Articles about Public Policy
01 Apr 2021
Within hours, Modi government rolls back small savings rate cut
Less than 12 hours after announcing a steep reduction in small savings interest rates, the government has scrapped the order, saying it was issued by oversight.
01 May 2020
With curbs, India could control new coronavirus cases by May-21
A paper by Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy has claimed India might make considerable gains in the next couple of weeks in the battle against coronavirus, and could potentially put a lid on new cases by May 21.
22 Apr 2020
Health Ministry launches Twitter service to answer questions around COVID-19
In a major development, the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched a Twitter service to address public concerns and queries around the novel coronavirus disease.
18 Jul 2019
Google's censored Chinese search engine has officially been shuttered
After months of flak, Google has officially confirmed that it has shuttered Project Dragonfly, the secretive effort to mark an entry into China.
13 Jul 2019
Five of the most well-known and successful alumni of IIM-Bangalore
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education and IIM-Bangalore (IIM-B) is considered one of the best ones.
28 Jun 2019
Twitter will not remove politicians' controversial tweets: Here's why
Twitter has long been serving as a place to strike open conversations, discussions, and debates.
22 Feb 2019
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey will not appear before parliamentary panel
Despite the Indian government summoning Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey to appear before the Parliamentary Committee on IT on February 25, Twitter has said that Dorsey will not attend the hearing.
09 Jan 2019
IAS topper Shah Faesal quits to protest against Kashmir killings
Shah Faesal, a Kashmiri IAS officer who topped the UPSC exam in 2010, has resigned as a civil services officer to protest against the "unabated killings" and "marginalization" of Indian Muslims in Jammu and Kashmir.
20 Dec 2018
Facebook gave user data access to 150 companies: Details here
Facebook had a rough year in terms of privacy, but even now, the problems for the social network don't seem to end.
05 Oct 2018
Pakistan cancels Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's lecture in Lahore
Amidst the chill in bilateral ties, Pakistan canceled at the last minute Indian envoy Ajay Bisaria's scheduled lecture at a training institute in Lahore for not taking prior permission from the Foreign Office, according to sources.
21 Aug 2018
Ex-President Pranab Mukherjee to be 'distinguished guest faculty' at IIM-Ahmedabad
Former President Pranab Mukherjee will be a distinguished guest faculty at Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and interact with students for six days over the next three months, the institute said today.
09 Mar 2018
"What has your family done for India?" Rahul left speechless
As part of his five-day Singapore-Malaysia visit, Congress President Rahul Gandhi attended a panel discussion at Singapore's prestigious Public Policy school.
08 Mar 2018
Rahul Gandhi in Singapore: Congress has a clean slate now
Congress President Rahul Gandhi yesterday began a five-day trip to Singapore and Malaysia. He plans to reach out to the Indian diaspora and will also meet the PMs of the two countries.
03 Nov 2017
American Senate confirms Kenneth Juster as US Ambassador to India
The US Senate voted unanimously to confirm Kenneth Juster, 62, as the next American Ambassador to India.
09 Aug 2017
Why this man showered Twitter with really hateful tweets
Twitter has been under fire lately for not curbing online hate and abuse.
30 Jul 2017
Pakistan: Are social media platforms blasphemy tools?
In Pakistan, social media networks like Facebook were once platforms where people could debate religion.
27 May 2017
US lawmakers urged to increase investments in India
Robert Orr, Professor and Dean of the University of Maryland's School of Public Policy apprised US lawmakers of the strides India is making toward development and clean energy.
15 Mar 2017
Rename railway station names with colonial imprints: Shiv Sena
On Tuesday, the Shiv Sena sought the renaming of 5 of Mumbai's railway stations, suggesting that they all have colonial imprints.