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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.
Dec 27, 2016
Indus water dispute: Pakistan's FM talks to World Bank chief, objects to pausing arbitration processDar said that delaying arbitration would seriously prejudice Pakistan's interests and rights under the bilateral Indus Waters Treaty which was signed in 1960.
Dec 25, 2016
Indus Waters Treaty: Pakistan objects to World Bank pausing two processesPakistan has asked the World Bank to "fulfil its obligations" regarding the Indus Waters Treaty as it objected to the body pausing two concurrent processes related to Indo-Pak dispute over Kishenganga and Ratle project.
Dec 16, 2016
FDI inflows to remain robust in 2017 as well, says Nirmala SitharamanFDI inflows in January-September jumped 21 per cent to $32.18 billion
Dec 13, 2016
Indus Water Treaty: World Bank pauses processes; urges India, Pakistan to look for alternative solutionsWorld Bank to allow alternative ways to resolve disagreements under the Indus Waters Treaty between India and Pakistan.
Dec 08, 2016
Demonetisation: Not the most effective tool to weed out corruption, eliminate black moneyThrough 'demonetisation', we have targeted the minuscule of the big whole, disturbing the natural flow of the cash economy in the country, which is very much a part of the main economy.
Nov 29, 2016
Demonetisation: Why RBI's new withdrawal rules lack logic and are discriminatoryOpposition parties have criticized Urjit Patel for compromising the central bank’s autonomy for his silence on the cash-crisis for over two weeks.