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WEF Annual Meeting 2018: PM Modi’s presence & expected benefits to India

Feb 2, 2018
In his keynote address, Modi reiterated India’s centuries-old civilization that calls for global unity and peace and protection of the environment. He further said India’s social philosophy resonates with the theme of the 2018 WEF Annual Meeting i.e. Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World.

ASEAN & Beyond: India’s growing engagement with Indo-Pacific Region

Jan 31, 2018
In early November 2017, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in Phillipines to take part in the 25th India-ASEAN Summit, 12th East Asia Summit, the first meeting of the India-USA-Japan-Australia Quadrilateral and the first RCEP Summit. The series of meetings with the leaders of the region added thrust to India’s Act East Policy and is an indicative of growing India’s political, economic and strategic engagement with the Indo-Pacific Nations.

Oxfam report on growing economic inequalities across the world

Jan 23, 2018
As per the report, the richest 1% bagged 82% of wealth created in 2017, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth.

China’s cabbage strategy in South China Sea & implications for India

Jan 16, 2018
Cabbage strategy is also called as ‘salami-slicing’ strategy. Under this strategy, a contested area is surrounded by multiple security layers to deny access to the rival nation and is claimed subsequently. As per the observers, China has been pursuing this strategy against her neighbours for a long a time.

India’s poor ranking in 2017 Global Hunger Index: Reasons & Policy Response

Dec 20, 2017
Hunger and the related under nutrition is the result of various associated factors ranging from water, sanitation, access to food items. A person’s ‘nutritional quotient’ is also dependent demographic factors like gender, caste, age, etc. For instance, the nutritional needs of girl child’s and elderly are not adequately addressed in our society.

Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill: Understanding the Debate

Dec 19, 2017
The Bill came under attack as it seeks to alter over the decades-long relationship between the financial entities (Banks, Insurance Companies, etc.) and its customers (Depositors). As per the Section 52 of the Bill, which proposes the ‘bail-in’ provision, the money of depositors will be under the disposal of the Resolution Corporation for the recapitalization of ailing banks.

Tuberculosis in India

Nov 16, 2017
Tuberculosis has been a chronic health problem for Indian Society. Here, we have discussed the overall scenerios of tuberculosis in India.

Pollution in Delhi : A Chronic Problem

Nov 9, 2017
The Indian national capital Dellhi has been witnessing a serious pollution problems since many years. This problem has been incurable since many years. This year too, a lot of smog which is many times more than danger level, is dissaminated all over Delhi.So, in order to understand the actual reasons and solutions of this chronic problem, we have elaborated the whole phenomenon in detail.

Food Processing Industry: Scope, Schemes & Challenges

Nov 9, 2017
India ranks no 1 in the world in the production of milk, ghee, ginger, bananas, guavas, papayas and mangoes. Further, India ranks no 2 in the world in the production of rice, wheat and several other vegetables & fruits. If the surplus production of cereals, fruits, vegetables, milk, fish, meat and poultry, etc are processed and marketed both inside and outside the country, there will be greater opportunities for the growth of the sector.

NITI Ayog's report on Business Reforms in India

Nov 7, 2017
The NITI Ayog has done a survey and created a report which talks about the present scenario of businesses in India. Here, for the convenience of the students, we have briefed the suggested reforms by the NITI Ayog.

NITI Ayog's report on Business Conditions in India

Nov 7, 2017
Here, we have briefed the report of NITI Ayog which talks about the present businesses situation in India. We have analysed and concluded the key points of the reports.

Fiscal federalism in India: Recent measures & Impact

Nov 3, 2017
In India, the market economy has been fast replacing the centralized command economy of the Nehruvian and the Indira Gandhi eras. In a market economy, the role of the governments at all levels is of pivotal importance as they have to design and implement policies and programmes to develop social and economic infrastructure to suit the local needs. To achieve this, financial autonomy is essential for the States and local bodies.

Tourism in India – Current Status, Opportunities and Challenges

Nov 3, 2017
India is a land of great tourism potential. From Kashmir to Kanyakumari, from Arunachal Pradesh to Gujarat, every region has its own uniqueness and flavour - be it cold/hot desert (Ladakh/Rajasthan), rivers (Ganges and Brahmaputra), forests (Niligiri & North East), islands (Andaman and Nicorbar) each landform bound to mesmerize tourists. Moreover, the wide variety in the landscape offers a range of choices to tourists from within India and the abroad.

Sports in India: Problems and reform measures

Oct 30, 2017
Corruption has become synonymous with sports administration in India. Whether it is the most popular cricket or hockey or weightlifting, most of the sports authorities in India have come under attack due to corruption charges.

Article 35A of Indian Constitution: Understanding the Debate

Oct 30, 2017
Ever since a 2-Judge Bench of the Supreme Court on 17 July 2017 referred a Public Interest Litigation to decide upon the validity of the Article 35A of the Indian Constitution to a larger Bench and set a deadline of six weeks for it, there has been a debate across the country, especially in Jammu and Kashmir, over the provisions of the Article 35A and the Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that accords special status to Jammu and Kashmir.

National Nutrition Strategy: Necessity, Features and Benefits

Oct 26, 2017
To mark the National Nutrition Week in the first week of September 2017, the NITI Aayog released the National Nutrition Strategy. The strategy seeks to bring nutrition into the national development agenda and to deal with problem of nutrition in a comprehensive manner.

Impact of festivals on pollution: Analysis

Oct 18, 2017
Ahead of Diwali, the Supreme Court banned the sale of firecrackers in Delhi-NCR till 1 November 2017. The judgement was delivered by the apex court to protect the city from the recurrence of 2016-like incident. In the previous year, on the next day of Diwali, the air quality in Delhi 14 times more polluted than the safe limit.

Saubhagya Scheme: Features, Benefits and Challenges

Oct 12, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 25 September 2017 launched the Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana, which is alternatively known as -“Saubhagya”. The mandate of the scheme is to achieve universal household electrification in the country and benefit over 3 crore households across the length and breadth of the country.

Impact of automation on employment opportunities in India: Analysis

Oct 9, 2017
Whenever a new technology is integrated into economic processes, it is quite natural that it leads to anxieties about job losses. However, the present trend of automation is a cause of worry due to its impact on even white-collar jobs.

Simultaneous Elections in India: A Case Study

Oct 9, 2017
The concept of simultaneous election in India has got its momentum with the support from Prime Minister and the Election Commission of India. Here we are trying to see the feasibility of this concept in detail.

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