Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicHousing for All

Topic: Housing for All

PMAY’s subsidy burden will become unmanageable. Govt must look at the PPP model

PMAY is an excellent first step to put mechanisms in place for directly reaching the beneficiaries but it has to evolve so it stays relevant and can be scaled up going ahead.

4 challenges Model Tenancy Act must overcome to provide affordable housing

An enabling environment requires a supportive ecosystem, which the current version of Modi govt's Model Tenancy Act is unable to provide.

Mumbai residents win govt housing lottery and spend more on kids’ education, jobs: Study

A study of a subsidised housing programme in Mumbai also shows evidence of lottery winners becoming motivated to improve local governance.

Huge drop in rural women getting houses under Modi’s pet scheme, govt says few women left

Women’s welfare is one of Modi govt’s major election planks yet data shows a drop by half in the number of houses given to women.

Three years on, Modi Sarkar tinkers with UPA schemes in its pursuit of a rural makeover

While UPA resorted to big-bang rural policies, the approach of NDA-2 has been subtle and focused on completing programmes of its predecessor as the BJP tries to shed the image of being a party of the urban classes. RUHI TEWARI

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Army chief General M.M. Naravane | Photo: Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

India-Pakistan army-to-army talks are long time coming, Gen Naravane and first NSP show

The fact is that Pakistan's army is its most important player. The Army is the only institution that it will sit with and listen to.
LIC headquarters in Mumbai

The LIC story — history, valuation & why its IPO, India’s biggest, matters for Modi govt

LIC IPO is supposed to be India's biggest-ever public issue. The government plans to sell anywhere between 5-10% stake in the insurer, which could fetch it around Rs 1 lakh crore.

Defence

The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

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.
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