Growth of Green bonds

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Why in news? ICRA predicts a stagnant growth of green bonds in 2018. What are Green bonds? A green bond is a tax-exempt bond issued by federally qualified organizations or by municipalities for t…

February 24, 2017 0 200

Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act

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What is RERA? The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 is an Act of the Parliament of India which seeks to protect home-buyers as well as help boost investments in the real estate ind…

February 20, 2017 0 359

Demonetisation – Before and After

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Was the Indian economy healthy before demonetisation? India has been the fastest-growing country among the smajor economies since 2015. But GDP growth do not tell us about some serious problems of …

February 20, 2017 0 397

Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)

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Why in news?            Finance Minister promised that the Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) would be phased out in 2017-18. What is F…

February 17, 2017 0 342

State of the Economy

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What is the issue? Our economy relies on public investment and private consumption to revive private investment and growth. Therefore the recent official statistics on prices and industrial activi…

February 17, 2017 0 256

SBI Merger

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Why in news? The cabinet approved the proposed merger of State Bank of India (SBI) and five subsidiaries. And it said that the proposal to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with SBI is still under co…

February 16, 2017 0 384

Averting BoP crisis

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Why in news? India now faces very severe global headwinds that can create a major strain on the balance of payments (BOP), since its exports have been stagnant for several years. What are the contr…

February 13, 2017 0 313

Labour reforms

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Why in news? The proposals regarding the laws governing industrial labour have been in the works for over two years, and it has found a brief mention in the Budget speech this year. One of the pri…

February 11, 2017 0 342

PARA (Public Sector Asset Rehabilitation Agency)

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Why in News? The Economic Survey 2016-17 called for a need to set up a government-owned asset reconstruction company, PARA. What is TBS? The Economic Survey of 2015-16 recognised a key issue cal…

February 08, 2017 0 809

Oil Major - Disadvantages

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Why in news? In the budget 2017-18, Finance Minister has proposed to create an integrated public sector oil major, which would match the performance of international and domestic private sector oil a…

February 08, 2017 0 316