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    Inclusiveness - A way forward for economic well-being of Bharat

    8/24/2016

    Financial Inclusion

    Bharat is a spiritual culture, but that does not mean people just sat with their eyes closed. These are not people who stayed home. They went across the world. If you look back, some of the oldest doc ......

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    Monetary Policy Committee and Inflation Targeting

    8/24/2016

    Monetary Policy

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as the custodian of monetary policy in India was established upon recommendations of Hilton Young Commission as per provisions of RBI Act 1934. It started it’s operations o ......

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    Small And Payment Banks

    8/24/2016

    Banking

    Small Banks Small banks have been recommended by several experts and committees like Narsimhan committee etc. In 2014 RBI invited licences for small banks and so far 10 entities have been granted perm ......

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    Indian Steel Sector

    8/23/2016

    Industry

    Recently Indian steel sector has been badly hit by stagnation in domestic demand and surge in cheap imports. The writeup discusses the issue along with measures taken to deal with it. India produces 8 ......

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    WEDGE BETWEEN CPI AND WPI

    8/23/2016

    Inflation

    The wedge between CPI- and WPI-based inflation during the current financial year has been significantly wide. While WPI-based inflation continues to be in the negative zone for fourteen months in a ro ......

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    Goods and Services Tax (GST)

    8/21/2016

    Fiscal system

    Objectives: The objective of Goods and Services Tax is to replace indirect tax regime in India by a single tax known as GST. The unified taxation regime known as GST will be a single tax rate that wil ......

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    Industrial Corridors

    8/14/2016

    Industry

    The contribution of India’s manufacturing sector to GDP has been stagnant at 16% for many years now while that of services sector has steadily increased to 60% since independence. This indicates that ......

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    Taxes in India : What after GST part 2

    8/13/2016

    Tax System

    Background: Budget 2006-07: GST by April 1, 2010, announced. Subsequently, Empowered Committee (EC) of state Finance Ministers tasked with drawing up roadmap and design April 2008: EC, headed by the t ......

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    Foreign Investments

    8/9/2016

    External Sector

    Foreign investments in India have broadly been categorized as Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Foreign Portfolio Investment (FPI). The reason for this classification is the internationally accepted ......

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    Taxes in India: what after GST part 1

    8/5/2016

    Tax System

    India is a Federal state. Power is divided between the Union and the states. The functions have been classified as exclusively for the centre, exclusively for the state and both for the centre and the ......

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    Growth & Development

    8/4/2016

    Growth and development

    Growth refers to increase in size or quantity such as height, weight and income of an individual/entity. Growth is therefore quantifiable in terms of units such as meters, kilogram, rupee etc. Whereas ......

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    The Concept of Security

    8/27/2016

    Internal Security

    Security refers to the state of being free from danger or threat. In context of human existence, the concept of security would therefore imply a multitude of facets belonging to socio-economic-politic ......

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    Defense Indigenization

    8/11/2016

    Defence

    The defense spending in India constitutes a massive proportion of our national income, which if remains within India would generate employment and boost economic growth in form of defense oriented anc ......

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    Deprivation as an Internal security challenge.

    8/4/2016

    Internal Security

    Men are born equal but societal prejudices of assigning caste and class differences deprives them of equal access to opportunities of education, employment and status, thus giving rise to feelings of ......

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    Women Empowerment and Sports

    8/25/2016

    Gender issues

    Women empowerment is considered as a tool to eradicate all the social problems like poverty, illiteracy and gender discrimination. Empowering women, especially through sports has a positive impact on ......

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    Abortion: The Debate

    8/22/2016

    Gender issues

    Abortion presents an ethical as well as moral dilemma . While procured abortion is a direct attack on a foetus with a lethal intent , it certainly should not be confused with the inadvertent loss of l ......

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    Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)

    8/4/2016

    Education

    The quality of education imparted to children of today will determine the quality of demographic dividend of tomorrow and in turn the economic growth rate in coming years. A child therefore needs to b ......

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    Arctic Ice

    8/16/2016

    Climate

    The Arctic is warming faster than anywhere else on the planet. The melting of Arctic sea ice in recent years has prompted many nations, principally those with an Arctic coastline—the United States, Ca ......

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    New Mental Health Bill

    8/18/2016

    Health

    In landmark improvements over the existing mental health law, the new Mental Healthcare Bill imposes a blanket ban on the use of electric shocks for treatment among children and restricts the use of p ......

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    World’s first hack-proof satellite launched

    8/17/2016

    Space

    China has successfully launched the world’s first quantum satellite which can provide ‘hack-proof’ communications at speeds faster than light between space and the ground with significant military and ......

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    Augmented Reality-a digital trend

    8/5/2016

    Information Technology

    Technology is unendingly developing, and the introduction of new devices acts as a touchstone to the landing of a totally new technological worldview. Video games have been entertaining us for nearly ......

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    The Revolt of 1857: Nature & Character

    8/12/2016

    1857-1885

    The Revolt of 1857 is one of the most important chapters in the history of India’s struggle for freedom. There is a lack of consensus among historians and scholars regarding the nature of the revolt o ......

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    The Rise of Indian Nationalism

    8/12/2016

    1857-1885

    National Consciousness was an outcome of the overall impact of British rule and its exploitative policies. The British colonial rule not only affected various sections of the Indian society, it also e ......

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    National Upsurge After World War-II – An Analysis

    8/5/2016

    1942-1947

    The war ended in Europe in April 1945 and with it India’s struggle for independence entered a new phase. The 1942 Revolt and the INA episode revealed the heroism and determination of the Indian people ......

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    GANDHI: AN ESTIMATE

    8/4/2016

    Leaders in History

    Gandhi was a profound political leader and thinker who constantly experimented with truth and therefore changed and developed his understanding of society and social change. As a great political strat ......

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    Gandhi and the Nature Of Freedom Struggle

    8/4/2016

    Leaders in History

    Within few years of his return from South Africa, Gandhi emerged as an undisputed leader of the Indian national Congress as well as that of the Indian masses. His emergence on the national arena in 19 ......

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    India and Olympics

    8/31/2016

    Sports

    After 1900 India has able to win only 28 gold medals in Olympics games which are equal to the number of medals won by American Athletes Michael Phelps. This depicts the dismal performance of India in ......

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    Brexit and the Dynamics of European Defence

    8/13/2016

    Europe

    Against the backdrop of an increasingly hostile Russia-NATO relationship, the dynamics of European defence is likely to change on account of ‘Brexit’. This is because NATO’s and the European Union’s ( ......

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    The ambiguities of gurudom

    8/4/2016

    Ethics and Human Interface

    Newspaper reports on the Jawahar Bagh killings in Mathura followed in quick succession accounts of the extravaganza hosted by Sri Sri Ravi Shankar on the floodplain of the Yamuna in Delhi. Both report ......

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