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Challenges associated with domestic workers in India

Challenges associated with domestic workers in India

Aug 08,2017 , 09:30 PM IST | Hans
The recent case of a minor girl in Noida being accused of stealing; and the counter allegations of her ill-treatment are the latest in a long list of incidents involving domestic workers and questions of the rights of such workers.
States’ fiscal deficit on the rise

States’ fiscal deficit on the rise

Aug 02,2017 , 12:23 AM IST | Hans
How much of fiscal deficit is right? Fiscal deficit is bridged by market borrowing and central bank printing fresh currency (monetization), if necessary. (To a limited extent, FD is important as the Government’s ability to help growth and welfare increases).
Need for lateral entry into Civil Services

Need for lateral entry into Civil Services

Jul 26,2017 , 12:32 AM IST | Hans
Good governance is basic to all reforms and changes in society. Given the significance of the bureaucracy in India’s development, some of the major changes need to be incorporated in order to improve the bureaucracy’s efficiency and performance.
Need for a new India national textile policy

Need for a new India national textile policy

Jul 19,2017 , 12:58 AM IST | Hans
Almost three centuries ago India was the richest country dominating the world economy with textile exports. However, lapses in our policies and certain decisions in those years allowed the British to rule upon us. 
Making prescription of generic drugs mandatory

Making prescription of generic drugs mandatory

Jul 11,2017 , 11:58 PM IST | Hans
In a widely publicised speech on April 17, Prime Minister Narendra Modi indicated that the government may bring in a legal framework under which doctors will have to prescribe generic medicines.
An insight into India’s Energy Transformation

An insight into India’s Energy Transformation

Jun 20,2017 , 11:48 PM IST | Hans
India has gained global attention for its ambitious clean energy targets. India is now expected to play a major role in global energy transformation, by maintaining its own pledges, holding to account the developed world and thus, building global confidence.
Decoding Jobless Growth in India

Decoding Jobless Growth in India

Jun 08,2017 , 10:11 PM IST | Hans
Growth should be inclusive and sustainable. One of the crucial determinant of the same is it should be employment intensive. India has witnessed service of the economy and this has resulted in less job intensive growth. Further there are issues in policy orientations.
Demystifying new Index for Industrial Production (IIP)

Demystifying new Index for Industrial Production (IIP)

Jun 01,2017 , 09:57 PM IST | Hans
You all know that GDP measures the overall activity (production) in the Indian Economy. But is there any index which specifically captures the industrial activity in the Indian Economy? Yes, this index is known as Index of Industrial Production (IIP).
An analysis of India-Africa relationships

An analysis of India-Africa relationships

May 29,2017 , 09:39 PM IST | Hans
In the global geopolitics India needs to effectively engage with all countries across the world for engagement on multiple fronts. Africa as a dark continent is emerging as global theatre for all major powers for resources and power play. India has its task cut out though with historical ties. Importance of Africa:
Poverty line and its associated concepts and issues

Poverty line and its associated concepts and issues

May 15,2017 , 05:19 AM IST | Hans
Some have dominant access to resources while some are deprived of resources. Situation is no different now.
China Belt and Road Initiative for international cooperation

China Belt and Road Initiative for international cooperation

May 11,2017 , 01:55 AM IST | Hans
Since 2013, the ‘One Belt, One Road’ (OBOR) initiative has become the centerpiece of China’s economic diplomacy. The essence of OBOR is to promote regional and cross-continental connectivity between China and Eurasia. 
An analysis of generic medicines in India

An analysis of generic medicines in India

May 09,2017 , 10:42 PM IST | Hans
Generic medicines in India have received a new impetus with Prime Minister Modi himself advocating the usage of these medicines. Doctors will now be required to prescribe generic formulations of medicines, as opposed to specific brands. The Prime Minister has announced that prescription of medicines by their generic names will be mandatory.
NITI Aayog’s vision to transform economy

NITI Aayog’s vision to transform economy

May 08,2017 , 10:17 PM IST | Hans
India’s top think tank Niti Aayog with an aim of transforming India in fifteen years, has envisioned an ambitious agenda for the country to be achieved by 2032.
Understanding resource mobilisation through capital markets

Understanding resource mobilisation through capital markets

May 05,2017 , 11:26 PM IST | Hans
Mobilisation of Resources can be either for short term or for long term.  Economy consists of huge number of enterprises and individuals, requirements of all of them differ. Some have surplus cash to save, while some other needs cash.  Some firms/individuals wants to make good there short term liquidity requirements, some wants money for long term capital investment.
NITI Aayog vision for higher economic growth:  Part- II

NITI Aayog vision for higher economic growth: Part- II

May 04,2017 , 12:17 AM IST | Hans
The Indian government claims that public expenditure has taken the place of private investment in driving growth in the current phase. However, this phase has also witnessed fiscal consolidation with the fiscal and revenue deficit brought down to 3.5 percent and 2.1 percent of GDP, respectively, in 2016-17. 
NITI Aayog vision for higher  Indian economic growth -  Part-I

