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India’s Low Solar Spend

India’s Low Solar Spend

Government spending on solar energy can be tricky as the Barack Obama administration realized recently. It has been under fire for subsidizing Solyndra, a solar call manufacturing company based out…

India’s Battle With Insurgency

India’s Battle With Insurgency

In 2010, some 1,003 people including law enforcement officials lost their lives fighting against or as victims of `left-wing’ insurgency. This figure was 908 in 2009 and 721 in the…

I Want A Home PC

I Want A Home PC

A Ministry of Finance Department of Expenditure letter dates 26th September has pulled back an earlier Office Memorandum (OM) which asked for installing computers at the residence of officers of…

India & China In Debt

India & China In Debt

India’s external debt has risen over the years from $134 bn in 2005 to $305 bn in 2011. Non Resident Indians (NRI) have been steady contributors to bank deposits in…

Power Balance

Power Balance

India’s Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde presented an optimistic picture of the opportunities in India’s power sector at the 8th India Investment Forum  in New York in the last week…

Till Debt Do Us Part

Till Debt Do Us Part

India’s external debt stands at $305 bn. It’s worth going a little deeper into how this is split up and the interesting role that non resident Indians play here. Of…

India’s Hottest Stock?

India’s Hottest Stock?

The Reserve Bank of India, India’s Central Bank, turned in an income of Rs 37,070 crore ($8.2 billion) last year and passed on Rs 15,009 crore ($3.5 billion) to the…