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Deceptions In Plenty In The Union Budget 2023-24

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Union Budget 2023-24 is deceptive. The very presumptions of revenue and growth are overestimated, promises made are too high to be realized, allocations made are inequitable for different sectors as well as social groups, and the higher allocations made for certain sectors are being energetically...

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Nirmala Has Brought Some Form Of Fiscal Stability In 2023-24 Budget

By K R Sudhaman The budget 2023-24 presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1  has done some good in ensuring that Indian economy remained stable with macro-economic fundamentals continuing to be strengthened but it failed to bring about out of the box reforms to push...

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Will Rahul’s Bharat Jodo Yatra Gains Translate Into Electoral Impact?

By Rahil Nora Chopra The Bharat Jodo Yatra has presented the Congress leader Rahul Gandhi as a new mass leader, and the main challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2024. Rahul’s Yatra emulated a tradition by past political leaders of traversing the rural heartland on foot, including the...

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Budgetary Allocations Insufficient In View Of India’s Digital Outreach

By Arun Kumar Shrivastav The Union Budget for 2023-24 is the first budget of what Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government describes as Amrit Kaal, the period between the 75th and 100th anniversary of India’s independence when the country will take rapid strides to modernize itself. A major component of...

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Israel Government Is Threatening To Turn Iran Into Another Ukraine

By Branko Marcetic Over the weekend, a militaristic power that’s spent a long time saber-rattling against and meddling in its neighbour’s affairs violated its territorial integrity and bombed the country. No, not Russia. In this case, I’m referring to Israel’s Sunday drone strike on Iran. The incident is the...

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Union Budget 2023-24 Betrays India’s Workforce Once Again

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Union Budget 2023-24 betrays India’s workforce though it sings its song of achievement under Modi rule since 2014 and eulogizing its “Big Tent accommodating all”. In contrast this “Big Tent” is too small to accommodate the majority of the workforce. The budget tried to create...

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Poor Allocation To Health In The Budget Will Have Serious Implications

By Dr Arun Mitra Much was expected from the budget presented by the Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman on February 1 2023. As this was the last budget of the present government before the upcoming elections to the parliament next year, people had high hopes of relief in various...

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MGNREGA Outlay Cut In 2023-24 Budget Brings Bad Days For Rural Poor

By Sushil Kutty The day after, and Budget 23-24 stands out in stark relief, warts and all. February 1, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman was the picture of animated tranquillity when she read out Budget 2023-24 dressed in red, both the minister as well as the country’s ‘bahi-khata’. She...

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Investigation Into The Entire Business Activities Of Adani Group Is Imperative

By P. Sudhir A small US investor firm has challenged the Indian behemoth, the Adani group, and shaken it to its foundations.  The Hindenburg Research, a short selling firm, brought out a 129-page report on the Adani group marshalling evidence of all the funding operations and offshore activities of...

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Mahatma’s Assassination Day Is A Reminder To The Need For Defeating Communal Forces

By Krishna Jha Mahatma Gandhi was shot by Nathuram Godse on January 30, 1948, when he was coming to his prayer meeting and had succumbed to the bullets. The killing itself was an expression of the ultimate fear, a fear of getting uprooted from the mass consciousness. The very...

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