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The nature of Indian Ministership

In parliamentary systems fashioned after the Westminster system, the prime minister is the presiding and actual head of government and head of the executive branch. That means a Prime Minister is only legally responsible to functioning of executive branch and nothing more. 2,185 more words

Democracy

The Accidental Prime Minister

The book is a must read for anyone who wants to know how a government works. It offers an acute insight into the functioning of PMO. 221 more words

India

Ways India Has Changed Since Liberalization 25 Years Ago - WSJ

Twenty-five years ago this week, India unshackled private industry and embraced foreign investment, ending four decades of socialist self-reliance and making a major bid to reclaim its place as an economic power. 570 more words

Economics

S.H.Raza’s death marks the sunset of India’s “Progressives”

India has lost one of its greatest modern painters with the death yesterday of Syed Haidar Raza, who was 94. He was a leading member of the Bombay-based Progressives Artists’ Group of the late 1940s and 1950s that now dominates the top end of the Indian art market, and his passing marks the gradual closing of a chapter in the country’s post-independence art history. 945 more words

India

My top most priority is to deal with India’s massive social and economic problems, so that chronic poverty, ignorance and disease can be conquered in a reasonably short period of time. 7 more words

Manmohan Singh

Kashmir gets out of hand

Kashmir gets out of hand

Funerals of militants have become a public expression of rage and alienation in Kashmir. While the Union home ministry’s official estimate for the number of militants in the Valley is now a little less than 200, against over 3,500 in the 1990s, the army and paramilitary report an unprecedented rise in local support to insurgency. 115 more words