Modi Government
The Ease of Doing Business

Posted on 01 November, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The World Bank has upped India’s ranking in the Ease of Doing Business by twelve positions. Last month the World Economic Forum had similarly upgraded India. Even though the push up numerically is modest, it marks the reversal of an adverse trend. Consi.....

A manufactured revolt – Politics by other means:

Posted on 14 October, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The death by lynching of a member of minority community at Dadri was extremely unfortunate and condemnable. No right thinking person can ever rationalise and condone such an action. Such incidents bring a bad name to the country. Subsequent to this incide.....

The impact of the Prime Minister’s international visits:

Posted on 27 September, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The Prime Minister’s visit to the United States of America and his interaction at the West Coast is yet another milestone in India’s increased stature internationally. The Prime Minister’s visits have created an unprecedented impact. Packed stadiums.....

THE LAND ORDINANCE – The obvious answers:

Posted on 01 September, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

The Ordinance to amend ‘The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act 2013’ has lapsed on 31stAugust, 2015. The Bill to replace the Ordinance is pending for consideration before the Standing .....

The fall of UPA’s crony capitalism – A year of reform

Posted on 25 May, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

Look back at the situation that existed a year ago before the NDA Government headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed office. The Government wanted to centralize power in its own hands rather than promote non-discretionary and rule-based governance......

Amendments to the Land Acquisition Law – The Real Picture

Posted on 04 January, 2015 , No Comments Comments admin

On December 31, 2014, the Government promulgated the ordinance to amend some provisions of the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation (Amendment) Act, 2013. What was the need to amend the 2013 law .....

2014 – The Year of Challenges and Reforms

Posted on 31 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

2014 was one of the most challenging years for India. For two consecutive years our GDP growth was sub 5 per cent. Employment generation had declined, the revenue buoyancy was low and the country had become investment starved. The 2014 general election re.....

Stray Thoughts

Posted on 28 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

I complete 62 years today. The NDA Government has completed its’ seven months. What are my priorities in the days to come? Obviously, the first priority has to be to arrest the slowdown in growth and radically improve the investments environment. The .....

Supplementary Demands for Grants for the year 2014-15

Posted on 11 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

Read my response given in Lok Sabha on December 10, 2014 with respect to Supplementary Demands for Grants for the year 2014-15. http://bit.ly/1yTbwiH.....

Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014

Posted on 02 December, 2014 , No Comments Comments admin

Read my response in Rajya Sabha with respect to Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Bill, 2014. http://bit.ly/1whKe5X.....

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