Thursday, 20 September, 2018

Topic: finance commision

Shashi Tharoor

Debate over finance commission exposes south’s tendency towards misplaced entitlement

To ensure equity between the states, poorer states should receive a greater share of union tax revenues as compared to better off states.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks in the Rajya Sabha

Indian states are doing a shoddy job of governance, but the focus is always on the Centre

The failures of the states does not mean that the Centre should do more, but there needs to be more scrutiny on states, whose own governance can range from the desultory to the dictatorial.

Saving the planet doesn’t mean killing economic growth

Cheap renewable energy means that poor countries will be able to follow a different, cleaner path to industrialisation without sacrificing living standards.

Mohan Bhagwat says no Hindu Rashtra without Muslims: Is RSS changing before 2019 polls?

Mohan Bhagwat, during the three-day RSS lecture series called ‘Bhavishya Ka Bharat’, said that the Sangh’s interpretation of Hindutva does not exclude Muslims a...