Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicSocial reforms

Topic: Social reforms

MG Ranade — the ‘father of Indian economics’ who also fought for widow remarriage

On his 119th death anniversary, ThePrint explores M.G. Ranade’s life and his tryst with social and economic reforms, which became a central theme in his life.

Vinoba Bhave, the Walking Saint who ‘talked’ bandits of Madhya Pradesh into surrendering

Vinoba Bhave, called the first Satyagrahi of India's freedom movement, envisioned a non-violent and equal social order across India’s landscape.

Three reasons why Modi took the path of social reform instead of economic reform

Many saw Narendra Modi as an economic reformer in 2014. Instead, he chose to become a moralistic father-figure.

On Camera


Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.


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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.