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Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Jul 11, 2014

Why Arun Jaitley has chosen to play safe with Budget 2014

Modi is conscious that he is seen by many as pro big business because of his perceived proximity to some big industrialists. So the budget has been careful in not giving any obvious benefits to big business #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014
Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': PM Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jul 11, 2014

Why budget 2014 was 'socialist': PM Modi wants to be seen as 'pro poor'

Jaitley said in a country with so many poor people, any economic philosophy which is totally market based will not work. #Politics #Economy #India #Business #UPA #Narendra Modi #Poverty #fiscal deficit #Arun Jaitley #Welfare #Free market #Budget 2014
1.4 million children died before turning five in India: UN report

Jul 08, 2014

1.4 million children died before turning five in India: UN report

India also had the highest number of under-five deaths in the world in 2012, with 1.4 million children dying before reaching their fifth birthday. #ThatsJustWrong #India #Poverty #UN #Nigeria #maternal mortality #Millennium Development Goals Report 2014' #Southern Asia #under-five deaths
Rangarajan report: Why it cannot be completely written off

Jul 08, 2014

Rangarajan report: Why it cannot be completely written off

While the BJP had strongly criticised the Tendulkar committee report, this new report does not make much of a difference as Rs 47 is a shockingly low amount. #Poverty #ConnectTheDots #Government #Subsidies #Rangarajan Report #schemes #Tendulkar Committee report

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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
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Nov 26, 2012

Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

The government in election mode is hurrying what it believes are popular reforms. But by offering to transfer cash to 10 crore families while withdrawing subsidies that support double that population, the UPA may end up scoring a self-goal. #HowThisWorks #UPA #Poverty #Aadhaar #Cash transfers

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Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 09, 2014

Jay Z to headline Global Citizens’ Festival

For the third time, the free fest will come to the Great Lawn — this time on Sept. 27 — with the mission to raise awareness and inspire action to end extreme poverty all around the world...
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 09, 2014

Jay Z to headline Global Citizens’ Festival

For the third time, the free fest will come to the Great Lawn - this time on September, 27th - with the mission to raise awareness and inspire action to end extreme poverty all around the world...
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Jul 08, 2014

Maan Journal: Jihadis Tug at Edges of a Staunch American Ally

Poverty, unemployment and anti-government sentiment in the Jordanian town of Maan have created modest but growing support for Islamic militancy among residents... #Syria #Jordan #Iraq
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