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For India’s Farmers, Budget 2018 Is Nothing but a Hoax

For India’s Farmers, Budget 2018 Is Nothing but a HoaxThe finance minister has made a big announcement on minimum support price, but he should make it clear whether all he is promising is to take the prices back to the UPA-II levels. In the three years since the NDA government promised doubling of farm incomes by… Read More »

Budget Focus on Infrastructure, Digital Education Cannot Work in a Vacuum

Budget Focus on Infrastructure, Digital Education Cannot Work in a VacuumThe finance minister has relied on grandiose announcements without making efforts to address the fundamental concerns of public education. The Union government has unprecedentedly merged elementary and secondary education, thereby diluting the provisions of the RTE Act. Credit: Reuters The 2018-19 Union Budget has failed to… Read More »