Must Read News Articles-July 6th 2019



Vaiko gets one-year jail term for sedition

In a rare conviction for sedition, Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK) general secretary Vaiko was sentenced to a prison term of one year by a special court for elected representatives in Chennai on Friday for a speech he had made in July 2009.

Opposition bats for freedom of press

Opposition parties have moved a motion in the Rajya Sabha to hold a debate on “how to strengthen freedom of press”.

SC seeks responses from Centre, UIDAI

A Supreme Court Bench led by Justice S.A. Bobde ordered the Centre and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), the nodal Aadhaar authority, to respond to a writ petition challenging the new Aadhaar Ordinance and Regulations


Union Budget 2019-20: Bucks for the banks

The Union Budget is hoping to spur the economy by revitalising the financial sector

Choosing the long view

The Budget is part of the longer-term creation of a new India, and continues with the vision of the previous tenure

Searching for reform signals

While the Budget shows commitment to fiscal consolidation, there are very few measures that can steer the economy to acceleration

The macro does not gel with the micro

The Budget describes with admirable practicality what we would like to see in India, but it is not convincing on how we can have the growth to afford the same

A Budget that goes nowhere

There is little in the Budget that is likely to boost domestic private investment. There are neither any incentives for private investment nor support for public investment.

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