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New Breed Of Infrastructure Entrepreneurs Will Rise: Vinayak Chatterjee

Vinayak Chatterjee, Chairman, Feedback Infra, feels strongly that the second phase of Indian infrastructure building will start in the next couple of years with long-term stable investors.   Chatterjee spoke…

The Modi-Chidambaram GDP Slugfest & Beyond

  The Congress-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) war of words is getting shriller with each passing day as the 2014 general election comes closer. We reckon even pointing this out is…

State Of The Nation: The Mostly Bad

  Rating agency Crisil recently released a report titled State Of The Nation which looked at the economy and business landscape in India. The conclusions were divided into the good,…

Pune’s Dependence On Octroi & New Constructions

Highlights  * Pune Municipal Corporation expected to report revenue of Rs 4,100 crore in 2013-14 * Octroi revenue likely to increase 34% to Rs 1,657 crore from Rs 1,235 crore…

India’s Medical Education In Extortionate Private Hands

Highlights   *Almost half of India’s medical colleges are in just 4 states — Karnataka, Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu *Karnataka has the highest number of medical colleges and…

Naxal-Related Violence Has Killed Over 5,000 In 6 Years

  Highlights  * Total casualty due to Naxal-related violence is 5,235 in 6 years, which turns out to be around 2 killings per day * Around 3,000 civilians & more…

Do Stable State Governments Perform Better? The Chhattisgarh Story

Highlights:*Chhattisgarh agriculture and allied growth was 7.2% while All-India growth was 3.9% *Chhattisgarh has highest percentage of people living Below Poverty Line (BPL) according to the latest Tendulkar Committee Estimates…