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New Institution to replace Planning Commission – A Proposal

New Institution to replace Planning Commission – A Proposal

Over time, the Centre shall become solely responsible (only) for foreign policy, national security, management, sharing of national resources, fiscal redistribution, related economic matters and international economic…


Narendra Modi has set the bar high, now he needs to deliver

Narendra Modi, at this stage, can ensure that he is not just a great orator but also a man of…


Independence Day Speech expectations high – PM Modi must make big moves

Results so far are positive, if not dramatic. The GDP is inching up, other economic parameters…


TRAI recommendations for Media Houses: Possibilities and limitations

In view of containing political and corporate interference, TRAI has suggested ample ideas to regulate this menace. However it may become difficult to implement since finding investors for media houses without conflicting areas of interest could be…





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UPSC row – Experts, aspirants point out their concerns

The centre is being cornered on all fronts over the UPSC row as Opposition demands an all-party meeting The Government has asked for more time saying the issue requires “application of mind and in-depth study” of the matter. Aspirants on the …

Erdogan and Modi – There is no comparison

Erdogan’s becoming President has some very important messages for India. Of particular importance is the possibility of India moving towards a Presidential style of governance system in the …

BJP top brass need to energise Government, bring in clarity

The note of confidence in some segments of the PM’s presentation was very welcome. I particularly liked the one about the Congress chatterati asking the new Government to deliver within 60 days after having miserably failed to deliver for 60 …

Manish Sabharwal: FDI and reforms key to growth, job creation

Providing jobs to the youth is a major concern for any Government and this was the key issue Prime Minister Narendra Modi raised while he was campaigning for the 2014 Lok Sabha election. The unemployment rate in the country is rising every year, …

Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill: Positive but more changes needed, say experts

The Juvenile Justice Amendment Bill was long over due and finally those between the age group of 16 to 18 and have committed heinous crimes such as murder, rapes can be tried in the ordinary court of law as an adult, provided the Juvenile Justice …

Anupam Saraph: Digital governance will make India best-run nation

The rise of digital technology has proved beneficial for one and all. India, as an emerging economy, has many vital issues that need to be addressed. Digital governance can go a long way in accomplishing this. Professor and future designer Anupam …

Air India mismanagement – Is privatisation the solution?

Air India is once again under the scanner after rats were found on one of its flights. After the flight made a safe landing and the passengers disembarked, the flight was fumigated as per protocol. The incident gives rise to a very serious question: …

MyGov : Green India and Eco-friendly growth

Greener future for their childern is what every parent wants. The Government has started ‘Green India’ initiative on MyGov website to get people’s inputs, suggestions and participation towards this goal. Increasing pollution …

Clean Ganga project: MyGov initiative for people’s participation appreciated

The Modi Government has been appreciated for MyGov project which is asking people for their suggestions on various issues. One such issue is cleaning of river Ganga,which holds a sacred importance for Hindus. When Narendra Modi was campaigning for …

China LAC – Infrastructure a must for National Security

Ladakh’s location is strategically important for India’s national security. While Ladakh does not even have basic physical infrastructre like roads, China has a railway track in its Tibetan region. Ladakh has missed out on development …

Narendra Modi’s first 60 days – Review by Tavleen Singh

Ever since Narendra Modi took charge at the Centre on May 26, Indian media has kept an account of every moment of his Government’s functioning. It’s been more than 60 days, is Narendra Modi headed in the right direction in order to bring India …

Weekly Round Up: Saharanpur riots, WTO and MyGov

From Narendra Modi's completion of two months in office to the successful launch of MyGov portal, India's WTO veto, another incident of violence in Saharanpur, to India-Nepal talks, here are the most captivating news pieces of last …

MyGov portal and what people think of it

MyGov is a brand new initiative by the BJP-led NDA Government. It is being described by some as as a first step towards fulfilling PM Modi’s Suraaj dream. People from all walks of life express before NitiCentral what they think about this …

MyGov – A step towards ‘Digital’ India

Innovative use of digital technology brought voters together in Lok Sabha poll 2014. The launch of ‘MyGov’ is an extension of the thought process where Prime Minister Narendra Modi wants to realise his vision of a ‘digital …

MyGov portal seeks to turn governance into a people’s movement

On the lines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s model of participative governance, the Government of India has launched a new portal by the name of MyGov. Describing the purpose of the new portal, Modi said: “The platform would bridge the gulf …

MyGov – Digital Volunteering for Governance

MyGov carries forward the Digital Engagement that had its roots in India272 and other digital platforms during the …

Junk food ban: Right or wrong?

Center for Science and Environment has suggested that schools should ban junk food in their canteens. Students feel that this will be an extreme step and some of them have argued that who will ensure that the healthy food served in schools are …

Israel rejects UNHRC’s irrelevant resolution

While human rights are of paramount importance and the role of the UN in upholding the same is a laudable cause, selective and politically motivated campaigns do not serve this …







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