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9 Of 10 Private Sector Retirees Have No Pensions, Health Insurance

9 Of 10 Private Sector Retirees Have No Pensions, Health Insurance

  Only 8% of employees who retire from the private sector in India are covered by pensions while the remaining 92% have no income security or health insurance, according to…

60% Of Rajasthan’s Elected Officials Face Re-Election Ban

60% Of Rajasthan’s Elected Officials Face Re-Election Ban

  A Rajasthan-government ordinance linking electoral eligibility to educational qualifications will likely disqualify more than 60% of current village-level officials from standing for local elections.   It would immediately disqualify…

India’s Growth Rate To Overtake China in 2016: IMF

India’s Growth Rate To Overtake China in 2016: IMF

  India is expected to grow at 6.5% in 2016 ahead of China, which is likely to grow at only 6.3%, according to a recent report released by the International…

India’s Great Metro-Rail Opportunity

India’s Great Metro-Rail Opportunity

  When you think oil fields, you usually think oil-rigs in the deep sea or a forest of rigs in the desert.   What does not come to mind is…

Indian Cyber Crime Soars 350% in 3 Years

Indian Cyber Crime Soars 350% in 3 Years

  With Internet usage soaring in India, so is cyber crime, but India’s laws do not appear to be adequate to tackle the surge.   In the three years up…

Jobs Decline In India’s Biggest Employment Arena

Jobs Decline In India’s Biggest Employment Arena

  Employment in the informal sector, the biggest provider of jobs in India, has declined 6% from 2004-05, according to government data.   Coming on the heels of a Indiaspend…

Quietly, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu Outrace Gujarat

Quietly, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu Outrace Gujarat

  On the face of it, signing 21,000 MoUs (imagine the paperwork) and capturing Rs. 25,00,0000 crore ($415 billion) of investment intentions is a big deal. The bigger the numbers,…