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A Decade Gained & Lost: Why PM Singh’s Choices Are Limited

A Decade Gained & Lost: Why PM Singh’s Choices Are Limited

  Highlights * Government in crisis situation and measures had to be taken to revive growth. * Petroleum subsidies zoomed to Rs 83,000 crore in 2011-12, and are expected to…

Gujarat Has Highest Reduction In Women Enrolment In Higher Education

Gujarat Has Highest Reduction In Women Enrolment In Higher Education

  Highlights * Marginal increase in women enrolments. * Bihar sees highest increase in women enrolments. * Kerala also sees high dropout rates.     Women constitute 48% of Indian…

Rajasthan, Not Haryana Witnessing Rising Crime Against Scheduled Castes

Rajasthan, Not Haryana Witnessing Rising Crime Against Scheduled Castes

A Congress Member of Parliament and chief of the National Commission of Scheduled Castes P L  Punia claimed last week that the crime rate against scheduled castes is the highest…

Report of the Committee on Roadmap for Fiscal Consolidation chaired by Vijay Kelkar

The Committee headed by Dr. Vijay Kelkar was charged with the task of introducing mid-term corrections in the current fiscal year 2012-13 and to chart a medium term framework on…

India’s growth rate, supercharged for a decade, is falling back to older, lower levels

Surjit Bhalla, a Delhi-based economist, points out that spending on welfare to relieve poverty now represents 2.5% of GDP. That is not a huge share, but it is rising fast:…

PM sets up the Architecture for Cash Transfers

A Cash Transfer System can be used for transferring cash benefits such as NREGA wages, scholarships, pensions, income support of other types and health benefits. Cash Transfer System would improve targeting,…

Double Bonanza: Crude Declines, Rupee Appreciates

For once, India’s economy, which is heavily dependent on imported crude, is in a sweet spot of declining crude prices and appreciating rupee…..Read More…

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