After the launch of GST on July 1, 2017, businesses need to do things differently and there are reports of resistance from some pockets. After a comprehensive campaign run by the Ministry of Finance
The Hindustan Times opinion piece ‘Why govt’s university ranking system needs urgent review’, published on July 3, 2017, calls for a review of the current ranking framework used by the Ministry of Human Resource
The opinion piece talks about the Ministry of Defence (MoD) working as a chronically dysfunctional institution that has remained firmly wedded to outdated ideas and modes of operation.
The Times of India report ‘Rahul Gandhi slams Centre for ‘disability tax’ on wheelchairs, braille typewriters’, published on July 3, 2017, talks about the Congress party’s vice president, Rahul Gandhi, asking for a “full rollback”
June 2017 was a particularly busy month for the international media when it came to running negative stories on India. As has been remarked by several observers, a veritable storm of “horror stories” was unleashed on foreign readers
The editorial talks about the pollution along India’s marine coastline and the development of pisciculture in light of a report by TERI.
There have been multiple articles that have raised concerns around the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The Hindustan Times opinion piece ‘A bold beginning, but GST is not India’s biggest tax reform yet’
The Hindustan Times opinion piece ‘Ransomware attack: Govt must issue advisory on prevention tactics’, published on June 29, 2017, talks about the recent Petya ransomware attack that affected operations at one of the three
The Hindustan Times editorial ‘Why 45% of India’s disabled are still illiterate and thousands dropping out of schools’, published on June 28, 2017, talks about the low literacy rate of disabled people in India.
The article talks about the annual Congressional-mandated report on human trafficking which continues to place India in the tier-2 category.
A question has been raised in certain quarters about the American use of the term “Indian-Administered Kashmir” or “Indian-Administered Jammu & Kashmir”. While the opposition has asked why the government