NITI Aayog vision for higher Indian economic growth - Part-I

May 02,2017 , 10:32 PM IST | Hans
Belief in economic growth has come to be seen as a solution for all India’s social and political problems, including poverty, social exclusion and environmental degradation. Top government economists believe that for India, in order to transform itself and attain the desired level of economic and social outcomes, requires higher and sustainable growth in coming years. 
An insight into long-term finance banks

An insight into long-term finance banks

Apr 28,2017 , 10:41 PM IST | Hans
As the financial sector grows, apart from a number of universal banks, experts say it may be useful to have differentiated banks focusing on different areas and developing competence.
India’s role as a member of International Energy Agency

India’s role as a member of International Energy Agency

Apr 28,2017 , 12:28 AM IST | Hans
In an effort to reflect the rising role of non-OECD economies with major impact on the global energy market, the IEA introduced the “association” status in 2015. Since its inception, China, Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Morocco, and now India have become associated with the IEA.
Understanding the mobilisation of resources from banking

Understanding the mobilisation of resources from banking

Apr 25,2017 , 10:52 PM IST | Hans
Types of Banks, RBI classify banks as:Commercial Banks refer to both scheduled and non-scheduled commercial banks which are regulated under Banking Regulation Act, 1949. State Bank of India and its Associates, Other Nationalized Banks, Foreign Banks,
Time to revamp the Indian Foreign Service

Time to revamp the Indian Foreign Service

Apr 21,2017 , 10:23 PM IST | Hans
One of the most awaited examinations in India is the civil services examination, wherein thousands of aspirants apply every year to try their luck at the elite government jobs, mainly the IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IFS (Indian Foreign Service) and the IPS (Indian Police Service) among others.
Agricultural Produce Marketing Act and related issues

Agricultural Produce Marketing Act and related issues

Apr 20,2017 , 11:05 PM IST | Hans
Marketing and trade activity comes as a part of the value chain for any commodity and yet it is the most important determinant for all other activities.  
Demystifying FRBM Act in India

Demystifying FRBM Act in India

Apr 19,2017 , 11:03 PM IST | Hans
The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 (FRBMA) is an Act of the Parliament of India to institutionalize financial discipline, reduce India’s fiscal deficit, improve macroeconomic management and the overall management of the public funds by moving towards a balanced budget and strengthen fiscal prudence.
Historical background of the Constitution

Historical background of the Constitution

Apr 14,2017 , 10:23 PM IST | Hans
The British came to India in 1600. The company obtained the “Diwani” of Bengal, Bihar and Orissa in 1765. Historical background of the Indian Constitution
Understanding Triple Talaq

Understanding Triple Talaq

Apr 14,2017 , 12:28 AM IST | Hans
Imagine living with the mental insecurity those years of your marital alliance can be ended just by the utterance of three words. That's exactly what Indian Muslim women feel. The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) recently told the Supreme Court that the court had no jurisdiction to hear petition challenging the practices of triple talaq, nikah halala and polygamy.
Reasons behind stagnating female labour-force participation in India

Reasons behind stagnating female labour-force participation in India

Apr 12,2017 , 11:02 PM IST | Hans
Globally, about half of all women work, and recent increases in rates of female labour force participation have contributed to a falling gender gap in employment in many countries.  Yet, in India, trends in women’s participation in the market economy are moving in the opposite direction.
India’s low HDI rank and associated concerns

India’s low HDI rank and associated concerns

Apr 11,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
Human Development Index (HDI) is an important development index released by United Nations Human Development Programme. It serves as a crucial index for social parameters and thus helps guide nation’s w.r.t. policy actions and guidelines.
How ballot shifted from paper to EVM

How ballot shifted from paper to EVM

Mar 31,2017 , 11:54 PM IST | Hans
Leaders who lost recent Assembly Elections including Mayawati, the BSP President alleged that the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs), were managed in favour of the BJP and demanded the a paper ballot election, following her crushing defeat in Uttar Pradesh Assembly election, a demand also backed by Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav.
Understanding the National Health Policy 2017

Understanding the National Health Policy 2017

Mar 30,2017 , 11:49 PM IST | Hans
Health is one of basic need of any emerging nation. Especially basic and fundamental health care is a determinant in a nation’s growth and progress. It is in this background that a policy document is necessary to guide resource mobilization, allocation and prioritization.
A debate on Presidential system in India

A debate on Presidential system in India

Mar 29,2017 , 11:45 PM IST | Hans
The system of government under which man lives is fundamental to his being. Government is behind every evil in society, and every virtue. It shapes a society's character. A good government allows individuals to become honest and virtuous; a bad one makes them wicked and corrupt. 
Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Why Aadhaar bill tabled as the money bill

Mar 29,2017 , 12:03 AM IST | Hans
The Supreme Court will begin hearing final arguments next month on a writ petition challenging the validity of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial & Other Subsidies, Benefits & Services) Act, 2016 — or the Aadhaar Act.