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Tejinder Singh Bedi

Tejinder Singh Bedi

Former technocrattsbedi@gmail.com
Author is a people management cum CSR adviser, freelance journalist and a passionate singer.

By Tejinder Singh Bedi

On Mother's Day: Why every regular mom is a true 'rajmata' of her home

I witnessed five generations of motherhood, from my great grandmother to my wife and daughter. I know being a mother and running a home is a true test of individual skills and team spirit.

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What government needs to do to promote electric cars

It will fight both pollution and congestion on roads.

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My wife was cheated of Rs 40k in a bank fraud. What are RBI's rules for?

Beware of banks.

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Government opening lateral entry into India's civil services is good, but it needs to do more

It must also help officials move into the private sector with ease.

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EC needs to do more than just blame the heat wave for malfunctioning EVMs and VVPATs

The issue drives a stake through the very heart of our democracy.

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Why looking beyond wage code for labour is important

Occupational safety needs to consolidate parallel, overriding or conflicting provisions under various legislations.

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Karnataka verdict exposed how the position of governor is compromised

With coalition politics here to stay, it is important to ensure the office is not misused for making and breaking holy and unholy alliances.

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What poor recovery rate of NPAs says about public sector banks

An 80-90 per cent deficit in the recovery of bad loans for four years straight highlights connivance between banks and some 'preferred customers'.

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Why nobody cares about hunger strikes anymore

It's time we realise that fasts, whether indefinite or symbolic, have to give way to better forms of protests.

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Allowing mother’s name in driving licence is not enough to end gender inequality

Such ornamental changes would actually work only if the status of women is strengthened in the first place.

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Why CVC's move to track corrupt bureaucrats through Aadhaar will not work

All bank deposits above Rs 50,000 have since long required PAN card details, and even then failed to control the growth of black money.

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Why Supreme Court asked how can convicts barred from electoral politics decide candidates

It is strange that even 70 years after Independence we are continuing to live with such loopholes in laws.

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Why Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade is a dud

Not all well-meaning citizens will appreciate the social activist's repeated indefinite hunger strikes.

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SC is right to pull up government: Linking Aadhaar with pension is wrong

It's not a subsidy, as the apex court observed.

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Why SC verdict on social security of 4 crore construction workers is welcome

The first step should be to cover the entire workforce of the construction sector under the provisions of the Employees State Insurance Act.

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PNB fraud: Why seeking passport details for loans above Rs 50 crore won't help

The finance ministry should ensure that smaller frauds too are detected to make the banking system secure.

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Supreme Court verdict allowing Indians the right to die with dignity is momentous

Apex court has ruled that passive euthanasia is permissible with guidelines.

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Cost overrun of over Rs 2 lakh crore due to delayed projects needs urgent fixing

Projects that are identified as delayed or headed for cost escalation should be reprioritised and pushed for early completion.

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Economic outlook may look good but why India can't take it for granted

We are still far behind both China and the US in absolute terms and constant bank frauds need urgent fixing.

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A common man's wishlist for PM Modi to fix the rot in India's banking system

The basic aim of this exercise should be to eliminate the 'ease of doing embezzlements' by the corrupt and the corruptible.

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Why Indian banks allow loot by a Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya

Names of all wilful defaulters must be made public by all the banks to stop them from duping other private lending agencies.

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SC asking election candidates to declare asset source is not enough

Political parties must come together to devise ways to build a transparent system to ensure the use of black money in elections is stopped.

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Why a bank in Punjab is refusing a schizophrenia patient his pension

It is now 15 months since every penny due to him as pensionary benefit has failed to reach his account.

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How government has failed senior citizens like me

Let's examine the tax benefits that the elderly actually got in the 2018 Budget.

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Arun Jaitley's Budget 2018 is politically wise and economically cautious

The interest of senior citizens, however, does not seem to have been addressed holistically.

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Budget 2018: Modi government must deliver on its promises

Faster growth, creation of jobs and doubling farmers' income by 2022 are areas awaiting government action.

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Why Rahul Gandhi is wrong in taking a dig at Modi over 1% rich owning 73% of India’s wealth

The glaring inequalities have existed for centuries and a government which has just come to power can't wish it away overnight.

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Stock markets won't help, Indians need better interests on their savings

Interest rates on saving schemes such as the Public Provident Fund and Kisan Vikas Patra have been falling consistently.

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Budget 2018: GDP growth to slump to 4-year-low is bad news for Modi government

According to Central Statistical Organisation data, economic growth is expected to slow down to 6.5 per cent in 2017-18.

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Supreme Court judges revolt: Why all Indians must feel threatened

It is strange that the judiciary tasked with protecting citizens' right fears a violation of its own rights.

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