India’s maiden Thomas Cup victory proves that it has been successful in creating a large pool of world class badminton players who can beat the best in the game. Credit goes to the academies that nurtured and trained them and governments, sports bodies and private sponsors who generously supported them.
Chintan Shivir didn’t answer if Congress has a leadership to implement its ideas and win polls
Congress’ Chintan Shivir was a half-hearted attempt to figure out what really ails the party and how to fix it. Restructuring the organisation, reconnecting with voters and targeting backward groups are good ideas. But does Congress have a leadership to implement these and win elections? Udaipur didn’t really answer that.
Modi govt’s wheat export ban isn’t answer to food inflation. It exposes lip service to farmers
Modi government’s knee-jerk decision to ban wheat exports sends all the wrong signals except to one constituency of consumers. It particularly risks exposing the government’s commitment to the prosperity of farmers as mere lip service. Food inflation is a problem but bans aren’t the solution. Creative thinking is obviously lacking.