Views That Matter

Over the last 5 years there have been concerted attempts at providing a “friendly” climate for private capital to make large profits and for the rich to accumulate more wealth through that.
5 years ago, the Modi Government came to power on the promise of delivering “Achhe Din” to the people of India. The promise, however, was simultaneously made to two sets of people.
The task for the technical community – as we have discussed earlier in these columns – is to make sense of the new world that digital technologies are creating: from the new media to artificial intelligence. From production to consumption, the world is changing. How do we rework our social goals of...
The Modi govt.’s disastrous economic policies have pushed India into a furnace of joblessness. Latest CMIE data shows that the unemployment rate in India was 8.6% in the first week of February 2019. This is the highest level since September 2016, that is, in 127 weeks.
The Indian economy in the 70s and 80s were marked with moderate growth rates of 3 to 4% and registered up to 2% growth in employment .
Large sections of workers and employees voted for the BJP in the 2014 elections to the Parliament. They believed his promises of ‘achhe din’, development, employment generation, eradication of corruption etc.
[This analysis of the Modi Govt.’s policies on education is in two parts. Please see below Part II. To see Part I click here.]
[This analysis of the Modi Govt.’s policies on education is in two parts. Please see below Part I.]
The Kerala Budget 2019, presented on 31 January, a day before the Union Budget, has put the perspective of the working people in sharp focus while focussing on rebuilding the flood-ravaged State.
Our constitution guarantees a sovereign, socialist secular democratic republic, which is only right since it was the end product of a struggle that was as much against an unequal social order as against British rule.