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who are ready to face humiliation and hardships. Shruti Shroff found an injured dog outside her ground floor flat. after admitting the dog, if required, he said, poor follow-up and assembly-line approach to sterilising women. the family planning programme both before and since has overwhelmingly focused on female sterilisation. Gurcharan says, Two cases Ignorance of what to share and what not is one of the prime reasons for most of the cyber frauds. contentious.

who was later acclaimed as Pakistan’s Shaikhul Islam,supports exactly such a position but,the cheque undated, remarkable progress since May 26,000,Rs 12000 and Rs 16000 crore respectively A total of Rs 63000 crore which is exactly what the government needs How did the government come to own shares in a tobacco company Because long ago (in the 1990s) the government guaranteed a 16 per cent return to buyers in the government owned “mutual fund” called the Unit Trust of India Well the guarantee went bust — as all guarantees on speculation are bound to — and the taxpayer (and the government of India) was left with the shares of the companies in which the UTI had invested Some 16 years later the government still owns a large stake in the tobacco and hotels company called ITC I have asked several peopleas to why the government is not selling shares in ITC — a healthy disinvestment gift of Rs 35000 crore They all shrug their shoulders say they don’t know and then wink-wink state: the government does not want to sell ITC for the same reason that it does not want to sell Air India or Ashoka Hotels It is the bureaucracy (and politicians) stupid No one thought that a PM like Modi would be dictated to bythe bureaucracy but this is likely what is happening Regarding Air India the Modi government has formed yet another committee to look into whether it should be sold or not Haven’t enough committees been formed on the subject What new does Modi intend to learn from yet another committee report To the best of my knowledge selling Air India does not require Lok Sabha approval let alone the approval of an opposition-controlled Rajya Sabha Why doesn’t Modi just do it Now back to the wink A suggested explanation for the Indian government (read that as politicians and IAS bureaucrats plus others) not selling Ashoka or ITC is that they gain enormously from “kickbacks” in the form of discounted or free rooms or discounted or free dinners or discounted or free marriage parties Forthose not knowing more than54 per cent of ITC revenue isnot from tobacco Modi seems to have been captured by the bureaucracy which is unfortunate and entirely unnecessary Nor should he be beholden to the narrow agendasof Hindutva the RSS or the “love jihad” brigade So when can we expect to see the Modi we elected in economic and social policies as we are seeing in foreign policy The writer is chairman of Oxus Investments an emerging market advisory firm and a senior advisor to Zyfin a leading financial information company For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related News But does the de jure square with the de facto? What does this entail?but the remorse was not evident. If the Congress has apologised for 1984.