Politicians should be paid well, so that they stay away from making money in administration. Onus for decisions, such as purchasing copters, should vest in an individual.
The rich can be taxed more by using the proceeds to run a school of their choice, giving them a say in the use of funds.
The Indian judicial system can wear you down by its slow and grinding process. »
Under the Rurbanisation model, medium industries and businesses could shift to villages and bring with them middle-class professionals to live in the new habitat. A similar initiative is being taken in Gujarat. »
The ongoing debate on the punishment to be meted out to rapists should not overlook a basic point – justice delayed is justice denied. »
uring the Constituent Assembly debates, B. R. Ambedkar pleaded that reservation be allowed for a fixed period of 40 years only, with no possibility of extension. Typical of our...
Modi’s advantage is that no competitor has the desire to make urban spaces liveable for the poor. However, any such move will be stoutly resisted by vested interests.
To house a population of 2 billion, India needs 6 per cent of its land area. This may not be difficult, considering we have 15 per cent uncultivable land.
Inflation is directly related to increases in income. If changes in income are taxed, or weaned away in the form of loans to the government, inflation can be taken care of. »
With the provision of urban amenities in rural areas, mega cities, with all the attendant risks arising out of high population density, will cease to be necessary. »