Friday, 21 January, 2022
TopicGood governance

Topic: good governance

Yogi’s Uttar Pradesh is worst governed big state, Kerala is best: Bengaluru think tank report

Bengaluru-based think-tank Public Affairs Centre's index is a composite score for 3 broad factors — growth, equity and sustainability.

Chhatrapati Shivaji’s ‘Hindavi swarajya’ finest example of good governance, says PM Modi

In a message played at a programme for historian Babasaheb Purandare, Modi said works by Shivaji, such as the use of marine power & watershed management, were still imitable.

This governance index says India is more corrupt than Pakistan

India ranked poorly in the Berggruen Governance Index 2019 that looked at data over 14 years from 38 countries.

Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka claim top slots in first governance index of Modi 2.0

Yet to be announced, Good Governance Index is meant to gauge performance of states on parameters such as health, education, infrastructure & economic growth.

Supreme Court’s jurisprudence is often reactionary, suggests Arun K. Thiruvengadam

In ‘The Constitution of India: A Contextual Analysis’, Thiruvengadam captures the progression of law through sociopolitical factors, and development perspectives.

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How Facebook and Amazon rely on an invisible workforce

The market for on-demand, digital tasks is estimated by the World Bank to be worth $25 billion, with Meta Platforms, Amazon, YouTube as some of the biggest buyers.
Representational image of a jewellery store | ANI

India Jewellery Park to be set up in Mumbai, aims to attract Rs 20,000 crore investment

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council and Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation have signed a draft agreement granting possession of a plot for setting up the park.


Foreign secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla meets German Navy chief Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach on 20 January. | Twitter | @MEAIndia

New chapter in ties as Indian foreign secy meets Germany navy chief, warship ‘Bayern’ visits

With Germany identifying India as one of the key partners in its Indo-Pacific policy, a German frigate entered Indian waters for a port call in Mumbai, in a major signal to China.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.