Issues with NITI Aayog

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What is the issue? NITI Aayog has failed to achieve few of its commitments. What is status of with NITI Aayog? National Institution for Transforming India, or NITI Aayog, was created as an altern…

August 08, 2017 1 1522

Action against CAs

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Why in news? The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has declared that substantial number of complaints have been registered against CAs. What prompted this issue? Recently, Prime …

July 31, 2017 0 575

Big Squeeze on Civil Societies

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What was the issue? The civil society organisations and their donors allege that the government violates the right to freedom of expression including the right to protest, and the right to form assoc…

July 20, 2017 0 1037

Evidence Based Policing

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What is the issue? The quality of service that people get at grass roots from the police is disatisfying. There is a need to transform the police from a traditional outfit into a modern …

July 17, 2017 0 1036

Implications of fine on google

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Why in news? European Union’s competition watchdog has fined Google with 2.42 billion euro. What was the reason? ‘Google Shopping’ is Google’s own price-comparison website…

July 10, 2017 0 916

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 0 575

Changing the Fiscal Year

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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 0 618

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 0 555

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 0 778

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 0 866