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    "Contract Theory"

    1/27/2017

    Growth and development

    Context: Economy today has become one of the most complex system all around the globe. The world has come a long way from barter trading (although not vanished) to the contemporary complex system of b ......

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    Frontline Gist: Issue December 23, 2016

    1/26/2017

    Monetary Policy

    Frontline Gist: Issue December 23, 2016 Unkindest Cut Government announced move of demonetization on 8th November 2016 in which the government declared that currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 deno ......

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    Frontline Gist: Issue December 9, 2016 ( demonetization)

    1/23/2017

    Monetary Policy

    Frontline Gist: Issue December 9, 2016 Monumental Blunder: Government announced move of demonetization on 8th November 2016 in which the government declared that currency notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 ......

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    India’s declining exports- story of Indian EOUs

    1/20/2017

    External Sector

    For a developing country like India it is essential to build its fiscal strength both internally as well as externally. The internal strength helps it in bearing the fiscal strain from a turbulent wor ......

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    Universal Basic Income

    1/18/2017

    Poverty

    Even after three decades of sustained economic growth and a proliferation of welfare schemes, roughly one in three Indians still live below the poverty line, according to the last report on poverty es ......

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    Model Land Leasing Act

    1/10/2017

    Agriculture

    Land leasing in India is legally governed by multiple laws enacted by states within their respective jurisdiction. As a result, there is no uniformity in the land leasing laws across the country. Tele ......

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    Frontline Gist: Issue August 5, 2016

    1/10/2017

    Growth and development

    Frontline Gist: Issue August 5, 2016 Unequal Growth The myth of Growth (Related Article: The myth of growth, by C.P. Chadershekhar, page no. 4) • Liberalization has been riding on the credit bubble an ......

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    Poor Tax-to-GDP ratio of India

    1/9/2017

    Fiscal system

    LOW TAX-TO-GDP RATIO OF INDIA For any economy, taxation is the key to long run socio-economic development. For India too, taxation is the chief tool of equitable redistribution of resources among the ......

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    Independent Fiscal Council

    1/9/2017

    Fiscal system

    INDEPENDENT FISCAL COUNCIL India requires strong institutions for macroeconomic governance to manage the vagaries of business cycles and contain high inflation. In the monetary policy sphere, this was ......

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    Public Sector Banks' Consolidation & Merger

    1/2/2017

    Financial System

    PUBLIC SECTOR BANKS CONSOLIDATION & MERGER The IMF’s Global Financial Stability Report released in April made a strong case for bank consolidation, particularly in Europe. It argued that banks whose b ......

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    Understanding article 370 - Basics

    1/12/2017

    States

    Why was Article 370 inserted in the Constitution? According to Gopalaswami Ayyangar (Minister without portfolio in the first Union Cabinet, a former Diwan to Maharajah Hari Singh of Jammu and Kashmir, ......

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    Labor policy issues in India

    1/20/2017

    Disadvantaged Groups

    Labour policy reforms in India are due for a long time, as the context in which they were framed has changed drastically. The Laws framed mainly to cater the manufacturing sector, do not address the p ......

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    ADMINISTRATIVE REFORMS 3.0

    1/18/2017

    Governance

    The ‘Good Governance’ platform in India is in need of three new pillars for better performance fitting its epilogue. These include; All India Judicial service All India Educational service All India M ......

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    Yojana Gist: Issue: September,2016

    1/24/2017

    Gender issues

    Yojana Gist: September 2016 Women Empowerment Preface: Every issue of Yojana deals with a single topic comprehensively sharing views from wide ranging scholars. And due increasing value of issue based ......

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    Child Rights and Civil society

    1/18/2017

    Status of Children

    The United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) defines Child Rights as the minimum entitlements and freedoms that should be afforded to every citizen below the age of 18 regardless o ......

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    Long Term Irrigation Fund

    Union Cabinet has approved raising Extra Budgetary Resources (EBR) by Rs 9,020 crore for Long Term Irrigation Fund (LTIF) for...

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    North Koel Reservoir Project

    The Union Cabinet has given its approval to the proposal to complete the balance works of the North Koel Reservoir Project in...

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    Scientists discover new tectonic plate

    A team of researchers from Rice University in Texas have discovered a new tectonic plat Malpelo e off the coast of Ecuador. T...

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    New Metro Rail Policy

    The Union Cabinet has approved a new Metro Rail Policy that seeks to enable realization of growing metro rail aspirations of ...

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    Economic Survey 2016-17: External Sector

    India’s balance of payments situation which was benign and comfortable during 2013-14 to 2015-16, further improved in 2016-17...