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Liberalisation (1991-92)
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Remember the budget that ended licence raj?

As finance minister Arun Jaitley reads out his budget, here's a look back at the budget in 1991, which was delivered by Manmohan Singh as finance minister (and guided by the prime minister, Narasimha Rao). It was the moment that the "Licence Raj" began to be dismantled, enabling much more rapid economic growth in India in the subsequent two decades, and dramatic reductions in poverty.In 2014, following the decisive election of Narendra Modi as prime minister, expectations grew that India would ..., 1 week ago
Reforms onus on States Hindu Business Line, 6 days ago
Arun Jaitley dons a PC mask Economic Times, 1 week ago

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I don't even possess a driving licence, says accused Tilak Raj

In a resumed hearing of the Jyoti murder case, Tilak Raj, who allegedly drove a truck over Jyoti on the night of murder, told the court on Friday, that he did not even hold a driving licence. The recording of statements of the accused under ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago
Indian Express

Fifth column: Another licence raj must end

Another question we do not ask is why no former Minister of Human Resource Development has ever managed to end the licence raj. The most eloquent comment on the crisis in Indian higher education comes in the form of the long lines of anxious ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
Business Standard

Gadkari not in favour of road regulator

He said having a regulator would mean 'going back to licence raj' BS Reporter | New Delhi May 30, 2014 Last Updated at 00:19 IST Nitin Gadkari, who assumed charge on Thursday as the minister for road transport & highways and shipping, is against the idea of a ...
 Business Standard1 month ago No regulator for roads sector, says Gadkari  Business Standard1 month ago Gadkari against road regulator  Times of India1 month ago

Punjab ends licence raj, booze to flow at marriage palaces

CHANDIGARH: Once again, booze will flow in Punjab's big fat weddings as the government has decided to do away with the liquor permit system for marriage palaces in the state. The move came after complaints from marriage palace owners that people are ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Why the death of the Ambassador car and the licence raj is good news

In a way, the death of the Ambassador (it’s not officially dead, but it seems imminent) underlines the distance that India has travelled in the past three decades –and the vice-like grip that the beneficiaries of the infamous licence raj and crony ...
 First Post.com1 month ago
Melbourne Age

Raj-era social club bars judge for traditional Indian garb

Delhi: An Indian high court judge was refused entry to a Colonial-era social club in Chennai for wearing a traditional dhoti, prompting accusations of "sartorial despotism". Justice D Hariparanthaman and two lawyers were turned away from the Tamil ...
 Melbourne Age4 days ago

Raj to ask UNO to extend its deadline for poppy husk use

Rajasthan government today told legislative Assembly that it will appeal the UNO to extend its deadline for ending the use of poppy husk as narcotics in the state for five more years. During the Zero Hour, Medical and Health Minister R S Rathor ...
 Business Standard India4 days ago

Dhoti Ban: Jayalalithaa Threatens to Cancel Licences

Furious at Dhoti Ban in Clubs, Jayalalithaa Threatens to Cancel Licences Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Mala Das | Updated: Jul 16, 2014 14:28 IST FILE photo: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa Chennai: The Dhoti ban is now a ...
 NDTV5 days ago Furious at Dhoti Ban in Clubs, Jayalalithaa Threatens to Cancel Licences  NDTV6 days ago Jaya lashes out at clubs over dhoti issue  The Gulf Today5 days ago

Inspector Raj returns to haunt the country

Regulatory boards, commissions and tribunals are a burgeoning lot, even though they serve little purpose, apart from offering lucrative post-retirement options to favoured and influential Government bureaucrats In the name of providing better ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 week ago
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