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Act, before it is too late

India, Jan. 22 -- Having achieved the fiscal deficit (FD) target for three years in a row, the Narendra Modi Government missed it in 2017-18 and 2018-19. During 2017-18, the actual FD expressed as a p... Read More


Solve a contentious issue

India, Jan. 14 -- In the backdrop of the collection under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) not coming up to the expected level and the consequential inability of the Central Government to meet its obl... Read More


No cover-up for black cash

India, Dec. 19 -- For long, widespread use of black or unaccounted money in elections has been the fountainhead of corruption. Fighting elections - be it a Member of Parliament (MP) or Member of the L... Read More


A scandalous waste

India, Dec. 4 -- Millions of people (including many undeserving ones) are getting a variety of subsidies from the Central Government and States. These cost crores, impairing the ability of the Centre ... Read More


Too little and a little too late

India, Nov. 23 -- Vodafone Idea Limited (VIL) - a joint venture between UK-based Vodafone and KM Birla-owned Idea Cellular - and Bharti Airtel have reported a staggering loss of Rs 51,000 crore and Rs... Read More


Shed the protectionist mindset

India, Nov. 14 -- The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) is a conglomeration of 10 members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) viz. Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, Vi... Read More


Govt must learn to let PSUs go

India, Nov. 2 -- In the Budget presented on July 5, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced disinvestment of the Government's shareholding in public sector undertakings (PSUs) to a level b... Read More