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Today’s Important Editorials 23rd May 2017 by IASToppers

Emerging frontiers for India-Russia ties; New coal linkage plan 'Shakti'; Paris Climate Agreement; 21st Panglong Union Peace Conference; Gandhi’s Idea of trusteeship; World should think twice before abolishing cash; GST rates; India’s growth story and Health
By IT's Selection Team
May 23, 2017

Contents

  • An unequal burden
  • The united states of Myanmar?
  • Nurture over nature
  • Minimum government?
  • Death of patronage?
  • Gandhi, The Economist
  • World should think twice before abolishing cash
  • Emerging frontiers for India-Russia ties
  • So far, the GST Council has got it right
  • Power play

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An unequal burden

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The Paris Climate Agreement recognises that all countries have responsibilities. However, the developed world needs to shoulder the major funding requirement

 

The united states of Myanmar?

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Various models of federalism are on the table at the Panglong conference

 

Nurture over nature

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Study indicates that genetic factors are not a key determinant in explaining stunting in Indian children

 

Minimum government?

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The NDA is yet to deliver on the promise of market reforms it made in 2014

 

Death of patronage?

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Voters are no longer swayed by freebies and symbolism

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Gandhi, The Economist

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His idea of trusteeship needs to be revisited in times of growing inequality

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World should think twice before abolishing cash

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Most arguments in favour of demonetisation don’t stand up to scrutiny, and those that do should raise other concerns

 

Emerging frontiers for India-Russia ties

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To resuscitate this atrophying relationship, focus on sunrise sectors such as quantum computing, Artificial Intelligence and cybersecurity

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So far, the GST Council has got it right

Context:

The new rates are not inflationary. The Council should fix lower rates for textiles and stiff rates for gold when it meets next

 

Power play

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SHAKTI is a welcome reform move but the Centre should closely watch over the health of existing coal-based power producers

 

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