Uber lesson

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Why in news? Uber CEO has stepped down after a shareholder revolt. What is the issue involved? Uber scenario is a perfect example of how a start-up ignored corporate governance in its pursuit of …

June 22, 2017 0 422

Changing the Fiscal Year

Daily News GS II Mains

What is the issue? Madhya Pradesh government has announced that it will implement the aligning of fiscal year (FY) with the calendar year by presenting its budget for 2018 in December 2017. Who moot…

May 04, 2017 0 507

NITI Aayog’s Action Agenda

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Why in news? NITI Aayog recently released its three year action agenda which is a part of a larger vision document which spans a seven-year strategy and a 15-year vision till FY32. What is the docum…

May 04, 2017 0 457

Making Local Government Accountable

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What is the issue? Looking back after 25 years, neither the Centre nor the States have made consistent efforts to build a viable local democracy. It is important to recognise that the lack of a re…

May 02, 2017 0 588

Niti Aayog’s Governing Council

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Why in news? The third meeting of the Niti Aayog’s Governing Council held recently with the main agenda of deliberating on the 15-year Vision Document to accelerate the country’s economic…

April 25, 2017 0 698

Electoral Bonds Part II

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Click here to read about Electoral Bonds What is the issue? The Government is set to introduce a scheme offering political bonds as bearer instruments which will conceal the identity of the bond buy…

April 22, 2017 0 508

Internet Governance

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Why in news? Brazilian society celebrates three years of the enactment of the Internet Bill of Rights (Marco Civil da Internet). Internet Bill of Rights: It is the first ever national law to &ldqu…

April 21, 2017 0 484

Corporate Governance

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Click here to read about Removal of Independent Directors. What is the issue? Even though in reality, in many ‘promoter-run’ companies, the original promoter’s stake may have bee…

April 09, 2017 0 533

Reforming Bureaucracy

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Why in news? The Government is considering to step up lateral movement of experienced officers from various Central and State services at the level of joint secretary to bridge over the shortfall of …

March 29, 2017 0 639

Lessons from NITI Aayog

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What is the issue? NITI Aayog’s framed new recruitment rules for senior people (Additional and Joint Secretary rank). What is the present recruitment model? The human capital for Government…

March 27, 2017 0 764