‘Independence factor’ of RBI

Editorial GS II Polity

The demonetisation decision has led several observers to express concern about the autonomy and institutional integrity of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Many of those against demonetisation on a ma…

January 18, 2017 0 41

Permission to Prosecute

Editorial GS II Polity

  The independence of criminal investigation from the executive is a sine qua non for success of a criminal justice system — this assumes even more significance in corruption cases where a…

January 18, 2017 0 17

New Trade Policy

Editorial GS III Economy

What is the need for new trade policy? The technological and socio-economic changes are re-defining the very concepts of productivity and employment. Developing country firms no longer have the lu…

January 18, 2017 0 34

Sustainable Agriculture

Editorial GS III Agriculture

Agricultural sustainability is intrinsically linked to food security, and therefore critical to India’s progress and socio-economic development. What are the challenges? One of the biggest c…

January 17, 2017 0 119

Need for Tax Information Exchange Agreements

Editorial GS III Economy

What is the postivie side of 2008 financial crisis? The global financial meltdown of 2008 has had severe after-effects, impacting millions of people across the world, job losses, challenges faced b…

January 15, 2017 0 166

Missed targets in Pharma Sector

Editorial GS II Health

What is NPPA’s mandate? At present, the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) monitors drugs that are part of National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM) and identifies players tha…

January 15, 2017 0 139

Defence Export Target: Challenges

Editorial GS III Defense Economy

Why in news? Speaking about the achievements of the government, Defence Minister said he had set a target of 2 billion dollars in defence exports by the time its tenure ends. This would mean a six…

January 14, 2017 0 187

Future Budget

Editorial GS II Govt Policies & Interventions

Arun Jaitley will be presenting a very unique Budget in the aftermath of demonetisation. What will be the Demonetisation effects on Budget? What started off as a measure to ward off fake notes us…

January 14, 2017 0 159

Big Data for the next green revolution

Editorial GS III Agriculture

What is big data? The term "big data" often refers simply to the use of predictive analytics, user behavior analytics, or certain other advanced data analytics methods that extract value …

January 14, 2017 0 200

Universal Basic Income

Editorial GS II Social Justice

The persistence of high inequality and the prospect of job losses owing to automation in the advanced world has led several advanced economies to consider the idea of a universal basic income (UBI) to…

January 13, 2017 0 197