Category Archives: Governance

GOVERNANCE : India excels in environment Governance

India’s over 5000-year-old culture enjoins us to look at the whole world and all that it sustains—living and non-living—as a family, co-existing in a symbiotic manner. Following this path, India is maintaining a synergy between its rich traditional heritage and … Continue reading

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GOVERNANCE : Crime of 21st Century

The world’s fastest growing economic activity is unfortunately one that is having a detrimental impact on trade, employment, innovation, security and the health of people living across the length and breadth of the world. This activity is called ‘illicit trade’ … Continue reading

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Governance : Challenge of organic farming

INDIA is predominantly an agriculture driven economy. Its arable land area as per 2011 data was 159.7 million hectares or 394.6 million acres, which is the second largest in the world after the United States of America. India has a … Continue reading

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Governance : Con Man’s image makeover

The conman is working out strategies to convert a sure-shot defeat into victory. A gambler who wanted to be a billionaire by 40 and retire at 45—he made his fortune and still had nothing much to do a few years … Continue reading

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Governance : The post-GST era

JULY 1, 2017 is indeed a red letter day in Indian history as it was it was on this day that India’s biggest indirect tax reform, a comprehensive dual Goods and Services Tax (GST) was introduced in our country. The … Continue reading

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Governance : ‘Development’ sans equity is a scam

Preamble of India’s Constitution has promised ‘Equality of status and of opportunity’ to all citizens. As we have seen predatory ‘development’ achieves just the opposite and is a scam. This needs to be countered and reversed. Read more

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Governance : Keeping NGOs in check

NON-GOVERNMENTAL Organisations (NGOs) have existed in India in varied forms for many decades. Even though the term NGO found its place in common usage through a United Nations Charter at the end of World War II, the idea of voluntarism … Continue reading

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Governance : Responding to taxpayer’s woes

THE indian legal system is a live organism responding to the changing needs of time and the people and making amendments in the law when required to address the same in a timely fashion, taking into account the problems faced … Continue reading

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Invisible enemy

INDIA is at war with an invisible enemy. This adversary in none other than smuggling and counterfeiting, which are together termed as illicit trade. Illicit trade is the world’s largest growing industry and its size is estimated to range between … Continue reading

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Central Bureau of IRONY

IRONY was writ large when the government took the unprecedented midnight step of sending the CBI director and his Number 2 on leave just two days before the annual ritual of Central Vigilance Awareness Week was to kick off on … Continue reading

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