Maharashtra: Higher government spending = Better education?

In his speech at the state assembly this budget session, Maharashtra education minister Vinod Tawde started off by quoting the poet Galib, “Umra bhar Galib yahi bhool karta raha, dhool chehre pe thi, aur aina saaf karta raha.” The minister was referring to the focus of his education policy. Since Maharashtra has a ‘no detention policy’ […]

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SoftBank Chief Promises More Money for India

Japan-headquartered SoftBank, which has pumped in $2 billion into Indian startups, will step-up such investments as it potentially sees the country driving the global growth in this century, the group’s chief executive Masayoshi Son said in New Delhi on Saturday. “The time has come when the Indian economy will be big enough going forward,” Son […]