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Betting on solar Analyses & Assessments

Betting on solar

In October 2017, State Bank of India, sanctioned loans worth $357 million to seven companies for installations of solar rooftops with aggregate...

Record high oil imports Analyses & Assessments

Record high oil imports

India’s oil imports have hit a record high in September 2017 as the nation imported 4.83 million barrels per day (bpd) of oil..

Reviving Indian economy Analyses & Assessments

Reviving Indian economy

The Indian economy continues to struggle as its growth has diminished in 2017. The International Monetary Fund has downgraded its growth rate for...

Inflation vs Interest Analyses & Assessments

Inflation vs Interest

The Reserve Bank of India kept has key repo interest rates unchanged as they have forecasted that widely inflation would accelerate beyond its 4%...

Island of calm Analyses & Assessments

Island of calm

Located roughly three hours from New Delhi & Neemrana, an industrial estate in Rajasthan, provides Japanese companies with largely uninterrupted...

Relocating F-16 Production to India Analyses & Assessments

Relocating F-16 Production to India

Lockheed Martin announced in advance of a U.S. visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi that it had struck a joint-venture agreement with Tata...

Will GST cause chaos? Analyses & Assessments

Will GST cause chaos?

On 1st July 2017 India will adopt the Goods and Service Tax, a new tax code, which would turn India into a single market. As India approaches the...

Market access vs manufacturing Analyses & Assessments

Market access vs manufacturing

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi came into power, he vowed to companies and businesses in India and across the world that India will become a...

Hard negotiations Analyses & Assessments

Hard negotiations

head of Modi visit, a group of US lawmakers have backed medical device makers by urging India to reconsider its decision to reduce prices of heart...

Make families pay        Analyses & Assessments

Make families pay

From July 1 of this year, Saudi Arabia will be collecting a new tax from expatriates and their dependents. The tax, which has been called ‘family tax...

India-Middle East - A New Dimension Analyses & Assessments

India-Middle East - A New Dimension

On 10th June, at Synergia forum, a talk was given by Ambassador Talmiz Ahmad centering on ‘Turmoil and Terror in West Asia, PS Raghavan gave his...

Coca Cola the agriculture investor Analyses & Assessments

Coca Cola the agriculture investor

The world renowned beverage company, Coca Cola is all set to invest Rs 11,000 crore rupees in the next five years in the agricultural ecosystem of...

India’s Energy Targets Achieved by China? Analyses & Assessments

India’s Energy Targets Achieved by China?

As India trails its journey towards a renewable energy program, the Country’s biggest solar equipment makers are undergoing a financial loss because...

Is India’s Economy Still Clocking In? Analyses & Assessments

Is India’s Economy Still Clocking In?

The Shock Therapy induced by the Narendra Modi’s government on Novemder 8th, 2017 cut 86 % of cash circulation overnight which deeply affected...

Foreign Policy through a ‘Security Prism’? Analyses & Assessments

Foreign Policy through a ‘Security Prism’?

Australia was prevented from participating in the ‘multi-lateral’ exercises, commonly known as ‘Exercise Malabar’. The naval exercises were executed...

Cattle trade ban Analyses & Assessments

Cattle trade ban

On 29 May 2017, the countrywide protest against the Centre's notification banning the sale of animals for slaughter at livestock markets and animal...

New coal linkage policy Analyses & Assessments

New coal linkage policy

The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a new coal linkage policy for fuel supply to the power sector. It seeks to lower power tariffs by allocating...

Small and Medium Enterprises Analyses & Assessments

Small and Medium Enterprises

The Small and Medium Enterprises have contributed to the primary growth of the Indian economy for decades. There are over 3 million enterprises that...

Payment Bank of Paytm Analyses & Assessments

Payment Bank of Paytm

Paytm, India’s leading digital payment company is all set to establish its Payment Bank on the 23rd of May 2017, after receiving approval from the...

Operation Clean Money Analyses & Assessments

Operation Clean Money

The Operation Clean Money has been designed by the Central Board of Direct Taxes. There were large cash deposits during 9th November to 30th December...