India has witnessed two types of foreign direct investment (FDI) —- one for economic growth and other to stall it. The former had failed to improve sentiment as the latter has managed to create an environment against development. Read more
As the Parliament debates the Food Security Bill, it is time we should consider whether many of the government’s landmark schemes really empower the poor or just ensures steady supply of public money to the political workers at the grass-root level. Read more
The UPA government’s bid to use the Food Security Law to create positive impact for Congress in the forthcoming general elections may not happen.
Two distinct behaviours of Indian politicians – joining hands to prevent cricket bodies and parties becoming answerable under RTI and then fighting hammer and tongs to stall Parliament – in the last few months shows why people’s faith in our leaders is fading. Read more