Tuesday, 25 January, 2022

Topic: CPR

‘No anganwadi centres built in 7 yrs because rural job plan was not interpreted correctly’

Rural development secretary Amarjeet Sinha said MGNREGA had been misunderstood between 2006 and 2013-14, but since then, the govt has built 2 lakh centres.

‘Well-regulated markets, citizen participation critical for future of the Indian state’

At a session organised by Centre for Policy Research, panel of experts discusses future of Indian State.

Need business models that can monetise crop waste to check air pollution, says TERI chief

TERI Director General Ajay Mathur was speaking on energy and environment, at a session organised by Delhi-based think tank Centre for Policy Research.

Indian courts clogged with land disputes because laws keep conflicting each other

Impartial and efficient management of land is necessary not just for India’s economic development, but also for its political and social stability.

Don’t just blame patriarchy for fewer women in India’s job force. Blame our cities too

Data shows that women are quite willing to work, and men are supportive of it despite patriarchal norms.

India can’t commit to climate change abroad and be non-compliant on environment at home

Government’s hurriedly thought out mechanisms have neither improved environmental performance of projects, nor reduced legal cases against polluting ones.

Modi govt didn’t address jobs crisis in the first term. India’s progress depends on it now

India needs a National Employment Strategy with ministries made to submit to PMO annual action plans on how they will realise the goals.

With BIMSTEC, Modi govt should let India’s border states do the talking, not New Delhi

While India projects its border states as bridges to neighbourhood, its policy in reality remains led and steered by New Delhi.

South Asian interests global, must put neighbourhood first: Ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

Speaking at a CPR event, Menon says India needs to do things in neighbourhood as it is a continental and maritime power.

On Camera


Why Federal Reserve will no longer have pandemic-era investors’ backs

Inflation is top of mind for all leaders in Washington and US President Joe Biden, whose approval ratings are sliding, appears less inclined to count on hope as a strategy.

SEBI seeks tighter environmental, social & governance rules to address risk of greenwashing

In a consultation paper released Monday, SEBI said increasing reliance on unregulated ESG rating providers poses risks to investor protection, transparency & efficiency of markets.


File photo of Scorpene-class submarine 'INS Vela', at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai | ANI

Kamov choppers, submarine torpedoes among deals defence ministry will review this week

Ministry is reviewing all procurement under the ‘Buy (Global)’ category, under which equipment is bought directly from foreign manufacturers, amid govt's 'Atmanirbhar' push.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.