Thursday, 19 May, 2022
TopicWelfare state

Topic: Welfare state

More jobs can shock-proof the Indian economy. Unemployment allowance can be cushion for now

Firms must build buffers, concerted indigenisation needed in strategic sectors like defence. At individual level, partial social safety net now exists, but more funding required.

Rule of law urgent challenge for Pakistan, India has ‘apartheid rule of law’, writes Imran Khan

In op-ed for ‘The Express Tribune’, Imran Khan says Pakistan must embody 5 guiding principles of state of Madina (Islamic version of welfare state) built by Prophet Muhammad.

India is becoming welfare state before developed state. But even welfare it does badly

In ‘Unshackling India’, Ajay Chhibber and Salman Anees Soz write that India needs to free the economic system from State controls, reduce the footprint of the State.

Socialists vs conservatives harmed Indian education. Bahujans need market forces

Bahujans will benefit greatly from access to contestable markets in education, though it may not meet egalitarian fancies of well-meaning comrades.

Amartya Sen & Jean Drèze are Left heroes but it would be wrong to call them simple statists

Amartya Sen’s emphatic plea for liberating Indian entrepreneurship has not received attention. Neither has Jean Drèze’s concerns over a hostile state.

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Chinese President Xi Jinping | Representational image| kremlin.ru

Chinese economy is feeling the heat. Blame Xi’s political Lysenkoism, vaccination policy

Smarting from the failures of his Great Leap Forward campaign, which hit the economy hard, Mao launched the 1962 war with India to rally the nation behind him.
Congress supporters staged a protest against inflation in Ranchi on 10 May | ANI

As inflation breaks records, Modi govt plans to counter criticism ahead of anniversary & polls

While retail inflation hit an 8-year high of 7.8% in April, wholesale inflation surged to a 9-year high of 15.08% on the back of elevated food and energy prices in the same month.

Defence

Satellite image of the development on the site | Twitter | @detresfa_

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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