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By Anand Mishra
In Economy
Aug 11th, 2015
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The first SECC in eighty odd years shows massive poverty THE ONLY socio economic and caste census (SECC) of independent India has been launched. The good part is that it was finally released; the bad part is just about everything it says. It has not just confirmed what a large number  of economists have been saying so far about the prevalence of poverty, but has painte...
By Ritika Bisht
In Agriculture
Apr 7th, 2015
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Ever heard of a democracy dominated by a particular sector yet so powerless and exploited that none wishes to tread on the path which gives nothing and takes away all that is left. Sounds too grim but this is true plight of India’s agrarian population, that makes up more than 60 percent of the workforce but contributes just about 16 percent of the total GDP of the econ...
By GovernanceToday
In Economy
Apr 1st, 2015
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It is not even a question whether India needs a financial overhaul or not. The prescription is written all over the wall. Among the few immediate steps that the government needs to take are to deepen the equity and money markets while protecting smaller investors, the public sector banks have to be reformed in a major way and the insurance sector has to be strengthened...
By Sagarika Ranjan
In Cover Story
Apr 1st, 2015
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There is hope in the air, the new hope of growing India. Our country has grown mature and so have the people and their needs. Change is therefore inevitable and to bring about this change Modi’s magic wand has deployed tools like smart cities, Niti Aayog, e-governance, Swacchh Bharat Abhiyan and the most remarkable – Make in India, to metamorphose the elephant to a lio...
By Ramesh Raja
In Cover Story
Apr 1st, 2015
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State Bank of India, the country’s largest lender, recently took control of Kingfisher House, a prime property owned by Vijay Mallya’s Kingfisher Airlines in Mumbai, in an attempt to recover part of the money the airline owes to the bank. SBI claimed the property, spread over 17,000 square feet and which houses some of Kingfisher’s key offices, after securing a favoura...
By GovernanceToday
In Cover Story
Apr 1st, 2015
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Every year, as budget is presented on Feb 28, media tries to educate us about the budget and its provisions for direct and indirect taxes. They inform us as to how the budget would impact our pocket etc. Here, we are bringing on table, the issue of subsidies, which impacts economy as well as our pockets directly. It is important for people to know how the various types...