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Does it hold out the definite prospect of reversing the growth slowdown? It does not. Does it fix the gaps in financial plumbing that prevent finance from being mediated to viable infrastructure projects? Not quite. A market for corporate bonds is India’s prime requirement now, and that remains a work in eternal progress.
Civil Aviation minister Puri advised other airlines to follow suit. Air India, GoAir and SpiceJet followed suit — if the minister had asked them to do likewise, they would have done likewise — no matter Kamra did not misbehave on their flights. Nor did they convene a meeting of their internal committees that are supposed to ponder over a complaint.
At the broader level, the fact that the students will be selected through a national test is likely to help schools across the country to meet certain basic curriculum and teaching standards. The inclusion of senior citizens in the scheme is a recognition of the untapped capacity for contribution of this segment of the population.
The Supreme Court’s verdict that the Internet is a part of Article 19 – key to providing India’s citizenry with the ‘basic freedoms’ that include the freedom of expression – finally calls a spade a spade, and has demanded that Internet service be restored in Kashmir for all essential services.
The time has come for the government to shed its obsession about fiscal deficit targets and borrow more from the market, both to compensate the states for their shortfall in GST collections and to meet its own expenditure commitments. India still has deep reserves of economic resilience and it is necessary to avoid any self-defeating talk of recession.
The levies, charges and mounting dues would essentially financially cripple and may even bankrupt the leading service providers, and have wholly-avoidable negative effects and signals much beyond the telecom sector itself. The Cabinet needs to purposefully rationalise central levies and charges on telecom operators for the greater national good.
The latest inflation numbers suggest that retail headline inflation, read the overall rise in consumer prices, has gone up beyond the 4% target set up Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The MPC is mandated to policy-induce a narrow 4-6% range for the retail inflation rate. The CPI has risen at the fastest rate since June last year.
The 14 MLAs who quit from Congress and the three from the Janata Dal (Secular) last July, leading to the fall of the JD(S)-Congress government, may have reasons other than pure disagreement and/or disenchantment with the way their own parties were going about governing and such things. Now, it’s for the bypolls on December 5, to decide the fate of the 17.
As for manufactures, which account for over 77% weight in the industrial index, production has contracted and posted minus 3.9% growth. The sharp contraction in automobile production, with the output of motor vehicles, trailers and semi-trailers declining by minus 14.9 % y-o-y has clearly adversely affected production.
The Christians in the Roman Empire had begun asserting themselves in the first half of the 4th century. In that half particularly, they were in the mode of dismantling the entire Greek/Pagan society. It’s Gods, temples, philosophers, their work, sciences, libraries. Everything. Something that the world has not recovered from till this day. One ofThe post Shaheen Bagh Extension – Leftist-Liberal Plan to Weaponize Kids for Creating Anarchy appeared first on Drishtikone.
Swami Vivekananda achieved a lot. Shared his Master's message, inspired Science research, business charities and sports which links him to Shami. Lets read.The post A very unusual Cricket link between Swami Vivekananda and Mohammad Shami appeared first on Drishtikone.
(Disclaimer – all the characters in this story are fictional. Any resemblance to anyone real is just a coincidence) Tequeela Riyajal rushed into the makeshift office extremely angry. “Hey, what happened Ma’am?” asked the new intern Sue, a bit concerned. “How dare he!!” – she shouted. Sue was perplexed – “Who dared. what?” as herThe post Tequeela Riyajal gets mad at India and vows to teach a lesson! appeared first on Drishtikone.
Turkey and Germany were in alliance during World War I. After the loss, the Caliphate was ended by Ata Turk Kamal Pasha and Turkey became powerless. Globally, Muslims became agitated because Caliph was seen as the paramount Islamic leader and ruler. And his exile created brought the Muslims to the brink. Muslims in India joinedThe post How Gandhi justified the Moplah Genocide of Hindus by Muslims appeared first on Drishtikone.
Quite simply, the Modi government needs a “Punjabi mindset” added to its sensibility. That was my first reaction after catching up on the 2020 Indian budget. You see the Punjabi loves the immediate, revels in the outrageous, and replies by shock and awe. All of which are necessary, though not sufficient to be great inThe post 2020 Indian Budget – Modi Government needs the Punjabi Chutzpah! appeared first on Drishtikone.
IK Gujral was the biggest traitor that India had as the Prime Minister. He not only exposed all the Indian intelligence operatives in Pakistan but insisted with Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) that their operations be completely shut down there. Not satisfied with that, he went on ask the Intelligence Bureau (IB), which works withinThe post How IK Gujral betrayed Indian Intelligence agencies and they still saved his life anyway appeared first on Drishtikone.
How Pakistanis can drown any society that they go to and work in, can be seen from the so-called resolution to be debated in European Union against India with an Anti-CAA content. That is what is being done with the anti-CAA resolution in the European Union. Two-bit Pakistani-Brit does a stunt A loser of aThe post How a Pakistani-Brit sets up EU against India before Brexit with anti CAA Resolution appeared first on Drishtikone.
British poet, playwright, and writer, Samuel Johnson, once angrily retorted while discussing a girl who had converted from the Anglican Church to Quakerism “The heathens were easily converted, because they had nothing to give up; but we ought not, without very strong conviction indeed, to desert the religion in which we have been educated.” ‘NothingThe post Imperialism by Narratives – When Hindus have 'nothing to give up' appeared first on Drishtikone.
India has an abuse epidemic. Those with hardly any contribution to humanity (other than profanity packaged as humor), can throw stones at those who are involved in work that will save not just our kids but the planet itself. A hundred years from now, when the world’s climate has been further screwed by all ofThe post Abusing Sadhguru and the cost of Indian Kakistocracy appeared first on Drishtikone.
India or Bharat is an ancient civilization and a nation of a peculiar culture. That is why despite many kingdoms, it was always considered to be one nation in the eyes of the outsiders. Some ‘history buffs’ these days – like Saif Ali Khan, are announcing, as is the wont of many Hinduphobic, Indic civilizationThe post Was India a nation 'before the British'? – A Detailed Analysis appeared first on Drishtikone.