The writer, a former Rajya Sabha MP from the JD(U), is a member of the BJP.
For the Niti Aayog’s initiative to be an improvement on the Five Year Plan, pragmatic moves, such as delinking planning from finance, will be required.
Economic disparity among and within regions is on the rise. This growing divergence needs policy intervention
Efforts at Centre-state cooperation are visible. They need to be strengthened.
Controversy over Bihar special package is needless. It is a determined push to improve outcomes.
It is an instrument that has outlived its relevance and utility.
Historically,Bihar has protested against the persistent neglect by banks.
In India,the CAG is only an ex-post auditor,not an investigating agency. It needs to be strengthened further.
We cannot afford to hasten slowly on a food security law.
Land is going to be a looming problem as our economy matures. Here are five considerations that should guide acquisition policy
The UPAs renewed commitment to disinvestment is significant but it must be bold....
One of the major issues engaging our policy makers is the forthcoming Copenhagen meeting on global warming and climate change.