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Dec 28, 2014

Uber violated laws; will bring in hassle-free solutions for e-tail: Raghuram Rajan

Earlier this year, local taxi companies complained that Uber was not following India's two-step verification for all e-commerce transactions #Credit card #E-Commerce #low-value transactions #Raghuram Rajan #RBI
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Dec 27, 2014

RBI's Raghuram Rajan says debt waivers ineffective, constrains credit flow

Andhra Pradesh and Telangana governments have declared loan waivers for the farmers hit by cyclone Phailin last year #agriculture loans #credit culture #cyclone #farm loans #farm waivers #public sector banks #Raghuram Rajan #RBI
Sindhu Bhattacharya

Dec 27, 2014

Govt to Ajay Singh: Rs 1,200 cr investment is fine, but tell us how SpiceJet can be run now

Singh and his partners need to pump in some money by next week or convince the ministry of civil aviation that they have an iron clad investment plan. #Ajay Singh #Kalanithi Maran #Ministry of Civil Aviation #Private equity #revival #SpiceJet #stake sale
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Dec 26, 2014

Dragon's challenge: China is stealing India's thunder in polished diamond trade

To compete effectively with China, India will need to streamline its tax and import rules #asian star #China #Diamond #Gitanjali Gems #roughs #Russia #Vladimir Putin
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Dec 26, 2014

Pre-Budget meetings: Jaitley to discuss GST with state finance ministers today

The customary pre-budget consultations are considered important as it helps government in formulating policies #Arun Jaitley #Central Sales Tax #GST #pre-budget meetings #state finance ministers

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Mahesh Vijapurkar
Mahesh Vijapurkar likes to take a worm’s eye-view of issues – that is, from the common man’s perspective. He was a journalist with The Indian Express and then The Hindu and now potters around with human development and urban issues.
Arjun Parthasarathy
Arjun Parthasarathy has spent 20 years in the financial markets, having worked with Indian and multinational organisations. His last job was as head of fixed income at a mutual fund. An MBA from the University of Hull, he has managed portfolios independently and is currently the editor of www.investorsareidiots.com . The website is for investors who want to invest in the right financial products at the right time.

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Jun 29, 2014

Hindi has put Indian culture on the world map

The primary aim of any language is to communicate. We can never imagine our lives without languages, can we? This is because we cannot live without communication. And this is precisely why languages have always played a dominant role in shaping our histories and have influenced the way we think and perceive things. #Hindi #Modi #Narendra Modi government
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Jun 20, 2014

'Modi is reducing class divide by prioritising Hindi on social media.'

Don't misunderstand Modi's stress on Hindi. He is ensuring that people who speak their mother tongue are not inferior compared to the elite English class. #british #comment #Firstpost Community #Hindi #language #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #social media
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Jun 16, 2014

'Govt should set up board to regulate NGO funding'

The government should either ban foreign funding of all NGOs altogether or allow this funding only when routed through a specially created autonomous Board. #Blogs #Civil society #comment #Greenpeace #IB #IB Report #India #InMyOpinion #Intelligence Bureau #leaked report #NGO funds #NGOs

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