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On Camera

It’s 2021 and the Indian bureaucracy remains the greatest impediment to progress

Covid has exposed the worst of Indian bureaucracy, which puts paperwork over making people’s lives easier.
File photo of Gautam Adani in Ahmedabad | ANI Photo

Adani raises $2.5 billion from green deal with French energy giant Total

Total will acquire 20% of Adani Green Energy & a board seat. Adani is the latest Indian tycoon to raise money by selling a piece of his empire to an overseas partner.

Defence

Representational image. A file photo of the cantonment in Agra. | Photo: ANI

The problem with cantonment boards and why Army doesn’t want them abolished

PMO is reported to have sought comments from all cantonment boards on abolition of cantts. Army not happy with proposal, while civilians complain against restrictions.

Neither ‘udta’ nor ‘padhta’ Punjab. Question is how India’s no. 1 state in 2003 fell to 13

Punjab, once India’s richest state, has slipped and fallen behind. MSP and subsidies should continue, but it needs to rediscover its entrepreneurial impulse.