25-05-2017

the hindu
1.Lessons from the new French Revolution.

Europe and the world,” declared a victorious Emmanuel Macron addressing cheering crowds gathered outside the glass pyramid in front of the Louvre, “expect us to defend the spirit of the Enlightenment that is threatened in so many places.. read more


2.A flawed rescue act.

The buck stops with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)! This is the crux of the Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance of May 4, 2017, which empowers the RBI to take decisions on the settlement of non-performing assets (NPAs) and a consequent cleaning up of bank balance sheets.. read more


3.Say no to GM mustard.

The manner in which the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC) recently cleared the proposal for genetically modified (GM) mustard is extraordinary to say the least.  read more

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1. `Made in India' goods to get preference.

In a bid to boost local manufacturing, the government on Wednesday announced a new public procurement policy that will provide preference to `Made in India’ products., read more

2. Reform Prisons.

The Law Commission is reported to have finalised recommen dations for reform in bail jurisprudence.  read more

3.In reforms push, govt scraps FIPB

The Cabinet on Thursday approved phasing out of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) -the agency set up at the time of economic liberalisation nearly 26 years ago -taking another step towards improving the easeof-doing business in the country and pushing ahead with economic reforms..  read more

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1.Judge the system not the Judge.

The Justice Karnan episode is most unfortunate for the system. It raises many questions to which answers cannot easily be found.  read more


2.Cabinet okay proposal to phase out FIPB

As part of its policy to provide greater ease of doing business by simplifying procedures and to make India an attractive investment destination, the government has approved the phasing out of the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB).. read more

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