Eco & Pol Notes Archive

Railway Privatisation :A shameful sell-out

As a part of the privatization of railways, the government decided to allow private companies to run trains in designated […]

Uttar Pradesh:Who is failing the Students?

The Board of High School and Intermediate Education declared results of board examinations for classes 10 and 12 in April […]

MSMEs: High sounding Promises but Bank credit shrinks

The manufacturing sector is has not recovered from the shock inflicted on it by demonetization and GST.[…]

Rajasthan: Infant Deaths in State -run Hospitals

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) in a study observed that “the available information … and reports […]

Exit RCEP – Enter US

On November 4, India announced its decision to exit the negotiations on the proposed Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)[….]

Yet another Bill with Draconian Provisions

the  BJP government has decided to spy on any or all of its citizens to achieve its political gains …with […]

Patriarchal Revenge – Feudal Retribution

As the disha case again showed, repeated failure of the government to provide safety for women coupled with delayed action […]

Maharashtra :The Farce that is Indian Democracy

The post-election happenings in Maharashtra demonstrated that to what low level the Indian parliamentary politics can stoop down.[..]

Demonetisation still haunting Our Lives

It is three years since Narendra Modi struck the nation with demonetization,..[..]

R.C.E.P Trade Deal : Surrender of National Interests

If the RECP agreement is signed by India, most immediate impact would be on the dairy sector.[…]

Private Companies Make Their Moves into India’s Dairy Market

Private equity firms are playing a key role in facilitating the corporate take-over of India’s dairy sector.[..]

The Intensifying Menace of Right Reactionary Intolerance of Our Rulers

The administration of JNU too wanted to prove its loyalty to these communal forces in Power.[..]