Parliament and its panels
Reports in the media of the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha being keen on amending the business rules of the Rajya Sabha, to give the Department-related Standing Committees (DSRCs) a fixed tenure of two years.
There are 24 Department-re
The second chair: On Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker
More than a year after the 17th Lok Sabha was constituted, the constitutionally mandated post of Deputy Speaker is lying vacant. Now, Harivansh Narayan Singh re-elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman
The post of Deputy Speaker of the
The twisted trajectory of Bt cotton
Cotton has been woven and used in India for thousands of years.
Cotton fabric from around 3,000 BCE has been excavated from the ruins of Mohenjo-daro, and archaeological findings in Mehrgarh, Pakistan, show that cotton was used in the subc
For a different yardstick: on 'Doing Business report
The article examines the need to revamp the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ survey to make it more comprehensive.
The World Bank has decided to halt its annual ‘Doing Business’ report on data aut
An agriculture-led revival as flawed claim
A rather confident statement heard in the midst of India’s COVID-19-induced economic slowdown is this: “Agriculture will lead India’s economic revival”.
Arguments in favour of the above thought: