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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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 ......Read More

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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, ......Read More

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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 ......Read More