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Power Sector Back to Minus Square One

Madhav Godbole AS the saying goes, a new broom sweeps cleaner. But this is obviously not true in the case of the powe r sector in India. The cobwebs of warped thinking on crucial economic issues among various political parties coupled with their past political baggage of dubious merit have made it impossible for the new power minister to sweep at alI, leave aside sweeping clean. Otherwise, the announcement by the new union power minister, R Kumara- mangalam, made with a great deal of bravado, about promulgation of an ordinance for setting up of regulatory authorities at the centre and the states would not have met with such resistance in some states.

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