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Deadly Year, Decade For Flying, But Safer Than Before

Deadly Year, Decade For Flying, But Safer Than Before

  With Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 officially declared lost, 2014 has been a terrible year for commercial aviation with 1,183 deaths and high-profile crashes, but flying is generally safer than…

Making Delhi’s Police Accountable To Delhi’s Citizens

The national capital of Delhi came to a stand-still on 20th January, 2014 after Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his supporters from the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held a ‘dharna’…

India Demonetizes Currency After 36 Years

India’s central bank, the Reserve Bank of India, came out with a surprise announcement today that it will withdraw all banknotes printed before 2005 at the end of March 31,…

The Frightening Gap Between Private & Government Run Schools

  The good and well documented news about primary education in India is that enrolment is almost 100% i.e. almost all children are in school; the bad news is that…

Inflation Below 10%, Seriously?

It might be difficult to believe that consumer price inflation (CPI) was below 10% in December, 2013 as claimed by the Government when it released the data on January 13, 2014.  …

Sticking Around Tougher Than Beating Congress Party

With elections approaching and the main political parties strategising on how to ensure victory, it would be interesting to step back and take a look at past elections and the…

World Bank Projects Economic Growth In India At Over 6% in 2014-15

Takeaways from the Global Economic Prospects (GEP) released by the World Bank.   In the Global Economic Prospects (GEP) released in January 2014, the World Bank has said that the…