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What Rohit Shetty doesn't get We need to have domestic slum tours

Sep 20, 2014

What Rohit Shetty doesn't get We need to have domestic slum tours

A walk through a slum would be quite educative to the nonslum residents. The enormity of a struggle of a life in hovels comes alive. #Mumbai #CriticalPoint #Slums #Housing #Maharashtra #slum rehabilitation #Rohit Shetty #Real estate #slum dwellers #urban poor #Economic stratum
President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Sep 18, 2014

President bats for error-proof dialogue mechanism with China

Mukherjee said it was India's sincere belief that the relationship between the two countries evolve to a partnership that is balanced and broad-based. #India #China #Pranab Mukherjee #diplomacy #TheySaidIt #Infrastructure #Ladakh #Xi Jinping #Economic development #poverty alleviation
Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

Sep 17, 2014

Panel submits report on new gas pricing formula

The increase in gas price would bring windfall for the government -- about $2.08 billion (Rs 12,900 crore) from additional profit petroleum, royalty and taxes accruing from doubling of gas rates, according to oil ministry estimates. #Economy #Reliance Industries #UPA #Election Commission #KG-D6 #PolicyWatch #Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs #Dharmendra Pradhan #Rangarajan formula #gas pricing mechanism
Gaza violence will resume without urgent economic reform IMF, World Bank

Sep 17, 2014

Gaza violence will resume without urgent economic reform IMF, World Bank

The warnings came three weeks after Israel and Hamas signed a ceasefire to end 50 days of conflict, and as the Israeli army said a mortar fired from Gaza hit southern Israel the first since the truce. #World #IMF #World Bank #Hamas #Israel #TheySaidIt #Palestine #Economic sanctions #Gaza
AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada

Sep 10, 2014

AP panel to visit and study model state capitals before developing Vijaywada

AP municipal administration minister P Narayana is undertaking visits to different state capitals known for their planned development. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #TheySaidIt #Telangana #Chandrababu Naidu #special economic zones #Indian cities #South India #development work #mega city

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Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati: Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Apr 23, 2012

Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Welfare programmes everywhere change human behaviour. NREGA too has done so by preventing migration to cities - something that's needed for progress. #NREGA #Welfare economics #Employment law #WelfareState

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Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 22, 2014

Stocks Open Lower on China Economic Worries

U.S. stocks were trading lower on Monday after China's finance minister indicated the country will not increase stimulus measures and housing data fell short of views...
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 22, 2014

Labour conference: pay cut for ministers, child benefit cap, but more NHS cash

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls unveils plans for next parliament, while Ed Miliband highlights wages, health and 50p tax band Ed Balls, the shadow chancellor, will underscore his willingness to take tough fiscal decisions when he reveals he will cap chil... #National Health Service #Ed Miliband #Ed Balls
Welfare programmes change people's behaviours

Sep 22, 2014

France ‘not the sick child of Europe’, Valls tells Germany

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls denied his country was “sick” in a visit to Berlin Monday as he pledged to push ahead with economic reforms that German Chancellor Angela Merkel praised as "impressive"... #Europe #Angela Merkel