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Modi's Rs 200 bn drought package for Maharashtra

'The package is for the distressed farmers who are committing suicide due to the severe drought,' Nitin Gadkari tells Arup Roy Choudhury and Sanjeeb Mukherjee. Photograph: Rediff.com/Uttam Ghosh......

A year after Mandsaur firing, has anything changed for farmers?

Experts said many of the programmes started in the last one year have been dogged by poor implementation, something which the state seriously needs to answer as it faces a tough electoral battle in......

Why electoral bonds are not the solution

Given the international practice, it is inexplicable why the government is going ahead with anonymous electoral bonds, says Jaimini Bhagwati. A political bombshell in the past months was the......

Think tanks help the nation's intellectual churn

I still believe that it is a good thing that think tanks are mushrooming in Delhi. They provide a platform for discussion, even if they shed more heat than light. With Parliament almost incapable......

Jairam says Greenpeace funded domestically

Former environment minister Jairam Ramesh on Thursday virtually backed the non-governmental organisation Greenpeace in the backdrop of an Intelligence Bureau report warning that the NGO is a threat......

India lost over $1.3 billion to internet shutdowns in 2019

The total cost of internet shutdowns across the world stood at $8.05 billion in 2019, an increase of 235 per cent since 2015-16. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com India lost over $1.3 billion......

How will Modi fix the terrifying jobs crisis?

'The rise in unemployment, underemployment, discouraged workers and job insecurity is likely to continue, with very adverse consequences for the nation's economic well-being and social cohesion,'......

The Poverty Puzzle

There's no silver bullet to get rid of poverty, says Alok Sheel.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com   The 2019 Nobel Prize in economics has been jointly awarded to Abhijit Banerjee, Esther......

Very tough times lie ahead for next govt

'The new government will have to contend with slowing economic growth, weak private investment, anaemic exports and vulnerable external imbalances, a stressed financial system, mounting fiscal......

Modi-I has actually left the economy in good shape

The Modi government has handled inflation far better than any government in the past two decades. Both the stock market and currency indices have begun to show confidence in the economy, despite......

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