Category: Insights into Editorial

Insights into Editorial: India ease of doing business rank jumps 23 places to 77 in World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 survey

Insights into Editorial: India ease of doing business rank jumps 23 places to 77 in World Bank’s Doing Business 2019 survey Context: India’s rank in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2019 survey climbed 23 places to 77 among 190 countries surveyed, making it the only country to rank among the top 10 improvers for the second consecutive year....

Insights into Editorial: Support for lives on the move

Insights into Editorial: Support for lives on the move Introduction: Internal Migration in India: Internal migration can be driven by push and/or pull factors. In India, over the recent decades, agrarian distress (a push factor) and an increase in better-paying jobs in urban areas (a pull factor) have been drivers of internal migration. The Economic Survey 2017 estimates that the...

Insights into Editorial: The unifier of modern India

Insights into Editorial: The unifier of modern India   Context: Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity – the world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, in Gujarat’s Kevadiya, on Patel’s birth anniversary. He became one of the most influential leaders in Gujarat as he organised the peasants of Kheda, Borsad, and Bardoli in Gujarat in a non-violent...

Insights into Editorial: Churn in the Neighbourhood: Bhutan | New PM, new challenges

Insights into Editorial: Churn in the Neighbourhood: Bhutan | New PM, new challenges Context: Tshering Tobgay will be new Prime Minister of Bhutan. Druk Nyamrup Tshogpa Party has won the recent general elections in Bhutan. The National Assembly is the lower house of Bhutan Parliament. This is the third general election after democracy was adopted in Bhutan in 2008.   India...

Insights into Editorial: Defusing tensions: on CBI feud

Insights into Editorial: Defusing tensions: on CBI feud Context: The recent happenings at the CBI are unprecedented. Never has the premier investigating agency of the country been in similar crisis. These events will have ramifications on the dignity, discipline and image of CBI. The question that should be troubling us is how are things so opaque within our investigative agency?...