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Is India’s Gold Fascination Waning?

Is India’s Gold Fascination Waning?

  Has the government finally succeeded in weaning Indians away from gold? It seems so, going by data released by the finance ministry to the Parliament recently.   While India…

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

India Short Of Half A Million Policemen

REUTERS/Babu   While India reported a 10% increase in crimes in 2013, the country continues to have the same shortage as we reported last year, half a million policemen, a…

Guilty Of Not Voting

Guilty Of Not Voting

REUTERS   It would be daunting even for a sadistic ruler to punish the equivalent of the entire population of South Africa. That would have been the unenviable task of…

75 Million Bank Accounts For India’s Poor—And Counting

75 Million Bank Accounts For India’s Poor—And Counting

Reuters/Vivek Prakash   The Pradhan Mantri Jan DhanYojana (PMJDY) was launched by Prime Minister NarendraModi on 28th August, 2014 with the objective of providing India’s poor with financial services. PMJDY…

Rural India’s Main Investments: Homes and Gold

Rural India’s Main Investments: Homes and Gold

  Rural India still continues to hold assets in two principal forms – housing and jewellery.  And these two assets form 93% of the total net worth of the rural…

Why India’s Gold Fascination Worries The Government.

Why India’s Gold Fascination Worries The Government.

REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri   India’s appetite for gold continues to drive global demand with October imports increasing to 148 tonne from 25 tonne in the same month last year. The…

Rioting, Unlawful Assembly Main Charges Against Modi Ministers

Rioting, Unlawful Assembly Main Charges Against Modi Ministers

(Dr. Ram Shankar Katheria, who has 21 cases against him, taking oath as Minister of State For Human Resource Development)   While Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expanded his cabinet…