Bruce Riedel’s comment that although BN Mullik, India’s Intelligence chief, wouldn’t give President Kennedy credit for providing aid during the 1962 Sino-Indian war, ‘he did give Nehru credit for asking for it’ reveals his ... Open Magazine, 1 hour ago
Till December 2015, the prime minister has flown abroad 19 times, but the bills have been processed only for 2014 till now, reports Nivedita Mookerji The frequent and frequently discussed foreign trips of Prime Minister Narendra Modi have chalked up a bill of Rs 77 crore for chartered flights in the first six months of his tenure, according to data from his office. Modi took charge as prime minister on May 26, 2014. According to data from the Prime Minister’s Office, this is the ...Rediff.com, 6 days ago
Public investment financed by the government's own or borrowed resources do not provide an adequate answer to the problem of relatively low investment, notes TN Ninan. A porter pulls a handcart loaded with goods at a market in Mumbai. Photograph:Danish Siddiqui/Reuters In the last few years of Manmohan Singh’s prime ministership, many businessmen used to talk of a paralysed government. Today the boot is on the other foot, because the problem seems to be a paralysed corporate sector.Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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