Still wedded to Socialism, Congress has learnt nothing and forgotten nothing
The recent Congress plenary session has showed that the Congress still wants to undo the liberalisation that its own government started in 1991.
#ZeeJLF Conversations on the Sidelines: 'Creating Role Models in Advancement Through Education'
Education cannot just be inherited. It needs to evolve to imparting the skills and knowledge that are needed at any given point in time.
The budget placed by the Finance Minister has only shown that the government has practically run out of ideas.
Amidst all the “last budget” euphoria and the high expectations from the general public of it, the budget outlay details for the Indian Railway went relatively unnoticed. And possibly this was the prime reason for merging the Railways budget with the Union budget. Significant reforms are needed in Indian Railways whilst keeping populism at bay.
Announcement on circle rate would reduce hardship to sellers as they would not be compelled to pay higher capital gains tax if the difference is within 5 percent of circle rates.
India’s Defence Budget FY 18-19 registered only a marginal increase.
Amidst the clamour of commentary around the Union Budget yesterday and today, one issue is conspicuous by its absence: jobs.
There were sufficient hints in recent months and so nobody can claim surprise over the Union Budget 2018-19 offerings. The Gujarat Assembly election result had demonstrated that rural voters were upset with the Bharatiya Janata Party. The BJP had fared less well than it had expected in village local body elections in some states.
Arun Jaitley talked of a 'paradigm shift' in India's agriculture. Can Union Budget 2018 make it happen?
Though Jaitley made his government's goal clear, there was little clarity on how to get there.
Finance Minister may think of putting some concessional rate on the long-term capital gains but maybe an exception could be made for small investors.
US is beginning to sound like India of the 1970s while India is beginning to sound like America of the 1990s.
#ZEEJLF Conversations from the sidelines: “You don’t have to invent history in India, you just have to read it”
We have such an extraordinarily rich heritage and history, body of knowledge that predates most things today - there is so much to learn, so much to read.
The NCRB says that the number of child abuse cases registered under POCSO Act went up from 8,904 in the year 2014 to 14,913 in 2015.
The footfalls at cinema halls are growing by the day, no by the show.
"The basic tenet of democracy is citizenship and, while I agree we should be value-neutral, there is one value which we cannot neuter and that is the value of 'citizenship'."
Making tools and technology available to farmers is a long-term solution to their problems, not steroid injections of 'higher prices'.
The bigger problem in India is high-level political corruption, not minor nitpicking that stops first-time MLAs on the tracks.
Karni Sena alleged the exact opposite of what Padmaavat has done.
If the disqualification holds, then Delhi is heading for a mini-poll of sorts in six months to elect 20 lawmakers
The recent decision by the Election Commission to disqualify 21 MLAs of the ruling AAP in Delhi has raised serious questions.
Padmaavat is helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
Delivering even the slightest non-compliment could leave you marked out as 'the enemy'.