Govt taking wrong steps on healthcare, says Pranab Bardhan, professor of Graduate School at the Department of Economics at the University of California, Berkeley, in an interview to Udit Misra and Amrith Lal. Excerpts:
Senior Advocate Sanjay Hegde concurred and said that “they (the NDA government) are doing what used to happen before the Bommai case.”
“Slashing interest rates on small savings – on PPF and KVPs, is yet another assault by the Modi Govt on hard working middle class people.”
Rs 254.55 crore was spent by the government during 2005-15 on training of a total of 2,525 officials abroad.
It has only managed to kill manufacturing and employment growth
The Centre must take into confidence states in the Northeast on the Naga peace deal
Rejecting allegations that opposition was not allowing Parliament to function, CPI(M) said it was the government that was doing so and reminded BJP of the yardstick it used during 2G scam.
After a remarkably productive Budget session that ended in May, political storms threaten the Monsoon session, the fourth since NDA came to power
CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury said the government should allow a probe into the scandal involving Lalit Modi, just as it had sought a probe in the 2G spectrum scam during the UPA regime.
Strategy is to ‘expose Rahul as anti-progress’, bring up Lalit Modi’s Congress connections, drag in Congress CMs under corruption cloud
Stringent penal provisions have been incorporated in the fresh Act under which the states have been empowered to set up special courts for speedy trial of unlawful mining cases.
As a first step to grant Indian nationality to nearly two lakh refugees from neighbouring countries, govt has given citizenship to around 4,300 Hindus and Sikhs from Pakistan and Afghanistan in one year.
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi was interacting with members of a fishermen colony in the coastal hamlet of Chavakkad in Thrissur district of Kerala.
Flat order books of leading infrastructure and capital goods firms show that activity on ground has not taken-off.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, in conversation with Indian Express.