Red Tapism

  • 'For rape I face 1 inspector, to set up a smallscale industry, I face 26,' Parrikar recalls IIM professor's remark July 2, 2014

    Panaji: Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar could land into a potential controversy for recalling a remark on red tapism. Addressing the Goa Chamber of Commerce and Industry's annual general body meeting on Saturday, Parrikar said, "An IIM professor told me that a student of his told him during an...
  • While commenting on red tape, Parrikar wades into controversy July 2, 2014

    Panaji: While talking about the red tape faced by those who want to start a new factory, Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar recounted a potentially controversial remark during a speech over the weekend. "An IIM professor told me that a student of his told him during an interaction, 'If I...
  • Kochi Metro: Red tapism costing Rs 40 lakh per day September 5, 2012

    Kochi: For each day that the Kochi Metro Rail project gets delayed, the cost of the project goes up by Rs 40 lakh, project head E Sreedharan said here on Tuesday. The ‘Metro Man’ blamed the bureaucrats for the indefinite procedural delay. “It is not the politicians but the bureaucrats...
  • End red-tapism for an effective Army: Antony February 4, 2009

    New Delhi: In a stunning admission, Defence Minister A K Antony has said that red-tapism is hindering India's military preparedness. "Modernisation of the Indian Army is long overdue. Even though the Government is earmarking huge budgets, it is not being fully reflected in our modernisation efforts. Allocation of funds for...