Thursday 20 Feb '14UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and her friends in the National Advisory Council would do well to keep in mind the
McKinsey estimate that three-fourths of poverty reduction between 2005 and 2012 took place due to an increase in jobs, not more dole
Saturday 04 Jan '14In 1991, Manmohan Singh rescued a bankrupt and shackled economy and prepared it for capitalism, for growth. In 2014, he returns it to low growth and, more important, back to greater state intervention, higher subsidies and, dare we say, povertarianism.
Saturday 18 May '13While the states continue to cross swords with the Centre on the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill and allegations get made about the opposition being largely political, perhaps the government needs to call an all-party meeting to discuss some of the issues again.
Friday 10 May '13With the Supreme Court coming down heavily on the government, and rightly so, for trying to influence the CBI probe, the clamour for an independent CBI has got yet another lease of life