The fall of UPA’s crony capitalism – A year of reform

May 19 2015

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s blog on the completion of one year of the Narendra Modi Government is reproduced below.

Perverse Politics in Belittling Bureaucracy

May 18 2015

A minister must take full responsibility for the acts of his subordinates and should not say that his subordinates acted contrary to his wishes.

Modi shouldn't challenge but win confidence of Elders

May 14 2015

The Council of States or Rajya Sabha provides a "sober second thought" to contentious issues.

The Math of MAT

May 12 2015

The debate on MAT on FIIs refuses to die down as different estimates of the actual liability keep getting bandied about.

Salman Khan's perjury and delayed Justice

May 12 2015

Salman Khan’s belated defence in the hit-and-run case trial was mindless and devoid of much merit or substance.

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