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Politics Of Policy | A Demand For Demand

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is banking on growth but there is not a lot of optimism about reviving consumer demand

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An Awkward Truth

Most people don’t want to rock the boat, or be the bad guy. I’m not in agreement but I can see why. But here’s the kicker.

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Flat Tax, Part 2

As the 2016-17 Union Budget nears, it’s a good time to re-examine some concrete numbers on personal income-tax

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Warmer Summer And Wetter Monsoon Might Be Imminent

The late winter may soon be departed. A hot summer is sneaking around the corner. The monsoon may thankfully be normal

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Free Trade Under Threat

The US presidential poll campaign has tuned ominous with candidates blaming globalisation for all the country’s ills

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Politics Of Policy | An Effort For Efficiency

Forget the debate on passenger fares. Minister Suresh Prabhu is trying to transform Indian Railways into an efficient, effective and exciting organisation

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India’s Hidden Prison Problem

The key problem is India’s criminal justice system. Over three crore cases are pending in various courts. The biggest victims are poor undertrial prisoners who don’t have money to pay bail

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New Sparkle To India-Russia Diamond Trade

Growing co-operation between India and Russia in the diamond sector is a direct outcome of recent initiatives taken both at the industry and the government level. Direct trade between the two has multiplied in the last five years and may grow even further in the next few

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Russian Winter Wars: How Napoleon & Hitler Floundered On Preparing For Russia's Winter

The failed Russian invasions however trounce all other instances where (cold) weather trammelled invaders' intents.

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Politics Of Policy | Rein In The Gunslingers

The efficient effort on Make in India is being undermined by arbitrary decisions by government that threatens the autonomy of private enterprises

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