Sunday, 27 November, 2022
TopicReforms

Topic: reforms

Jammu & Kashmir receives 16.2 million tourists this year, highest in 75 years

This is the highest tourists the region has received since India's independence. PM Modi's government calls it a sign of economic development in the strife-torn region.

Only 10.5% of cops in India are women & 1 in 3 police stations has CCTV, finds report

India Justice Report, compiled by groups working towards reform of the justice sector, says it will take 33 yrs for India’s police force to achieve 33% women representation.

Indian govt can’t introduce quality reforms because it’s ignoring these three issues

The basic structure of the Indian State and governance have remained the same as the British colonial administration in 1947.

Our survey shows farm laws are popular. Modi was correct in his assessment

More than 50% of CVoter’s respondents said the three farm laws were indeed beneficial. But the messaging was wrong.

Reforms in tribunals necessary but Modi govt isn’t helping judiciary by scrapping them

The ordinance scraping intellectual property and film certification tribunals is yet another case of the Modi government using a sledgehammer to crack open a difficult nut.

Pakistan’s civil service reforms ignores top performers and specialised recruitment

Pakistan’s much-awaited reforms for the civil service seem to be more of an attempt to reform the civil servant rather than the civil service.

Too little democracy is why India’s reforms and progress are stymied

Amitabh Kant’s diagnosis is wrong: India doesn’t have too much of a democracy. It has too little of it for economic growth.

How Congress is justifying its stance against farm bills after backing reforms last year

In its 2019 election manifesto, Congress had promised repealing APMC Act, and Essential Commodities Act. Now, it is at the forefront of opposing similar reforms.

First mission of Modi’s Mission Karmayogi must be to not repeat mistakes of past reforms

Mission Karmayogi departs from previous reforms, and goes beyond Group A and B officers to include the 89 per cent of public service workers in Group C.

Modi govt walks the talk on agriculture reforms. Now, fix the loopholes

Modi govt has made actual legal changes to implement its policy statements on agriculture reforms. It should now plug loopholes to realise their full potential.

On Camera

YourTurn

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Apple revolutionised smartwatch. Then came the budget wave and more—AmazFit, Fitbit to Samsung

The Fitbit Versa 4 and Sense 2 are good options for fitness fiends who want a smartwatch for fitness tracking only, while Garmin is great for extreme sports enthusiasts.
Representative image | Reuters

GameFi is revolutionising global NFT market. Here’s how crypto regulations could shape it

GameFi is the intersection of gaming and finance in an environment driven by use of blockchain, non-fungible tokens and smart contracts.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.