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March 2, 201512:26 am

While the Opposition’s critical reaction was expected, the media, economic experts and industry have largely welcomed the budget.

March 2, 201512:24 am
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This budget makes a radical new promise — policy will pray at the altar of jobs.

March 2, 201512:23 am
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BJP-PDP coalition is more than the sum of its parts. The coalition of extremes opens up enormous possibilities.

March 2, 201512:17 am
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Jaitley’s budget takes bold steps but also spells out the task cut out for a round-the-clock government.

March 2, 201512:10 am
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Budget should have rationalised food-fertiliser subsidies to raise agri-investment.

March 2, 201512:02 am
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BJP-PDP is the most difficult alliance in J&K. It could also be the most durable.

March 2, 201512:16 am
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Finance minister’s focus on growth and equity is incomplete. He should have acknowledged the trade-off between the need for energy and the imperative of environmental protection.

March 2, 201512:00 am
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After nine months of tinkering, with this budget, the government has begun institutional change. Yet, reneging on the promised fiscal consolidation is a problem.

March 1, 201512:09 am
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Lalu once hoped that his eldest daughter Misa would marry Yadav’s eldest son Akhilesh.

March 1, 201512:09 am
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The land law is not the only bad piece of legislation that the last government bestowed upon us.

March 1, 201512:08 am
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Every country which is rich today was once poor and agrarian. It got rich by using land for industry.

March 1, 20154:42 am
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Abhijit Sen can take heart that he may not be alone when he wrote his four-page dissent to the Report of the FFC.

February 28, 201512:50 am
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Change is not easy, and the Congress flirts dangerously with obsolescence if it cannot reinvent urgently.

February 28, 20158:07 am
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Indian Railways should decentralise by using PPPs in a big way.

February 28, 201512:35 am
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It is increasingly difficult for Pakistan to punish those who kill for religious reasons.

February 28, 201512:00 am

Economic Survey gets the diagnosis and prescription largely right. The budget will be the real test.

February 28, 201512:00 am

Our laws do not make it easy for the poor farmer to convert his land to non-agricultural use. The process is complex and ridden with obstacles.

February 28, 201512:00 am

White and gold? Blue and black? It’s just another day in the life of the internet.

February 28, 201512:00 am

AAP’s subsidy policy continues to be perversely targeted. Has it learnt nothing from past mistakes?

February 27, 201511:59 pm
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Home ministry’s affidavit in Priya Pillai case is a study in irony.

February 27, 201510:46 pm
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Budget 2015-16 will be watched for how much it breaks from the past.

February 27, 20155:50 am
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Rail budget makes many right moves. But beware of rail ministry’s ‘implementation bug’.

February 27, 20158:28 am
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Union budget will be watched for the incentives it offers to encourage private investment.

February 27, 201512:00 am

BJP protested against IT act while in opposition. Now, disappointingly, the BJP government supports it.

February 27, 201512:00 am

Rail budget avoids the populist route, makes a good beginning by focusing on improving services.

February 27, 201510:02 am
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Rail budget missed the opportunity to lay out an agenda for the future.

February 27, 201512:00 am

How and where exactly is Rahul Gandhi spending his ‘sabbatical’?

February 27, 20159:54 am
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Post-reform India has had three gamechanging budgets. Will Arun Jaitley’s be the fourth?

February 27, 201512:45 am
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If promoting obscurantism is a concern, TV is far more guilty than films.

February 26, 201511:50 pm

Roznama KhabrAin, in its editorial, writes that both PDP and BJP have made a turnaround in their stated positions regarding J&K.

February 26, 20153:58 am
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Anna Hazare and Arvind Kejriwal rolled back the years with a return to protests, and TVs.

February 26, 20154:04 am
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The Organiser editorial interprets Modi’s recent speech on religious freedom not as a message to Hindutva outfits.

February 26, 20153:52 am
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A victim of sexual harassment speaks out about why most women choose to remain silent.

February 26, 201512:00 am

Warrant for Zia’s arrest should not put the brakes on dialogue in Bangladesh.

February 26, 201512:00 am

A new Sikh unit may plant its flag amid the remains of empire, in the British army.

February 26, 201512:00 am

Finance Commission award gives meaning to ‘cooperative federalism’.

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