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Chhattisgarh Assembly Elections

Chhattisgarh goes to polls in November 2018 to elect the next government, and political parties are stepping up the ante in trying to catch voter attention with claims and counter-claims. In the din of high-pitched electoral rhetoric, it is a good time to pull back and make a realistic assessment of the ruling government and the possibilities of election outcomes. Chief Minister Raman Singh of the BJP has been at the helm since 2003 and [...]

list of the top 10 billionaires

While most of us strive to become successful, there are hundreds of people out there who have achieved success and became billionaires. Their success stories have made them eligible to serve as role models or inspirations for the generations of today. It is the hard work that they have put in, which made them what they are today. To acknowledge the efforts and hard work of these people, Forbes magazine publishes a list of the [...]

Freight Corridors

What are dedicated freight corridors? Indian Railways play a pivotal role in both – the movement of people, as well as, freight transportation. India transports about 3 million tonnes of freight through the railway; on a daily basis, according to a 2017 report by ‘Make in India‘. Rails being a cheaper and more eco-friendly alternative to “by road” means of transporting freight are hugely popular. Dedicated freight corridors, in a nutshell, are railway paths that [...]

September 15, 2018
Iphone launcehs 3 new phones

As September approaches, Apple lovers from across the globe wait with bated breath anticipating what surprises the giant tech firm will throw their way. So, on September 12, at a mega event held at its headquarters in California, Apple released three new iPhone models, along with an updated version of its Apple watch. Though rumor mills had it that an updated version of the 10.5 and 12.9 inch iPad Pro, MacBook Pros and an affordable [...]

The world’s most popular Operating System “Android” is ever evolving. Since its commercial release back in 2008, Android operating system has transformed functionally, conceptually and also visually. Apart from being smart and having exclusive features, it has become fast-paced and has intuitive design. Since the inception of android operating versions, several types have been released ranging from the first version petit four to cupcake, donut, gingerbread, jelly bean, marshmallow etc. Each Android version helps in [...]

August 17, 2018
Why is Rupee falling

The BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) came to power on 26th May, 2014, after winning the 16th Lok Sabha elections. In its manifesto, one issue that BJP had strongly criticised UPA for, was the free fall of Rupee i.e. its sharply declining value against the US Dollar. When NDA came to power, the exchange rate stood at 58.66. In simpler words, 1 Dollar= Rs. 58.66. Over the years, however, the Rupee has undergone continuous changes, [...]

Top 58 Largest Indian Public Companies

  फोर्ब्स की ‘ग्लोबल 2000’ सूची 2018 – भारत की सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र की 58 शीर्ष कंपनियाँ Forbes, the business magazine, in June this year, released the ‘Global 2000’ list mentioning the largest public sector companies all over the world. The list featured a total of 2000 largest public sector companies in which 58 companies were from India. This is a proud moment for India as it is home to some of the best public companies [...]

Largest Indian Public Sector Banks 2018

The banking sector is the most powerful and the leading industry in the Indian economy. After several reforms and advancements during the independence and post-independence phase, the banking sector witnessed immense prosperity. Currently, the country has about 26 public sector banks, 25 private sector banks, 43 international banks, and several scheduled and co-operative banks operating within the Indian economy. But the dominating position in the market is enjoyed by the public sector banks which own [...]

India sixth largest economy in the world

Indian economy has become a global role model for several developing countries. India has the largest population in the world and seventh largest country in terms of area, thus, it makes India’s economic growth story a remarkable journey. Indian economy was reeling under the ruins of economic distress, that encapsulated the country for 200 years of colonial rule. Indian economy recently became the sixth largest economy in the world in terms of gross domestic product [...]

Sanitary napkins - A GST journey

While menstruation remains more or less a social stigma to talk about, one thing has managed to break the silence a little. Goods & Services Tax (GST) gained a lot of attention, for a lot of reasons, one of them being the tax rates on sanitary napkins. When it was first announced, the 12% GST on pads raised concerns from social activists who saw it as an attack on menstrual hygiene. With the government slashing [...]

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