Insights into Editorial: Prime Minister’s schedule of foreign visits 

  Insights into Editorial: Prime Minister’s schedule of foreign visits      Prime Minister’s schedule of foreign visits has been extremely impressive, and he has managed to inject a degree of dynamism into a system accustomed to a more leisurely pace. Estimating outcomes from these visits is, however, more difficult. One can easily see the …

Insights into Editorials: ‘Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers?’

Insights into Editorials: ‘Why can’t the government provide a higher income for farmers?   Background: The introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds after 1965 and the increased use of fertilizers and irrigation are known collectively as the Green Revolution, which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains, thus improving …

Insights into Editorial: In South Asia, be the Un-China

Insights into Editorial: In South Asia, be the Un-China Summary  In June, Indian forces crossed an established border between the state of Sikkim and the Tibet Autonomous Region in reaction to China building roads through territory claimed by both China and the Kingdom of Bhutan. Besides a longstanding commitment to guiding and defending Bhutan’s interests, much has …

Insights into Editorial- India’s nudge unit: An idea whose time has come

Insights into Editorial-  India’s nudge unit: An idea whose time has come 19 February 2016 Article Link With the recent executive order, issued by the US president Obama, asking US agencies to integrate ‘nudges’ in their daily operations, the US has joined a group of countries including the UK, Australia, Singapore, and institutions like the …

Insights into Editorial: Wanted: An Out of the Box Idea for Bank Recapitalization

Insights into Editorial: Wanted: An Out of the Box Idea for Bank Recapitalization 15 January 2016 Article Link It is now widely acknowledged that the health of country’s state-owned banks has become worse in the last two years. Current state of these Banks: Stressed assets (including gross non-performing assets (NPAs) and restructured loans) on the …

Insights into Editorial: Draft Civil Aviation Policy 2015: Are we Making our Airports Safer?

Insights into Editorial:  Draft Civil Aviation Policy 2015: Are we Making our Airports Safer? 23 December 2015 Article Link In an effort to take air travel to the masses, the Union government, in October 2015, came out with its new draft civil aviation policy. Highlights of the Policy: The policy proposes to cap small town …