[COMPILATIONS] Insights into Editorials – June 2020

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Insights into Editorial: ‘Cause for caution, not gloom’

Insights into Editorial: ‘Cause for caution, not gloom’ ‘Cause for caution, not gloom   Background: The much debated Economic Survey II presents a mixed picture of the Indian economy. It highlights some obvious strengths but optimism about the medium-term is moderated by a gathering anxiety about near term deflationary impulses. How this year’s Economic Survey is …

Insights into Editorial: After calls to uphold press freedom, one-day ban on NDTV India put on hold

  Insights into Editorial: After calls to uphold press freedom, one-day ban on NDTV India put on hold   Summary: The government has decided to put on hold the one-day ban on Hindi news channel NDTV India, a week after announcing to take it off air for allegedly compromising national security with its coverage of …

Insights into Editorial: FDI liberalization is one part of the puzzle

Insights into Editorial: FDI liberalization is one part of the puzzle Article Link 22 June 2016 The government has unveiled another round of economic policy reforms by liberalising the foreign direct investment norms in nine key sectors ranging from defence to aviation, pharmaceuticals to retail trade. This is the second such easing of norms since …

Insights into Editorial: Weakening the watchdog

Insights into Editorial: Weakening the watchdog Article Link 17 June 2016 Appointing MLAs as Parliamentary Secretaries has been usual in the past. Along with Delhi government, several other states have been following this. However, with President of India recently declining assent to Delhi govt’s bill on appointment of parliamentary secretaries, the issue has come to …

Insights into Editorial: It’s time to regulate the auto industry

Insights into Editorial: It’s time to regulate the auto industry 20 May 2016 Article Link Summary: Recent Global NCAP crash tests have not only managed to highlight that cars made in India are unsafe, but have also pointed out the casual approach of automakers towards improving the quality standards of vehicles. However, the tests are …

Insights into Editorial: Raghuram Rajan’s pivot to liquidity management

Insights into Editorial: Raghuram Rajan’s pivot to liquidity management 07 April 2016 Article Link Economists have welcomed the slew of liquidity management measures announced by RBI in its latest monetary policy, saying it will result in quicker transmission of policy rates to lending rates. Why new liquidity management measures were required? Bank lending rates have …

Insights into Editorial: Did climate change cause those floods?

Insights into Editorial: Did climate change cause those floods? 28 March 2016 Article Link A lot has been discussed about weather-related extreme events and their impact on day-to-day activities. Events such as heavy downpours followed by floods, droughts, storms, heat and cold waves, and wild fires often destroy lives, property and ecosystems. At the same …

Insights into Editorial: Drug pricing: a bitter pill to swallow

Insights into Editorial: Drug pricing: a bitter pill to swallow 27 February 2016 Article Link The government, in November 2015, formed an inter-ministerial committee to review the Drug Price Control Order (DPCO) 2013, following the Supreme Court verdict that termed the drug pricing policy as irrational and unreasonable. Why government’s intervention in health sector is …

Insights into Editorial: Quantifying the caste quotas

Insights into Editorial: Quantifying the caste quotas 26 February 2016 Article Link We have, in the past, observed that our political system wakes up only when the demand for reservation by a particular community turns into a violent protest. Even then, the government just confines itself to ascertaining demands of only that particular group. The …

Insights into Editorial: Genetically modified crops: the way forward

Insights into Editorial: Genetically modified crops: the way forward 08 February 2016 Article Link The promise and performance of genetically modified crops in agriculture is once again under the spotlight, with the Genetic Engineering Approval Committee recently putting on hold the discussion on commercial use of genetically modified mustard. GM mustard is the first food …

Insights into Editorial: The illusion of equity in the classroom

Insights into Editorial: The illusion of equity in the classroom 04 February 2016 Article Link Summary: India is home to 19% of the world’s children. What this means is that India has the world’s largest number of youngsters, which is largely beneficial, especially as compared to countries like China, which has an ageing population. The …

Insights into Editorial: Decoding Emission Norms

Insights into Editorial: Decoding Emission Norms 20 January 2016 Article Link The Centre’s decision to adopt Bharat Stage VI automotive fuels nationwide by April 1, 2020 is a key measure that can, if implemented properly, vastly improve air quality. It also fits in with commitments made at the Paris climate change conference. In November, the …

Insights into Editorial: Building the International Solar Alliance

Insights into Editorial: Building the International Solar Alliance 19 January 2016 Article Link India launched an International Solar Alliance (ISA) at the recently concluded CoP21 Climate Conference in Paris. The alliance brings together developed and developing countries, governments and industries, laboratories and institutions in a common enterprise. While launching the alliance, PM Modi announced that …