Former CJI Ranjan Gogoi’s Rajya Sabha nomination, four months after retirement, is shameful. More so as it comes just when you thought the image of higher judiciary couldn’t sink further. Gogoi must decline to avoid imputation of motives to his landmark judgments. Rules for judges’ post-retirement sinecures must be rewritten.
RBI must show more agility in its fiscal, monetary policy responses amid coronavirus scare
Coronavirus has hit the Indian economy just when some sectors had begun to show tiny green shoots. But RBI has adopted a cautious stance instead of announcing a rate cut to help businesses like other central banks. India needs to be nimbler in coordinating its fiscal and monetary policy responses.
Why news media is in crisis & How you can fix it
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