By Ramesh Inder Singh
UPDATED ON DEC 19, 2020 12:38 AM IST
One of the fallouts of the shock tactics strategy is social discord and that makes reforms counterproductive because these first create a conflict and thereafter try to find a solution, as is being now attempted in the prolonged negotiations.
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2020 05:58 AM IST
The agricultural reforms will liberate the sector. But get all stakeholders on board
Long-due reforms, devil lies in details: National Education Policy evokes mixed reactions from academicians
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON JUL 30, 2020 04:38 PM IST
National Education Policy 2020: IIT Delhi Director Ramgopal Rao termed the new policy the “Morrill moment” for Higher Education Institutions in India (HEIs).
By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2020 07:36 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has already called for WHO reforms, joining United States President Donald Trump who has temporarily suspended US funding of the world body
By Manish Tewari
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2020 06:14 PM IST
It is often autocratic and extractive. The executive has been reluctant to reform. Parliament must now step in
By Kumar Mangalam Birla
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:26 PM IST
The focus on agriculture, an infrastructure push, a boost to the corporate sector, tax cuts, disinvestment are positive steps
By Ila Patnaik
PUBLISHED ON FEB 01, 2020 10:16 PM IST
The FM has been transparent about the fiscal deficit. The effort to improve the credibility of numbers is welcome
By Madhurima Dhanuka and Siddharth Lamba
PUBLISHED ON JAN 25, 2020 05:55 PM IST
The 2018 statistics on prison must spur the criminal justice system to assess, evaluate and take affirmative steps
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rahul Singh
UPDATED ON AUG 15, 2020 02:17 AM IST
A gazette notification issued by the government on Monday created a new department of military affairs or Sainya Karta Vibhag that will be headed by India’s first CDS.
New Delhi | By Yamini Aiyar
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2019 02:03 PM IST
Over the next few decades, India will need to confront head on the consequences of unequal growth, rapid urbanisation, climate change and technological advancement.
No better place to invest than in India, govt continuously working to bring reforms: Nirmala Sitharaman
Washington | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 10:10 AM IST
Responding to a question on why investors should allocate funds for India, she said that even if the court system is a bit delayed, India is a transparent and open society
By Yashovardhan Azad
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2020 03:26 AM IST
These include infrastructure upgrade, focus on highaways and rural India, and improving the police to vehicles ratio
By Harsimrat Kaur Badal
PUBLISHED ON SEP 11, 2019 07:24 PM IST
It has sought to harness India’s human resource potential, eliminate corruption, and push infrastructure
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Neetu Chandra Sharma
PUBLISHED ON AUG 28, 2019 01:01 PM IST
The National Medical Commission (NMC) Act, 2019 aims to improve access to quality and affordable medical education, and ensure availability of adequate and high quality medical professionals in all parts of the country.
Pune, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 20, 2019 04:39 PM IST
The inaugural function of the workshop was held on Monday at the Sir C V Raman auditorium, The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
UPDATED ON JUL 05, 2019 07:52 AM IST
In 2014, he could get away with placing disruptionist politics above rational economics. He can no longer do so
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Smriti Kak Ramachandran and Saubhadra Chatterjee
UPDATED ON JUN 29, 2019 03:05 PM IST
As many as 14 Opposition parties, including those averse to simultaneous elections, have sent a notice to the Rajya Sabha for a debate that is set to take place next week.
By Sahil Gandhi
UPDATED ON JUN 18, 2019 07:59 PM IST
The new government needs to be willing to undertake various policy priorities these for the sake of ensuring a smooth urban transition
By KM Chandrasekhar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 06, 2019 08:51 AM IST
India needs to mainstream the process of administrative reform through a permanent, empowered Good Governance Authority, headed by the Prime Minister himself and serviced by the NITI Aayog or the Department of Administrative Reforms.
New Delhi | By Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 12:49 PM IST
The reforms will include changes in labour laws, privatisation moves, and creation of land banks for new industrial development, said Rajiv Kumar, vice chairman of NITI Aayog (National Institute for Transforming India), who reports directly to Modi.
New Delhi | By Amandeep Shukla
UPDATED ON MAY 31, 2019 07:39 AM IST
Another official said the committee had made recommendations related to the restructuring of courses especially at the undergraduate level.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 04:41 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the Centre for details of the steps it has taken to implement directions on electoral reforms issued by the court in February last year, including one on the creation of a permanent mechanism to monitor the wealth of sitting lawmakers.
New Delhi | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON MAR 07, 2019 08:14 PM IST
Defence minister Nirmala Sitharaman has reportedly approved the first batch of reforms in the Army which include relocation of 229 officers, creation of a new post of deputy chief for military operations and strategic planning, and setting up new wings for vigilance and human rights issues.
Riyadh (Saudi Arabia) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON DEC 22, 2018 01:43 PM IST
The concerts and car race cap several months of profound change in Saudi Arabia, including the opening of the first movie theatre in April and the lifting of the world’s only ban on women driving in June.
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrit Mathur
UPDATED ON NOV 21, 2018 11:20 AM IST
After the Supreme Court ordered dismantling of BCCI’s structure, various state cricket associations (including Mumbai and Hyderabad) are functioning under court appointed officials.
By Shyam Saran
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2018 11:18 AM IST
The proposed reforms lay considerable stress on transparency, proposing punitive measures if commitments under the WTO to notify subsidies and other trade related actions are violated. This, too, is mainly directed against China. There is no reason for us to oppose this since we are run a transparent and accountable domestic regime, obligated by our Constitution.
By Mark Tully
UPDATED ON OCT 21, 2018 09:25 AM IST
The battle that ensued this week over the Supreme Court’s verdict allowing women of all ages to worship in Kerala’s Sabarimala temple demonstrated the power that religious tradition still has to resist change.
By Ashwini K Swain
UPDATED ON SEP 19, 2018 06:08 PM IST
Andhra Pradesh’s power sector is going through a second phase of reforms. While the first phase (1999-2004) was widely seen as focused on privatisation of electricity distribution, this time the goal is to ensure affordable and reliable power supply for all.
Hindustan Times, Pune | By Shalaka Shinde
UPDATED ON MAY 19, 2018 03:36 PM IST
Five-member committee to look at issues ranging from over-crowding in prisons to absence of sound legal aide for undertrials.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 08, 2018 11:56 AM IST
If past experience is any indication, the changes that UGC is bringing about are unlikely to have much impact on prevailing research practices or in making a dent in the existing ‘academic culture’ of Indian universities