Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicPublic resources

Topic: Public resources

Fresh hope for billionaire Vinod Khosla to block public access to his private US beach

A US court ruled that prior owners’ willingness to let beach goers use the road didn’t amount to public dedication because they collected parking fees.

Why India would do well with a coalition govt: Pro-poor policies, less inequality

Coalition governments redistribute resources proportionately while countries with majority governments witness rapid rise in inequality.

Billionaire Vinod Khosla’s appeal against public access to beach snubbed by US Supreme Court

A state judge last year ordered Khosla to unblock public access to Martins Beach which the latter did right after buying an 89-acre property in 2008.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Gig economy booming, workers will triple to 2.35 crore by 2030, says Niti Aayog report

Niti Aayog report finds concentration of workers rising in low- and high-skilled categories, maximum share in retail trade and sales.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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