Pages tagged with Gs Vijay Kumar

Come elections and our political leaders start announcing grandiose schemes and there is a veritable race among leaders to dole out more and more freebies to win votes. The big question is – Who is going to fund this expenditure? The state government’s finances are not in good sha...
According to the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), delayed environmental clearances, land issues, quality of governance, slow decision making process, corruption, poor infrastructure as well as high transaction costs are some of the reasons for pessimism in the entrepreneurial c...
, those who are opposing the entry of global retail giants seem to be oblivious of the fact that consumers benefit substantially from these stores in terms of quality of goods as well as price. Even now, some of these large format domestic retailers offer a standard discount of 7 % o...
There is an age old saying “Charity begins at home”. Why not create a pool of doctors drawn from only reserved quota for treating our ministers as well as members of parliaments and state legislatures. This should be the first step in reservation.
After brain drain, we seem to be in for an entrepreneurial/ capital drain. Many of the leading homegrown businessmen and industrialists of the country, hitherto considered to be the engines of economic growth, seem to be frustrated and tired of the domestic happenings and are now lo...
FDI brings in not only scarce capital for infrastructure, but also modern marketing techniques and inventory management skills. Guesstimates suggest that the size of our current retail market is around US$ 500 billion which may expand to US$ 800 billion by 2013 and further to US$ 1....
Research is essential and indispensable for making advancements in almost every activity. Research has contributed in no small measure to the development of mankind, especially in science and technology, health, pharmaceuticals, economics etc. Although research results appear to be pr...
Now, we have a domicile certificate issued by the state. In a few years from now, we will have a domicile certificate that will be issued by a city/ district and finally another domicile issued by a locality/ area
India has progressed in many areas since the 1990's, thanks to liberalization. However, we still need to do a lot so that the fruits of liberalization is percolated down to the poorer sections of the society.
It is said that “what is good for the palate is not good for the health and what is good for the health is not good for the palate”. However, in the case of organic food, this is not valid as organic food is not only tastier but also more nutritious as it does not contain chemical...
Online voting will considerably increase voter participation, especially among the urban class. When technology can be safely used for Banking, Railways and Airlines ticketing, Securities trading and Online shopping, it is time we started using technology for exercising franchise too....
Who is responsible for governing India? A) The Central Government B) The Congress Party C) Supreme Court of India D) None of the above If this question were to be asked by Amitabh Bachchan in the next round of Kaun Banega Crorepati, remember to lock your answer on “C” Supreme ...
Whilst it is true that the Government of the day is responsible for the governance of the country, it has failed miserably in this area and as a result, the courts have been forced to intervene on many occasions and carry out the affairs of the government.
No child wants to be deprived of his childhood by working as child labourer. Many of them blame their alcoholic and illiterate parents for their predicament. Child labour is a complex problem with far- reaching ramifications
The opposition’s attack of the government over its decision to allow Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the retail sector, 51% in multi-brand retail and 100% in single brand retail, seems to be skewed and meaningless. The opposition’s main argument against the government’s move ...
Wikinut is a place where you can write a simple page as well as a star page as you get to know the techniques of spicing up with some catchy images and special formatting. I have many friends at Wikinut whose articles I love to follow, and this is a way I can follow them from my blo...
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