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Give It Up: MPs Don't Need Subsidised Snacks To Do Their Job

If a million Indian citizens can give up subsidised LPG cooking fuel connections, then surely a few hundred MPs can give up subsidised cooked food. Government subsidies are meant for those who cannot afford to pay the full price of a service or product. Surely, we MPs can offer to give up this subsidy (or a VVIP privilege if you will) to set right this anomaly.
20/07/2015 8:32 AM IST

Technology In Politics

Information is power, and the ability of technology to make information available at our fingertips has transformative potential, particularly for countries like India, where they can enable leap frogging across vast hurdles.
07/12/2014 2:40 PM IST