As the Indian Republic draws to 70, the hopes and dreams lie in vibrant debate. The challenge will lie in addressing the yearning for identity in a way consistent with the practices of democracy, writes Mahesh Rangarajan
Centre’s proposals for single-point solutions to state subjects raise the Opposition’s hecklesThe BJP-led NDA government's plan to link ration cards with Aadhaar cards has raised a stink. In any case, food is a state subject and why is the Centre usurping that, asks the Opposition
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has to seek solutions to macroeconomic concerns. But these need to be married with problems related to viable farm incomes, stress on the informal sector, largely small and medium businesses, and the struggles of the underprivileged.
Buoyed by the world's largest population in the 6-17 age bracket and expansion of digital learning, the education market will double and can be valued at $180 billion by 2020. It will be a challenge for the Narendra Modi government to streamline the sector