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 Roti Bank in Patna Analyses & Assessments

Roti Bank in Patna

A social activist in Patna has launched the first Roti Bank in the State which is scheduled to start on the 15th of June 2017.  The concept of Roti...

Indian IT lay off to continue Analyses & Assessments

Indian IT lay off to continue

As digitisation and automation has increased, IT companies like Infosys, Cognizant and Tech Mahindra have witnessed a series of layoffs. Experts say...

Dividend transfer from the Railways Analyses & Assessments

Dividend transfer from the Railways

The Railway Ministry has been compelled to transfer the dividend it earns from investment in Public Sector Units to the Finance Ministry post the...

Fall of the Indian Unicorn: Snapdeal Analyses & Assessments

Fall of the Indian Unicorn: Snapdeal

Homegrown e-commerce site, Snapdeal might be taken over by rival company Flipkart, in the next 2-3 months after being a victim of continuous errors...

Empowering the whole humanity Analyses & Assessments

Empowering the whole humanity

Inclusive growth refers to the pace and distribution of economic growth. It gradually creates opportunities for all segments of the population and...

India’s plans on levying import taxes on mobile phones Analyses & Assessments

India’s plans on levying import taxes on mobile phones

The Goods and Services Tax which is to be rolled out on 1st July will not only change the long existing tax system in India but also impose import...

Banking Ordinance on NPA Analyses & Assessments

Banking Ordinance on NPA

An amendment to the Banking Regulation Act (Section 35A) was proposed by the Cabinet to grant the RBI the power to intervene in bad loan cases to...

Tata-ThyssenKrupp Merger Analyses & Assessments

Tata-ThyssenKrupp Merger

Owing to dwindling of demand and years of losses because of cheap imports from China, in March 2016 Tata announced that it was looking to sell all...

Niti Aayog Analyses & Assessments

Niti Aayog

As the five-year plan took its last gasp and the planning commission ended, India is taking the path to become market economy from a mixed one, with...

Coal for Yesterday Analyses & Assessments

Coal for Yesterday

Indian MNC Adani Group is on the verge of securing ownership and mining rights of the Carmichael thermal coal mines in Queensland, Australia. A...

Borrowing China’s CEZ model Analyses & Assessments

Borrowing China’s CEZ model

In 2016, China’s electronic information industry grew rapidly after the liberalization of its economy under the policy of accelerating ‘...

Strong Rupee, Strong Indian Economy? Analyses & Assessments

Strong Rupee, Strong Indian Economy?

Money is organic nature that would keep changing depending on the society and its economic conditions. A country’s currency is linked to their...

The ill effects of globalization Analyses & Assessments

The ill effects of globalization

Increasing economic integration has resulted in higher interdependency resulting in economic and social benefits. However, it hasn’t been beneficial...

Uttar Pradesh Government waives farmer’s debt. Analyses & Assessments

Uttar Pradesh Government waives farmer’s debt.

On the 4th of April 2017, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath made good on one of his promised agendas. Fresh off his appointment by...

Expired Drugs consumed by Children Analyses & Assessments

Expired Drugs consumed by Children

On 27 March 2017, some parents have alleged that their children were given expired injections at the state-run hospital. Photos, allegedly of...

US lays off jobs to India Analyses & Assessments

US lays off jobs to India

On 28 February 2017, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) laid off 49 Information Technology (IT) employees and outsourced their work...

Air India Op-Eds

Air India

On 28 Feb 17, Bloomberg reported that the PMO and Finance Ministry were discussing a proposal to sell the government’s majority stake in Air India,...

Democratic Index 2016 Op-Eds

Democratic Index 2016

On 22 Feb 17, the Economist’s Intelligence Unit, released data about Democratic Index (DI) 2016. The DI is based on five categories; election process...

Airtel to acquire Telenor Analyses & Assessments

Airtel to acquire Telenor

On 23rd Feb 2017, Bharti Airtel stated intention to fully acquire Norwegian telecom operator Telenor’s local arm, Telenor India. The deal was to...

Fake currency in Malda Analyses & Assessments

Fake currency in Malda

On Monday, February 20, 2017 in West Bengal’s Malda district, the Border Security Force (BSF) confiscated 48 notes of Rs. 2000 and arrested a man...