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Feb 02, 2017
UNDP blames Pakistan's neglect for delay in resolution of water issues with IndiaPakistan, as per the treaty, is not allowed to prohibit construction of hydropower dams by India.
Feb 02, 2017
Arun Jaitley unveils budget for recovery, and the poor, after cash crackdownThe budget sops come days before India holds five regional elections that will go some way in determining whether Modi can win a second term as Indian leader in 2019.
Feb 01, 2017
Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley roots for recovery, and for the poor, after cash crunchIndia will ramp up spending on rural areas, infrastructure and fighting poverty, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said as he unveiled his annual budget on Wednesday, adding the impact on growth from the government's cash crackdown would wear off soon.
Jan 24, 2017
Railways may create Rs 6.7 trillion business opportunity in 5 years, says reportThe business opportunities could be the largest compared to rest of the world except China and would be more than 2.5 times the capital expenditure seen in five fiscals to 2015
Jan 24, 2017
National Anthem guidelines for persons with disabilities are regressive, compromises right of individual autonomyAfter passing the historic Rights of Persons with Disability Bill in the Lok Sabha in 2016, the new guidelines on how people with disabilities can show respect when the national anthem is being played in movie halls or public functions, shows that perhaps nothing has changed when it comes to respecting the basic human right of individual autonomy
Jan 23, 2017
India's healthcare spend remains dismal; why budget should focus on better utilisation of resourcesStepping up investment in public healthcare is pivotal to sustaining India’s economic growth
Jan 18, 2017
Narendra Modi's social security system for poor is a good idea if corruption pitfalls are avoidedIn a country where 90 percent of the workforce are in the unorganised sector, a social security system which the Narendra Modi government is likely to announce in the Union Budget 2017 could be the next logical step, provided the pitfalls are avoided.
Jan 17, 2017
IMF GDP forecast: Can we stop the India-China ‘fastest growing economy' debate?A sharp decline in GDP growth would mean more job losses, decline in consumer’s ability to purchase and lower number of new projects coming in. Even the existing projects may get derailed resulting in large cost overrun. Compared to this loss, what will the tangible gains from the demonetisation exercise, both in the short-term and long-term is a matter of speculation.
Jan 11, 2017
Demonetisation effect: World Bank says India's growth expected to decelerate to 7% in 2017"Unexpected demonetisation', the phasing out of large-denomination currency notes which were subsequently replaced with new onesweighed on growth in the third quarter of FY2017," the World Bank said.
Dec 28, 2016
Violation of Indus Waters Treaty can set dangerous precedent: Pakistan foreign secretaryPakistan's Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry has said India's violation of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) would set a dangerous precedent for other countries to behave similarly.