Wednesday, 19 December, 2018

Topic: centre

RBI Headquarters in Mumbai

Narendra Modi government now has a great opportunity to reform RBI

Long-term reform requires a vision and the willingness of the government and the new RBI Governor to risk political capital.
Indian Army personnel in Jammu and Kashmir | Waseem Andrabi/Hindustan Times

Indian Army made way for government to resolve Kashmir, but politics failed

The unpopular coalition government could not provide the healing touch in Jammu and Kashmir.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

Things seem to be falling apart for Narendra Modi, and the Centre cannot hold

Narendra Modi’s ministers make headlines for everything but their ministries.
RBI Headquarters in Mumbai | Punit Paranjpe/AFP/Getty Images

Urjit Patel won the first round in RBI vs Centre, but the war isn’t over

The timing of RBI deputy governor Viral Acharya’s scathing speech was impeccable.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Narendra Modi is a name-changer, not a game-changer: Shashi Tharoor

Narendra Modi government believes that if you put a new label on something, it automatically becomes yours.
Trees and houses are partially submerged in floodwaters, Alappuzha, Kerala | Prashanth Vishwanathan/Bloomberg

Modi has done the smart thing refusing UAE’s aid for Kerala. Stop the politics over it

The Modi government, however, would do well to dispel misgivings that it might let partisanship control its purse strings.
Supreme Court of India | PTI

Top lawyer petitions Supreme Court to begin live telecast of its proceedings

Petition argues that live proceedings will help citizens get information on important cases first-hand, rather than relying on third parties.
Farmers protest in New Delhi

Swaminathan proposals, the crux of farmers’ tussle with the Centre over MSP

A national panel was formed in 2004 under M.S. Swaminathan, which recommended an MSP 50 per cent higher than cost, but Centre refused in 2015.
Centre plans to regulate fees of private medical colleges

Centre plans to regulate fees of private medical colleges

UGC asked to form a committee, to be headed by retired HC judge, to work out fee structures for private medical colleges.

Centre ordered CISF deployment in Rohtak after Ram Rahim’s conviction

Over 1500 CISF personnel are guarding Sunaria Jail where Dera Sacha Sauda chief is currently lodged.
Foreign investment has transformed China

A little humility from the Communist Party will serve China well

By taking all the credit for the country’s stunning economic rise, the Communist Party is threatening its continued prosperity.
madhya pradesh

MP push for 70% industry jobs to locals: Valid regionalism or is Congress the new Shiv Sena?

Kamal Nath, on his first day as Madhya Pradesh chief minister, announced incentives for industries that hire 70 per cent local workers. When questioned about th...