Saturday , 20 April 2019


This Rate Cut Won’t Revive Growth

R K PATTNAIK   THE monetary policy committee in its first bi-monthly resolution on April 4, 2019 for the current fiscal has reduced the policy repo rate by 25 basis points. Please like & share: Read More »


Parities’ Manifestoes And Promises Congress manifesto which offers an indirect reminder of events that scarred us in recent years is nothing but aam admi’s ‘Man ki Baat’. Please like & share: Read More »

‘NYAY’, Naysayers And Politics Of Poverty

 Jagdish Rattanani   There is much debate on the Indian National Congress campaign promise of NYAY – justice in English but in Hindi an acronym for ‘Nyuntam Aay Yojana’, or the Minimum Guarantee Scheme, under which the poorest 20 per cent households would receive Rs 72,000 per annum if the proposal turns into policy. It is typical of election messaging ... Read More »


Tale Of Goa’s Power Woes NERUL village in Bardez taluka has been plagued by constant power outages, which sometimes last even for six hours. The helpline 1912 is not of any use as the people manning it just record the complaint. Please like & share: Read More »

Gender Equality Is Good For Businesses

AMIT KAPOOR   THE benefits of diversity in the workforce are known to give companies a competitive edge and this, in turn, enables higher growth. A 2018 McKinsey & Company Report, ‘Delivering through Diversity’, Please like & share: Read More »


India Becoming Haven For Fraudsters ELECTION time, they say, is the true test of any government’s credibility. Placing its achievements of the last five years in the public domain to get the nod from the masses for another term in office, at times though the few ’breakthroughs’ the government claim to have made with matters relating to ‘national interest’ are ... Read More »

Ultranationalism Is BJP’s Poll Thrust

AMULYA GANGULI   UNLIKE 2014, the economy is no longer the focal point of the Bharatiya Janata Party campaign. While five years ago, the party’s emphasis was on a market-driven pursuit of across-the-board economic growth ‘sabka saath, sabka vikas’, the focus has now shifted to nationalism. Please like & share: Read More »

Success Of NYAY Hinges On Workability

AJIT RANADE THE Congress party announced that if elected to form the next government, it would implement a Nyuntam Aay Yojana (NYAY), which will transfer Rs 72,000 as cash income annually to the bottom fifth of the poorest families. Please like & share: Read More »


Be Alive To Autism SUSTAINABLE development is a stated goal of the United Nations.  So is the right of persons challenged  physically and mentally. Inclusive participation needs vision. Please like & share: Read More »


Cross-Check More Votes On VVPATs EVERY voter has the right to know whether the vote he has cast in the electronic voting machine (EVM) has been credited to the right candidate or not. Please like & share: Read More »