Was Avoidable If The I&B Ministry Was More Efficient
Red Fort: Apni Dharohar Apni Pehchan Is Not A Sell-Out
Electricty To All Villages: Make it Meaningful
Appointing Judges: Stop Politicizing, Find A Solution Fast
AFSPA Gone, Now Develop Tourism in North-East
Cash Crunch: Print More and Manage Better
Cauvery Issue: SC Orders Must Be Complied With In Time
Regulating Online Media: Involve All Stakeholders
'Fake News Order': Good Riddance To Bad Rubbish
North-South Divide: Transfer From Tax Pool Needs New Method Of Calculation
Government Displays Heartless Attitude
Granting Minority Status Is A Huge Scam
Banking: Stop The Blame Game and Take Corrective Measures
Farm Distress: Myopic Response Will Make it Cancerous
Allowing Private Commercial Coal Mining is Good Reform
Sharing River Water Needs Prudent Management
RBI Issues Timely Warning on Fiscal Consolidation
Railway Board: Cutting the Flab
What Exactly is Unemployment?
Religious Beliefs Must Not Impinge on Sceintific Temper
MNREGS: Money Down the Drain?
There Is No Need To Link Aadhaar To Each And Every Thing
Will Padmavaat Now Release in Raj, Guj, MP and Haryana?
Lots of Sudhaar Needed in Aadhaar
Fiscal Deficit, Extra Borrowings and GDP
Bank Deposits Are As Safe As Before
Sorry Minister, the RTI Act Cannot Be Diluted
Unnecessary Squabbling Between Pillars of Democracy
Press Freedom: Mouthing Platitudes Will Not Do
Build Airports, But Only After Proper Research
Support GST, Not Rubbish It
I-Day Celebrations in Schools Cannot be Centralized
Maoists Can Be Neutralized Only Through Development
Hindi Should be Promoted, Not Imposed
MV Act Amendment: What About Hawkers and Pedestrians?
Smash the NGO Money-Siphoning Racket
Government Not Serious About Court Cases
Illegal Cash: Disclose or Suffer
Scaremongering Will Dilute the Benefits of Demonetization
Gone: Rs 500 & Rs 1000 Currency Notes - A Strong Move Against Corruption and Black Money
Mandrax Haul: The Drug Problem Persists
GST Council: Complicating Matters
Hunger in India: Misdeeds of Past 65 Years
Responsible India Ratifies Paris Climate Accord
Reservation in Faculty Recruitment Should Be a Strict No-No
Rafale Deal: Giving the Air Force a Winning Edge
Surge Pricing by Indian Railways is Just a Gimmick
Net Neutrality: Prevent 'Communalization' of Internet
Scorpene Leaks: Expeditious, Transparent and Impartial Inquiry Needed
Rajan's Last Policy Done, Over Now to Monetary Policy Committee
Amending Motor Vehicle Act is Fine But What About Pedestrians and Hawkers?
Ambitious Targets for Renewable Energy Without the Push
NITI Aayog Should Drive Policy Change
Asset Disclosure By Government Employees Needed
Performance-based Increments & Promotions
AFSPA Continues Mindlessly in Manipur
Prescribing Medicines by Generic Names
Implement Benegal Committee Report on Film Certification
Terminal Illness: Euthanasia for Medical Council of India?
Opening Up Internet Telephony and Spectrum Use
Reverse PPP or Asset Recycling: Flexibility in Terms Will Make it a Success
Private Sector Should Not Be Forced to Hire OBC's
Film Certification Should Move With the Times
What is Fair Price for Acquired Farm Land?
New Education Policy: Lopsided Drafting Panel Not Good
Needed: A Stringent Definition of "Creamy Layer"
Draft National Encryption Policy: Ill-advised and Stupid
OROP Should be Implemented Without Delay
An Attempt to Gag the Media
Dear Government, Give us our Private Space
Watching Porn: Banning Access on Internet is Not the Solution
Gajendra Chauhan is Not Fit to Head FTTI
Mediocre Politicians and Bureaucrats Cannot Digest Independent Excellence
Is Covert emergency Threat Real?
Needed: A Comprehensive and Real North-East Policy
Why Pick on NGOs: Civil Society Should be Given Space to Dissent
Conflict of Interest in NJAC Case
Modi, Five Star Activism and the Judiciary
For Honest Officers All Governments are the Same
Twisting Affirmative Action for Political Gain
Not Allowing the Truth About India's Daughters
Irrfan Carries Angrezi Medium On His Broad Shoulders, With Support From Deepak Dobriyal
Covid-19: Complacency Would Be Dangerous
Salute Doctors, Not Ostracize Or Throw Them Out Of Rented Homes
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