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The above questions have engaged the attention of numerous judicial commissions and apex court.

Welfare budget: Unconventional

The budget aims to contain the fiscal deficit to 3.4% 0.1% more than budgeted and in the next FY it is anticipated to be 3.3%.

03 Feb 2019 7:46 AM

People’s Budget and why not?

Taxpayers have always been at the receiving end of successive budgets even as the government constantly grappled with getting its fiscal math right.

03 Feb 2019 2:00 AM

Priyanka faces an uphill task

With less than 3 months to go for Lok Sabha polls, the entry of Priyanka Gandhi Vadra has boosted the morale of party activists.

27 Jan 2019 7:56 AM

Priyanka is not Indira Gandhi

The BJP’s spectacular performance in UP in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections made it the first party to come power on its own after nearly 30 years.

27 Jan 2019 7:52 AM


Universal Basic Income: A worthwhile experiment

Various employment schemes at the Central and state levels should be done away with and the people provided a basic income instead.

20 Jan 2019 4:46 AM

In India we have got hold of wrong end of the stick

Food Subsidy or Public Distribution System (PDS) is the largest programme followed by Urea Subsidy and the MGNREGS.

20 Jan 2019 4:39 AM

Bill boosts BJP’s claim for re-election

The Modi government will return in power for another term in May 2019 for the next five years, says Neelkant Bakshi.

13 Jan 2019 6:10 AM

10 per cent quota the ultimate appeasement

The new quota is NDA’s final political weapon to address concerns over jobs, DeMo and GST.

13 Jan 2019 6:01 AM

Debate exposes contrasting viewpoints within Opposition

Thomas alleged that the government has brought the Bill without proper homework and demanded that the Bill should be sent to a JPC.

13 Jan 2019 2:00 AM


Mission 2022: Gaganyaan Time to claim India’s space

‘Gaganyaan’ is a crewed orbital spacecraft being designed to ferry three Indians o outer space on a seven-day mission.

06 Jan 2019 7:53 AM

It’s Mission 2021, says ISRO chief

France and Russia are among the countries which have offered to help train our crew, says Sivan.

06 Jan 2019 7:47 AM

The constitutionality of MHA surveillance order

The rules require review committees to examine all surveillance orders issued under this section every couple of months.

30 Dec 2018 1:43 AM

Surveillance is a necessary evil today

Our agencies cannot afford to be handicapped by lack of legal authorisation for deep surveillance.

30 Dec 2018 1:36 AM

Mint street blues

Secretaries have offered to quit rather than do something against their conscience.

23 Dec 2018 5:14 AM


Is Indian agriculture an asset or a liability?

The total NPA”s in the country is estimated to be over Rs 10 lakh crores...of which the farm sector is approximately only Rs 68,000 crores.

23 Dec 2018 5:05 AM

The rise of Rahul Gandhi and politics of inclusion

Despite being under constant personal attack from his opponents, Gandhi has not resorted to political sledging and abuses.

16 Dec 2018 5:44 AM

Modi image as industrious, incorruptible stays intact

The Shah roar — “Abki baar 200 paar” (This time we will cross the 200 mark) — for Madhya Pradesh with 230 Assembly seats came a cropper.

16 Dec 2018 12:15 AM

Small players, big gains should be Oppn mantra in 2019

Whatever the dynamics a resurgent Congress makes, the 2019 elections is an open game for all smaller parties as well as the two major parties.

16 Dec 2018 12:05 AM

Exit polls: Why polls go wrong

In India, due to the plurality of the electorate, a statistically significant sample may still have a large margin of error.

09 Dec 2018 3:03 AM