Next week will mark three decades since the Narasimha Rao government took office and set in motion sweeping reforms that have changed the direction and speed of the Indian economy. But after 30 years, the most important task, economically and from a welfare point of view, is to get people back to work and to promote employment-intensive activities. It has not been done for 30 years, nor for 30 years. The fate of the next 30 years depends on this question, written TN Ninan
Banning Twitter and forcing it to leave India is possible.
The set of five countries that have blocked Twitter include China, Iran, North Korea, Turkmenistan and, most recently, Nigeria. None of these is a shining example of free democracy, written Devangshu Datta
The government needs to generate a huge amount of jobs without boosting inflation, while preserving living expenses. It’s the classic trade-off between inflation and growth, but this time it also has a beard – living expenses of an unprecedented amount, written TCA Srinivasa-Raghavan
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