Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicReforms

Topic: reforms

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.

Rafale row confirms India needs its own defence industry if it has to be a global power

India's armed forces urgently require advanced technology in weapon systems and other equipment.

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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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