From all indications available now, the other factors including inflation, fuel prices, and improvement in real interest rates give the RBI headroom for another 100 bps reduction over the next one year.
Of vibrant summits and uneven development
Considering Nobel laureate Amartya Sen’s caution regarding the insecurity that people face over a lifetime due to the deprivation of basic education, the Annual Status of Education Report (ASER) 2014 calls for a hard look at the situation.
It may sound a bit far-fetched to say that there is a relationship between a Man Booker prize-winning novel set in New Zealand and the creative environment in India.
The resignation of Leela Samson as the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), and of several other members of the body, is a pointer to a deeper malaise in the institution.
Ban Ki-moon has nearly two more years to go, but the race for his successor asU.N. Secretary-General has already begun in world capitals as well as in New York
A first-hand account of how a family of Pandits left Kashmir and were unable to return home. January 19 marks the 25th anniversary of the exodus of Kashmiri Pandits from the Valley
The emphasis on interaction with international think tanks and Indian educational and policy research institutions would be a departure for the Indian bureaucracy.
Many projects languish because acquiring land has become an arduous task. Prabhu says states do not cooperate in releasing land, leading to delays in building under- and overbridges.
Diabetes is reaching epidemic proportions among India’s middle class and could blunt the country’s demographic dividend
Dissonances in climate goals shouldn’t restrain India and the US from seeking a cordial engagement on green energy
Both banks and India Inc need to take the right cue from the RBI’s surprise rate cut
As the world heads towards a new climate treaty by the end of the year, with Lima providing a bare-bones launching pad, many of the issues that have dogged negotiations will reach a flashpoint.
The ability to surprise the markets is an important trait of central banking and Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan displayed that when he cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage points
India has not produced any Nobel Prize winner in science in the last 85 years — largely because of the lack of a scientific environment in the country
The government’s reasoning that the land ordinance was meant to extend the benefit ofthe new law to various types of land acquisitions left uncovered so far is disingenuous
The manufactured outrage should be understood in the context of political mobilisation of right-wing groups and electoral competition in Tamil Nadu.
The share of students joining private schools is inching up although government schools still account for over two-thirds of all students.
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