What difference has US President Donald Trump made to America’s standing in the world in his first year of presidency?
In a major relief to steel and mining industry, the Supreme Court (SC), on December 14, increased the cap on the production of iron ore from 30 million tonnes per annum to 35 million tonnes per annum for the ‘A’ and ‘B’ category mines in Karnataka.
Isaac Newton once said that he could calculate the motion of heavenly bodies but not the madness of the people. Newton is believed to have lost almost all of his fortune during the South Sea bubble in the spring of 1720.
The truth about the economy is known to everyone. Mr Jaitley’s reply was the post-truth. I think it is necessary to state the truth once again.
It is a tradition in Parliament that no matter what the acrimony inside the House, MPs are cordial to each other outside. For instance, earlier this month, Congress MP Anand Sharma prevented the Leader of the Rajya Sabha, Arun Jaitley, from pushing through the triple talaq Bill.
Get on St Andrews’ waiting list by all means. But while you wait, how about tackling these marquee courses in Asia?
The total fertility rate (TFR)—across communities in India, save Hindus and Muslims—has fallen to below the replacement rate, or the rate at which the population gets perfectly replenished from generation to generation without requiring migration.
With the four senior-most judges in the Supreme Court after the Chief Justice—Justices Jasti Chelameswar, Ranjan Gogoi, Madan Lokur and Kurian Joseph—deciding to hold a press conference against how the Supreme Court was functioning, the rot in the judicial system, stemming from its opacity, is now out in the open.
The press conference by the four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court (SC) on January 12 will remain etched in the annals of the Court’s history.
Judges press conference: Opacity in SC functioning and judges’ appointment a big worry as also the issues of judicial corruption
Create a ‘good’ and a ‘bad’ Air India, retain 49% of the equity with an irrevocable promise to sell in five years.
Though the Companies Act tried to address various issues relating to the role of auditors following scams such as the Satyam one, it was always worrying that no serious action was taken against the auditors in India.
Mission Indradhanush upped vaccine coverage growth rate from 1% a year to 6.7%, a rare success for health.
Expenditure management is likely to be the balancing lever to achieve a desirable mix of budget metrics.
Indian cities must leverage city data for monetisation and economic development.
The government must reinforce the procedural framework and weed out credit-flow issues to arrest rising costs for industry.
The concerns for transforming agricultural sector are getting louder, as the last chance of presenting the full-fledged Union budget of the current political regime is getting closer. Given the formidable challenge of the government to double farmers’ real incomes in the next six years, the farm sector deserves to be the nucleus of the Union […]
The recent sealings in Delhi have been carried out due to the non-payment of “use conversion charges”. In common parlance, a “use conversion charge” allows for residential properties along certain earmarked roads to be utilized for commercial purposes.
Perhaps it has something to do with the increased popularity of Feng Shui. Many people give gifts of Lucky Bamboo.
Globally, Policy may be dithering over cryptocurrencies, but governments and corporate entities have not shied away from incorporating the technology—blockchain—behind these.
AISHE data shows, there are many areas of concern while progress has been made in others.
An article in a journal published by the RBI’s research institute on banking technology has been cited in the media as more proof that Aadhaar is a bad idea—“RBI academic arm pans Aadhaar” was one headline.
The budget session 2018-19 is set to commence on January 29, 2018, and the Union budget shall be presented on February 1, 2018.
The recently-issued revised master direction of RBI on Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs) has created ripples in the PPI space.
Globally, clinical trials are a critical and indispensable component of the drug development process.
With collections from securities transactions tax (STT) not showing the kind of buoyancy that might have been expected, even though the stock markets have done reasonably well over the past few years, it might be a good time to rethink the taxes on share transactions.
Given this year’s GDP growth was always expected to be lower than FY17’s 7.1%, finance minister Arun Jaitley did well to keep a lower tax growth target, of 12.2% for the year.