Sebi amends norms for REITs

• Sebi has amended REITs and InvITs regulations to facilitate the growth of such trusts. • As per the amendments, REITs and InvITs will now have to provide a mechanism for resolution of disputes with their shareholders and partners in…

Heed the federal framework

• Most federations in the world have arrangements for the mobilisation and devolution of resources. In India, the Constitution provides for the appointment of a Finance Commission every five years to recommend methodology to share resources such that the fiscal…

Building India’s talent base

• India’s rank of 103rd position in the recent World Economic Forum ranking of 130 nations on the preparedness of talent was just another indication of the skills challenge. • In just five years, the government’s skill gap analysis report…

Facing the future of development

• The recent spate of peasant protests across wide swathes of the country points sharply to the unjust folly and sheer unviability of the path of development that India has embraced, especially in the reform era since the late 1980s.…