Awry forecasts, but IMD sticks to models: (The Hindu)
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) will review the computer models it used for preparing forecasts this year, but is unlikely to make any dramatic corrections.
The numbers game: (The Hindu, Editorial)
The India Meteorological Department needs to better tailor its forecast for farmers.
Missing the point of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan: (Live Mint, Editorial)
The government should put greater emphasis on behaviour change than construction of toilets.
Justice Rohini to head sub-categorisation panel: (The Hindu)
President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday appointed a commission to examine the sub-categorisation of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) to ensure that the more backward among the communities can access the benefits of reservation.
India and Neighbors
Chauvinist winds over India: (The Hindu, Editorial)
The response to the Rohingya crisis is just one of many manifestations of a growing gracelessness.
Effects of developed and developing countries policies
India and Djibouti’s geopolitical scrum: (Indian Express, Editorial)
With President Kovind’s visit, Delhi seems ready, at last, to jockey for influence in the Horn of Africa.
Premium trains run with empty seats: (The Hindu)
Flight tickets are often cheaper than the fares in these services, thanks to the flexi fare system.
Tackling the economic slowdown: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Greater public investment must now flow into the repair and reconstruction of infrastructure.
The cost of electricity: (The Hindu, Editorial)
What India needs to do for reliability, security and affordability of electric supply.
Powerful challenge: (Indian Express, Editorial)
Taking electricity to every household is a great idea. It will need to be done without imperiling the health of discoms.
The fiscal myth: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Government spending is not a magic wand to revive the economy.
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