Saturday, 1 October, 2022

Topic: reforms

Covid pushes Supreme Court to fast-track reforms, justice delivery could get smoother

From video-conference hearings to e-filing, Supreme Court is implementing a host of measures that have been pending for a long time.

Dear intellectuals, migrant workers will come back. Here are the five reasons

Industrialisation is key because agriculture remains highly unproductive with 43.2 per cent share of total employment but contributes only 14.6 per cent to GDP.

Every announcement Sitharaman makes does not qualify as reform. There is repackaging too

Labelling a policy change as ‘reform’ by the Modi government may get accolades from supporters, but will not deliver outcomes.

How to bring ‘Big Bang’ reforms in India? Wait for a crisis – even Modi had to

India has once again lived up to reputation of using a crisis to unleash difficult reforms. Nirmala Sitharaman has introduced bold reforms in holy cow sectors like agriculture and defence.

JNU fee row should make us ask if public and private universities are really any different

JNU debate can’t be restricted to which university charges more fees. Reality is public universities today are hard put to maintain financial equilibrium.

Can changes in British-era IPC alter police attitude towards people or more reforms needed?

The Narendra Modi government has decided to revamp the British-era Indian Penal Code.

For Army Training Command, location is least of its problems

Army Commander is posted to Army Training Command not based on aptitude but as & when a vacancy occurs. If you don’t give best resources, don’t expect best results.

Saudi Arabia plans to lift curbs on women travel as Crown Prince carries on with ‘reforms’

Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman has enacted a series of reforms aimed at better women’s rights as he looks to build his Saudi Vision 2030.

Defence University to Defence Chief – Modi govt now has political capital for the big reforms

Time Modi government moved decisively to create a fully-empowered CDS with a road map for integration of commands.

Modi govt must be cajoled, nudged & criticised into giving us a national security doctrine

The stakes are important enough for the strategic community in India to suspend cynicism and make the case for reform.

On Camera


Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.


File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.