Tagged: The Hindu Editorial

Continental ties – India’s outreach to Africa 0

Continental ties – India’s outreach to Africa

India begins the heavy-lifting needed to transform economic partnerships in Africa The African Development Bank’s decision to hold its annual general meeting in India this month is a signal of the importance African countries...

Hack it if you can: EC’s challenge on EVMs 0

Hack it if you can: EC’s challenge on EVMs

The EC’s challenge to political parties to prove EVMs can be hacked is a welcome move The electronic voting machine has been under strong scrutiny ever since it was deployed in the 1990s. The...

Coal comeuppance: on coal block allocation case 0

Coal comeuppance: on coal block allocation case

The coal block allocation case may become a benchmark for other ongoing prosecutions It is arguably the logical consequence of the 2014 Supreme Court order declaring all coal block allocations made since 1993 illegal...

GST rates: welcome clarity, at last 0

GST rates: welcome clarity, at last

The challenge now will be to prevent the imposition of additional taxes The long wait for the new indirect tax rates that will apply to thousands of goods and services is finally over. The...

Upheld at The Hague: Pakistan must act responsibly 0

Upheld at The Hague: Pakistan must act responsibly

With the ICJ upholding India’s plea on Jadhav, Pakistan must grant consular access By winning a preliminary order from the International Court of Justice that prevents Pakistan from carrying out the execution of Indian...

The other debt issue: on the States’ finances 0

The other debt issue: on the States’ finances

The deterioration in the finances of the States needs to be urgently addressed For the first time in 11 years, in 2015-16 the combined fiscal deficit of India’s 29 States as a proportion of...

Held at ransom: on the recent ransomware attacks 1

Held at ransom: on the recent ransomware attacks

The malware attack this weekend must hasten moves towards global rules on cyber threats The menacing spread, starting last Friday, of the malicious software WannaCry, which has since infected thousands of computer systems in...

Timely refresh: on the growth of industrial output 0

Timely refresh: on the growth of industrial output

The data set revision for the IIP and WPI reflects a macroeconomic resilience The latest revisions to the base year for the Index of Industrial Production and the Wholesale Price Index reveal an overall...

Be scientific: on taking a call on GM mustard’s usage 0

Be scientific: on taking a call on GM mustard’s usage

On GM mustard for farms, the Centre must privilege reason over politics in taking the call With the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee, an Environment Ministry body that evaluates genetically modified crops, approving transgenic mustard...

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav 0

Saving Kulbhushan Jadhav

Pakistan’s adherence to international law will be under test in proceedings before the ICJ India’s decision to approach the International Court of Justice (ICJ) to stall the possible execution of Kulbhushan Sudhir Jadhav in...

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