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Raise a toast! Maharashtra relaxes drinking Prohibition in parts

Aug 30, 2015

Raise a toast! Maharashtra relaxes drinking Prohibition in parts

Permits are the consequence of the Prohibition introduced in 1950 and has been one of the biggest shams. #HowThisWorks #Narendra Modi #Maharashtra #States #Eknath Khadse #Drinking permit #Bombay State
Not just markets, start-up valuations too getting a reality check and it is good news

Aug 27, 2015

Not just markets, start-up valuations too getting a reality check and it is good news

While Alibaba and Yelp have reported revenues of $12.3 billion and $400 million last year, Flipkart and Zomato are estimated to have generated $800 million and $25 million revenue. #HowThisWorks #start-ups #Flipkart #fund raising #Snapdeal #startup valuations
SIT black money probe on mushrooming growth of babas could be revealing

Aug 27, 2015

SIT black money probe on mushrooming growth of babas could be revealing

The SIT sleuths are bound to come up with a wealth of information once they descend on these dubious ashrams. #Economy #HowThisWorks #Black money #Supreme Court #Income tax #Special Investigation Team #ashrams
Patidars for OBC quota: Is Hardik Patel actually spearheading an anti-reservation movement?

Aug 27, 2015

Patidars for OBC quota: Is Hardik Patel actually spearheading an anti-reservation movement?

Hardik Patel in his address to the rally says that Nitish Kumar in Bihar is one of us as is Chandrababu Naidu in Andhra Pradesh. He is appealing to a larger brotherhood of Patidars which he claims is really 27 crore. #HowThisWorks #Gujarat #Narendra Modi #OBC #Reservations #Patel #Hardik Patel
Political consequences of 2011 religious census: BJP can gain from growth in Muslim population

Aug 26, 2015

Political consequences of 2011 religious census: BJP can gain from growth in Muslim population

The numbers prove that Muslim population growth rates are far above their national decadal average of 24.6 percent in all border states, barring West Bengal and Tripura. #HowThisWorks #Muslims in India #Hindus #Muslims #religion in India #Religious census of 2011
Coming full circle on reservations: Here's why Patels' OBC status demand should worry India

Aug 26, 2015

Coming full circle on reservations: Here's why Patels' OBC status demand should worry India

Today, in seeking reservation in education and government jobs, the young Patels do not realise this, but they are effectively rejecting all the arguments against the affirmative action their fathers and uncles made 30 years ago. #HowThisWorks #India #Gujarat #Reservation #OBC #Caste #community #Patels
The global economy is crashing and here's how India can benefit from it

Aug 25, 2015

The global economy is crashing and here's how India can benefit from it

If the rest of the world economy is going down, India will remain an obvious magnet. If the rupee falls, FII selling becomes uneconomic and inflows attractive. #Sensex #HowThisWorks #China #Investment #Germany #European Union #Eurozone #markets #USA #Indian Economy #investors #World economy #Europe markets
'Why only Kashmir issue, why not us?' Kashmiri Pandits ask India to take up their cause during NSA meeting

Aug 22, 2015

'Why only Kashmir issue, why not us?' Kashmiri Pandits ask India to take up their cause during NSA meeting

The Kashmiri Pandits have strongly condemned Pakistan's adamant stand to meet the Hurriyat leaders and include the issue of Kashmir as a part discussion ahead of the NSA-level talks between India and Pakistan. #HowThisWorks #India #Pakistan #sushma swaraj #Narendra Modi #Kashmir #Hurriyat Conference #Kashmiri Pandits #Hurriyat
Jaitley is right, bank NPAs are unacceptably high and so an RBI rate cut won't be of much help

Aug 22, 2015

Jaitley is right, bank NPAs are unacceptably high and so an RBI rate cut won't be of much help

The recent package announced by the government to revive state-run banks didnt have a concrete plan on bad loan management. #Economy #HowThisWorks #RBI #Arun Jaitley #NPA
Payments banks: Not corporate biggies but India Post will emerge the dark horse in race for market

Aug 20, 2015

Payments banks: Not corporate biggies but India Post will emerge the dark horse in race for market

Since payments banks do not require huge amount of capital, India Post will not have to struggle much to seek the capital assistance from the finance ministry #HowThisWorks #Bharti Airtel #Vodafone #Aditya Birla Nuvo #RIL #India Post #Banking sector #financial inlcusion #payments bank licence