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Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

Jul 10, 2014

Economic Survey highlights UPA mess: Will Jaitley follow its advice?

There was no Chief Econmic Advisor guiding the Economic Survey put out today. But it clearly sees the mess left behind by the UPA and sets a strong reform agenda for the NDA government #Politics #Economy #India #UPA #Monetary policy #Arun Jaitley #Subsidy #Reforms #fiscal consolidation #Ajay Shah #Economic Survey #Economic Survey 2013-14 #Budget 2014 #Union budget 2014 #Union Budget 2014-14 #NIPFP #Arun Jaitlet
Economic survey favours direct cash subsidies for BPL households via biometric identification

Jul 09, 2014

Economic survey favours direct cash subsidies for BPL households via biometric identification

The government's pre-budget Economic Survey has suggested payment of subsidy in cash for those below poverty line through technologies like biometric identification, observing that such support lead to distorted resource allocation which hamper changes in prices.
#BPL #Subsidy #cash subsidy #Economic Survey 2013-2014
Too much negativity: Anjali Damania on why she wanted to quit AAP

Jun 06, 2014

Too much negativity: Anjali Damania on why she wanted to quit AAP

The Maharashtra state unit convenor withdrew her resignation after it was decided to dissolve the state executive committee, hold fresh elections and make party processes completely transparent. #Congress #Mumbai #Jan Lokpal Bill #Arvind Kejriwal #Q&A #Maharashtra #resignation #Anjali Damania #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Assembly Election 2013 #Mayank Gandhi
Assam: Activist awarded for conservation efforts amidst insurgency

May 28, 2014

Assam: Activist awarded for conservation efforts amidst insurgency

Sunil Sarkar's effort to preserve flora and fauna in the Manas National Park at the height of the insurgency in the 1980s and 90s has now fetched him national laurels. #NewsTracker #Assam #Manas National Park #Sunil Sarkar #Mahindra Wildlife Warriors Awards 2013
What we can expect in the first 100 days of the Modi Sarkaar

May 21, 2014

What we can expect in the first 100 days of the Modi Sarkaar

Delhi's bureaucrats are already dusting off schemes that ran into hurdles, holding meetings to prepare presentations for the new government and getting ready to outline what each ministry's 100-day agenda could be. #BJP #Narendra Modi #PoliticsDecoder #Cabinet #Lok Sabha elections 2013 #new government #Election results 2014 #Modi sarkaar

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Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

Jan 15, 2014

Now that AAP has tasted power, it could just self destruct

If the internal contradictions within AAP are not self-resolved, then it will likely split itself into two parties #Politics #India #JustSaying #Arvind Kejriwal #Aam Aadmi Party #AAP #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Delhi Election 2013

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Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 30, 2014

Private Equity Allocations Shrink at Smallest Foundations

Private equity’s share in private foundations’ alternatives portfolios fell modestly in 2013, particularly among the smallest institutions, according to a new study...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 30, 2014

NY Jets are following lead of revved-up Rex Ryan

As it turns out, the Jets are who we thought they were — and Rex Ryan loves it.Following a rather silent 2013 season, the Jets are running their mouths again, and their boisterous coach, who also went into a shell a year ago, wouldn’t want it any oth...
Rise of AAP is bad news for Modi, BJP? Think again

Jul 29, 2014

Microsoft faces anti-monopoly probe in China over Windows, Office

China has opened an anti-monopoly probe into Microsoft over problems arising from its Windows and Office software, a government regulator said on Tuesday, a day after it conducted surprise raids of the company’s offices in the country. China’s State ... #China #Beijing #Shanghai #Microsoft Corporation #Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation