suggests that the government should stop worrying about the latest quarterly growth figure and focus instead on the right kind of structural reforms.
One of the unintended consequences of the initiatives in Jammu & Kashmir is fresh tensions centre-state relations. This needs to change if the imperatives of economic reform are to be met, says the first edit here
The changed constitutional and administrative scenario in Kashmir may not bring the conflict to a conclusion, but it undeniably presents a historic opportunity to develop a unique bond between India and Kashmir, say Harsh V Pant & Vinay Kaura here
The power of the government “to issue directions” can be intoxicating for a regulator but holds out the possibility of overreach, says Somasekhar Sundaresan here
Quote of the day
‘ I'm confident that the recent changes made in Jammu-Kashmir & Ladakh … will enable the people to access & enjoy the same rights, same privileges & same facilities as their fellow citizens in the rest of the country’