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Cash transfer schemes may be big vote-winners: Study

Mumbai, Jan. 11 -- Ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the union government is reportedly considering income support for farmers to alleviate agricultural distress and, ultimately, secure the rural... Read More


Strengthening the SME loan infrastructure in India

New Delhi, Jan. 10 -- From kirana stores to local businesses, small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are central to the Indian economy. According to the ministry of micro, small and medium enterpri... Read More


The IBC has an incentive problem

New Delhi, Jan. 2 -- The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) was introduced by the Narendra Modi government in December 2016 to expeditiously resolve claims involving insolvent companies in a bid to ... Read More


Commodity cycle favourable for India, but risks remain

New Delhi, Dec. 31 -- The year 2018 began with great optimism about economic growth. As it draws to a close, there are fears of an upcoming recession in the world's largest economy, the US, and early ... Read More


Commodity cycle favourable, but risks remain

New Delhi, Dec. 31 -- The year 2018 began with great optimism about economic growth. As it draws to a close, there are fears of an upcoming recession in the world's largest economy, the US, and early ... Read More


People don't understand online data privacy policy: Study

New Delhi, Dec. 27 -- Even as regulators push tech giants such as Facebook Inc. and Google (Alphabet Inc.) to rehaul their data privacy policies, consumers remain poorly informed about such policies, ... Read More


Swachh Bharat? Still not quite, shows a World Bank study

New Delhi, Dec. 24 -- The Swachh Bharat Mission hopes to make India open-defecation free by October 2019. But, despite the rush in the construction of toilets since the scheme's launch, India has the ... Read More


Why Indian women are leaving the workforce

Mumbai, Dec. 21 -- At 27%, India's female labour force participation rate is among the lowest in the world and has declined significantly over the last two decades, according to data from the Internat... Read More


WHY CREDIBILITY OF OUR FISCAL MATH IS UNDERSTRAIN

New Delhi, Dec. 21 -- The Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government has been lauded for its ability to rein in the headline fiscal deficit over the past few years, which has argu... Read More


Stop working from home as it's stressful, says new study

Mumbai, Dec. 20 -- Working from the comforts of their own homes should, in theory, improve employee well being. However, new research suggests that working from home may have more disadvantages than p... Read More