“India’s urban agenda will constitute one of the defining projects of the 21st century,” Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri told the High Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development in New York on Wednesday.
The government’s bank recapitalisation scheme may have some technical merits. The previous government, with an unconscionable combination of cronyism and inability to assess risk, had left the banking system in a deep mess.
Over the past few weeks, a ferocious disagreement has raged between several Indian economists. The heart of the matter concerns the impacts of demonetisation and the goods and services tax (GST) on India’s broader economy. Let me be clear that I use the word disagreement rather than debate advisedly.
Tackling e-waste: UNSW's Indo-Australian scientist offers to help India
Indo-Australian scientist Veena Sahajwalla, whose pioneering invention of the world’s first micro factory to tackle e-waste has generated global attention, says the technology can be deployed in areas of Delhi like Seelampur and Mayapuri, home to hundreds of MSMEs, to help ‘kabadiwallas’, the traditional waste collect