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Sep 8th, 2015
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A Couple of weeks ago, RBI granted in principle approval to eleven players to launch Payment banks. The list included who’s  who of corporate biggies. The RBI also promised to roll out Small banks shortly. While Payment banks will primarily be vehicles of making electronic payment and fund transfer besides raising deposits, Small banks will offer complete banking servi...
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Aug 6th, 2015
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The Subject of social justice evokes strong emotions in India, from all sections of society and political class. But while the issue is of critical importance in a country as big and diverse as India and as disintegrated and divided society as the Indian society, the entire concept has been dealt in an extremely caricatured way that has mostly left out real problems. I...
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Jul 20th, 2015
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THE GOVERNMENT of India has recently launched the 24/7 Krishi Channel of Doordarshan to provide agriculture related information and know how to farmers. Good for farmers. However, the novel move was lost in the boisterous noise created by more political and TRP grabbing issues such as ‘Vyapam Scam’ and ‘Lalitgate’. But it is necessary to pause for a moment and think ab...
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Jun 2nd, 2015
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In our previous issue we brought out the problems pertaining to Indian education system. This time around we shifted our focus on much graver subject – India’s internal security environment. Internal security is one of the top national issues of the country today. The internal security of the country has various dimensions, including defending country’s citizens ...
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May 6th, 2015
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Education, as we all know, is a basic tool that empowers an individual to take up all challenges of life. Realizing this, the government of India has made right to education a fundamental right. Numerous programs have been started by the center and the states to spread literacy and make children attend school. However, there are millions and millions of children in bot...
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Apr 6th, 2015
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Farmers committing suicide is not unusual in India. It happens almost every eason. Unseasonal rains and strong winds that lashed the entire north- western region recently could be the latest trigger for the extreme step by farmers at margin. At least seven farmers have already committed suicide, and  one farmer has suffered an instant heart attack on seeing his flatten...
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Mar 3rd, 2015
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Swami Vivekananda, if he addresses the world with the quote like “There is no chance of the welfare of the world unless the condition of women is improved. It is not possible for a bird to fly on one wing.” He had made this statement in his era but it is effective even in 21st century. He understood the seriousness and he made us aware too, but the problem is still sta...
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Feb 5th, 2015
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The month of January saw media space dominated by the anticipation, expectation and analysis of the US President Obama’s visit to India. It is true that it was for the first time that an American President was the guest of honor on the Republic Day celebrations, the noteworthy thing was the saturation coverage that primetime media provided to the visit, especially elec...
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Jan 8th, 2015
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As the year 2014 bids adieu, it leaves mixed feelings about the year that was. On one hand, there were some very positive developments. For the first time, an Indian and a Pakistani won Nobel together, ironically for peace. India successfully probed Mars, Sensex peaked out in unchartered territory and a new government came to power. But on the other hand, there were he...
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Dec 11th, 2014
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A couple of months back, PM Narendra Modi launched the “Make in India” campaign which is aimed at establishing India as a global manufacturing hub. While the idea has captured the imagination of industry leaders, there are people who are asking a very legitimate question which is, can we create a viable and competitive manufacturing when we force our industry to create...