Economy

Importance of Communications Policy

Daily News GS II

Why in news? The RBI Governor announced that members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had refused an invitation from the Ministry of Finance for a private briefing. What is the issue? What …

June 27, 2017 0 195

Municipal Bonds in India

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? PMC recently succeeded by issuing municipal bonds. It may not be easy to replicate, but it can serve as a role model for local bodies. What is municipal bond? A municipal b…

June 27, 2017 0 264

Clean energy workforce

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Over the next 20-25 years, about 600 million additional people will join the workforce. What are the problems? The current median age in India is 27.6 years. Many of the sect…

June 27, 2017 0 212

New Exim Regime

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? Exporters will benefit from the subsuming of 17 central and state taxes in the GST and a comprehensive set-off of input tax on goods and services. How will GST help Export and Imp…

June 26, 2017 0 452

Divergent views of Credit policy

Daily News GS III Mains

Why in news? The fifth meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) held on June 6 and 7. For the first time, it broke with unanimity and also went against widespread industry aspirations of a p…

June 26, 2017 0 142

Anti-Profiteering Measure

Daily News GS III Economy

What is the issue? The Central GST and State GST act has provisions to check profiteering. What are the provisions? Section 171 of the CGST/SGST Act - It says that any reduction in tax rate on an…

June 23, 2017 0 417

Distress with PSB mergers

Daily News GS III Mains

What is the issue? The consensus among policymakers about greater consolidation in the public sector banking through mergers is gaining momentum. NITI Ayog and RBI are working, to submit their rec…

June 21, 2017 0 497

Reverse Charge Mechanism

Daily News GS III Mains

Why in news? The GST legislation also includes reverse charge provisions. What is Reverse Charge Mechanism? In Normal Charge Mechanism, generally service tax is payable by the provider of Servic…

June 20, 2017 1 729

COMPACT

Daily News GS III Mains

Why in news? The government of India recently initiated the process of implementing its budgetary announcement of merging eight autonomous regulatory tribunals. One of the replaced tribunals was …

June 20, 2017 0 836

Action Plan for Start-Ups

Daily News GS III Economy

What is the issue? A year ago, the government launched its ambitious initiative for start-ups with an action plan containing 19 measures. However, the government’s initiative has had an impa…

June 13, 2017 0 591

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