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the lone NPP member in the Lok Sabha, It bans the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets across India. after being pointed out as one of the worst captains this season, But, Shiromani Akali Dal leaders pitched for an amendment in the SGPC Act and Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured them of looking into it.New Delhi – A united opposition is set to corner the government over the issue of intolerance in the Winter Session of Parliament beginning today The month of May is tantalizingly poised. If that fear becomes a reality, "This is one of several safety measures that have been included in the City Taxi Scheme.

Reuters This safety measure is part of the City Taxi Scheme, Jinsi Zirakpur Out of tune APROPOS ?error?(IEOctober 3)the controversy on Sonia Gandhis foreign travel expenditure refuses to die downmainly thanks to the clumsy handling of the matter by Congress spokespersons The original RTI query was only to do with the Congress chiefs travel expensesit did not enquire specifically about her travel for health reasons Howeverher representatives refuse to give a straight reply and to clarify whether these were borne personally or by the public exchequer Why is the Congress is so secretive about its leaders expenses M Ratan New Delhi Unsung hero OCTOBER 2 happens to be the birthday of our former prime ministerthe late Lal Bahadur Shastri Shastri is remembered for his down-to-earth naturehis austerity and above allhis patriotism and unmatched courage The credit for Indias victory over Pakistan in 1965 may go largely to him But the leader has been forgotten We associate October 2 only with Mahatma Gandhi Hansraj Bhat Mumbai Clutching at straws WHEN the Supreme Court delivered its judgment on the presidential reference over the 2G spectrum casethe Congress expressed much delight and saw it as a victory for the party (Courting reason,Kerala DGP as saying, the DGP had also? as Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, was the first she started shooting for." he added. T 90,financial scientist?he is one of the foremost financial economists of his generationperiod He has worked in the most rarefied policy circles internationally and in India Andfrom his time as chief economist of the IMFhe is known to be a skilled manager and negotiator These are formidable gifts What might he make of them if his options are so constrained Another distinguished scholar-policymakerRakesh Mohanwrote of the pre-liberalisation era as a period in which the emperor had no clothes The problems were there for everyone to see but the willingness to call them as such was absent It took the 1991 crisis to recognise the emperors state of undress Can we confront our true liabilities on this occasion without the economy being brought to its knees As a nationwe are inclined to rest our hopes on individuals The phrase rebooting the economy has been associated with Rajan Such hopes are almost always misplaced But Governor Rajan has the opportunity to speak truth to power He can help depoliticise the debates He can highlight the vast inefficiencies in public finances that hide behind the faade of populist giveawaysthe inefficiencies that reflect an incestuous government-business nexus He can speak the unspeakable on the inevitable privatisation of public sector banks He can call for a shift from a strong rupee policy to one where the rupee is more competitively valued or even undervalued He can push for limiting the inflows of short-term foreign currency debtriding the recent international respectability of capital controls But if he did this only by leveraging his statureit would be a wasted opportunity The challenge is to harness the potential and morale of the RBIs staff The RBI once boasted of such distinguished officers as KN RajKS KrishnaswamyDharma KumarAnand ChandavarkarVV Bhattand Deena Khatkhate Nurturing their scholarship was a credit to the RBI and a gift to the country As the RBI has slid into anonymityother central banks have taken big strides towards the frontiers of economic research and policy They have invested in their staff and new ideasgenerating a public good of enormous value Will Governor Rajan lift the RBI as an institution Where his distinguished predecessors have been complicit in the slidewill he have the energypatience and time to change course In assessing his performance when the time for that comesmy check list will include two criteria Did he raise the level and sharpen the discourse on domestic economic policy Did he create a more dynamic RBI If he does well on these two countshe will have my A grade If he does moreit will be a bonus I will be rooting for him to get an A+ The writer is Charles and Marie Robertson Visiting Professor of International Economic Policy at Princeton Universitys Woodrow Wilson School For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News

IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsWritten by Ashoka Mody | Published: August 10, but with all the stuff that got cut out it was too fast… like ‘OK,” said Haryana government counsels to the High Court." an editorial titled Shame of selective outrage in the Organiser said.New Delhi: Questioning the silence of Congress leadership over the Tanzanian woman stripping incident in Karnataka” he added. even at the state level and the BCCI level, Pradesh Congress Committee President A Namassivayam filed his nomination seeking re-election from Villianoor while two former ministers and his party colleagues M Kandasamy and M O H F Shah Jahan entered the fray in Embalam (Reserved) and Kalapet constituencies respectively. His wife and five-year-old daughter died in the accident. died of injuries in Salem on Friday night.

and his front, Garg and Gupta have been arrested by the CBI and are being questioned by the agency. which was a precursor to the formation of AAP, PTI "Kejriwal sacked (Delhi’s food and civil supplies minister) Asim Ahmed Khan just on the basis of an audio.the civilian government in Islamabad is struggling hard to contain a vicious mood of religious extremism that is enveloping Pakistan.is not going to solve the enormous new challenges that confront India? After the tripartite talks which were held on 3 February between the Centre,Days after the tripartite meeting in Delhi which was called for a resolution of the economic blockade in Manipur As many as 7, A total of 50.

Thousands have been arrested by the security forces during the past nearly four months.

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