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September 18, 2018
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 [...]Read More

July 25, 2018
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 [...]Read More

July 21, 2018
Clearing The Hovering Clouds

‘Make in India’ and ‘Made In India’ have become a topic of debate in recent times with a lot of confusion surrounding the difference between the two. Most of us think of them as the same concept but precisely, they are two different economic programs. Discussing these in detail will help us in getting a fair idea of both initiatives launched by the government. Make in India Make in India is an initiative launched by [...]Read More

May 6, 2018
Events that changed the face of India

With 70 years gone by since India became independent, the nation has passed through several vicissitudes, accomplishments and mass movements. There have been many major events after independence which have moulded the face of India for good or bad. During the last seven decades, the country has witnessed several changes both in the political arena and social life. It overcame many hurdles and Indians earned global recognition in various fields. On the 70th anniversary of [...]Read More

February 25, 2018
UP Investors’ summit 2018

Ever since BJP won the State Elections of Uttar Pradesh with a landslide margin, CM Yogi Adityanath has been adamant to change the face of the state and convert it into an investment hub for investors from different sectors. Ever since CM Yogi took over the reins of the state with the largest population in the country, he has ushered in a renewed hope amongst the population of UP especially the youth of the state and has taken definitive [...]Read More

November 23, 2017
Moody's Rating and Growth of Indian Economy

Moody’s Investors Service, one of the largest credit rating agencies in the world, announced an upgrade of India’s sovereign rating – the first positive rating upgrade received by the economy from Moody’s in about 13 years. The move has been credited to the slew of economic reforms and policy changes initiated by Prime Minister Modi and his government. Moody’s has assigned India a BAA2 rating with a Stable outlook – up from BAA3 rating with [...]Read More

November 16, 2016
Can India Really Go Cashless

Ever since the Indian Government has opted to take back notes of Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 the number of people waiting outside banks and ATMs has only increased. A lot of people are still looking to get their old banknotes exchanged, get money for their daily expenses, and in such a situation it seems that plastic money – in the shape of credit cards and debit cards – could be the only way forward. [...]Read More

November 15, 2016
ways in which indians will convert their black money into white

Black money in layman terms is money earned by an individual in the black market, on which taxes have not been paid and is thus, illegal. While some reports claim that there is a total of US$1.06 trillion held illegally in the Swiss banks, the actual amount of black money deposited in foreign banks is still unknown. In a bid to curb the creation and flow of black money into the Indian economy, Prime Minister [...]Read More

November 9, 2016
Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Note Ban Impact on Economy, Real Estate, Gold & Jewellery and Others

Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Currency Notes Ban Impact PM Modi’s dramatic move last night has certainly left the country shocked and it’s now time to look at the gainers and losers from this major reform. Must Read : Features of New Rs 500 and Rs 2000 Currency Notes Gainers Demonetization of Rs 1000 note and the introduction of the new Rs 500 note will impact at least 90% of the cash circulating in the [...]Read More

June 2, 2016
Tenure of Raghuram Rajan

When Dr. Raghuram Rajan took over as the 23rd Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from D. Subbarao on 4 September 2013, he had major challenges at hand. The economy was at its lowest point in over a decade, the rupee had weakened to record levels – depreciating 11% that year, FIIs were pulling out money, FDI was becoming scarce, and worst of all, investor confidence in the UPA II government was at its [...]Read More

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