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Last updated: 05 Sep, 2017  
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Is the government in a pre-election haste to revamp green laws?
Mayank Aggarwal | 17 Jul, 2018
It is the final leg of the current Indian governments tenure, which began in 2014. As the general elections loom, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government has gone into hyperactive mode over the past year
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The Modi economy: Mostly sunny, with a few clouds
Frank F. Islam | 09 Jul, 2018
On Sunday, January 7, the New York Times ran a front page story titled "Rising Anxiety in India is Piercing Modi's Aura of Invincibility". The article discussed the decline in GDP, consumption and consumer confidence and its impact on India and Indians.
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SMEs settling down after initial teething problems (GST completes a year on June 30)
Bappaditya Chatterjee | 03 Jul, 2018
After the "initial bumpy ride", micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), which had faced problems with GST compliance and cash flows, are gradually settling down with the new indirect tax regime, stakeholders say.
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To what end are PSBs continuing to finance coal-fired power?
EAS Sarma | 25 Jun, 2018
The government's announcement to soon tender out 100 GW of solar power in one go is somewhat an ambitious step towards transition to clean energy, compared to the previous largest tender of 10 GW -- which is likely to be opened in July.
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Modi's strategic vision: Gap between aspiration and reality
C. Uday Bhaskar | 18 Jun, 2018
Global disorder appears to be the leitmotif of mid-2018, with the US and China embarking upon a trade-tariff war and the US-led Western alliance in considerable turmoil over the unseemly outcome of the just-concluded G-7 summit in Canada.
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SME India: Measure the success of your business beyond money
Digikredit Finance Pvt Ltd. | 11 Jun, 2018
An entrepreneur's journey is full of doubts, assumptions and questions. How do I know if I’m on the right path? How can I tell if it’s working? How do I know if my business is successful? Yes, you are not alone; these are some of the most common doubts of all entrepreneurs alike.
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The planet's pernicious plastic plague peril
Dr Bradnee Chambers | 04 Jun, 2018
Thanks to the wonders of modern industrial technology we are now producing 20 times as much plastic as we were doing in 1964. If the current trend continues, output will double in 20 years and double again by 2050.
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8 reasons why credit cards make small business financing simpler
Digikredit Finance Pvt Ltd. | 25 May, 2018
Credit cards are the key to a healthy business. Apart from being good for emergencies and fraud protection, they are undoubtedly a convenient source of capital for small business financing and vital in building up a good credit score.
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'Benefits will outweigh costs of extended trading in equity derivatives'
Rituraj Baruah and Rohit Vaid | 22 May, 2018
Even as the equity brokers are trying to figure out a way to cope with the longer trading hours on equity derivatives, many feel the benefit of "real-time" alignment with global markets would outweigh infrastructure challenges.
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4 tips to prevent defaulting on your business loan
Digikredit Finance Pvt Ltd | 30 Apr, 2018
Defaulting on a loan is a serious breach of trust and you could be liable for penalties, not to mention, loss of your assets.It can be easy to make sure that you never do; all you need to do is follow these 4 simple tips to prevent loan default.
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