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Why are central bankers obsessed with inflation?
Nikhil Arora | 14 Nov, 2018
The battle between the Indian government and its central bank is neither new nor unique.
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Demonetisation paralysed businesses, says ex-banker Meera Sanyal
SME Times News Bureau | 09 Nov, 2018
Former banker Meera H. Sanyal in her book launched on second anniversary of the move to nullify high denomination currency, says demonetisation "paralysed businesses" in the country.
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Don't frame government-RBI debate in terms of adversarial engagement
G. Gurucharan | 06 Nov, 2018
Media reports have portrayed the differences between the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as a face-off, or worse still, as attempts by the government to undermine the independence of the central bank.
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How Delhi schools are revolutionising education, one teacher at a time
Nivedita Singh | 30 Oct, 2018
When Roshan Lal, a 40-year-old rickshawpuller, got his son Rakesh admitted to a government school in Delhi, all he wanted for him was to get a decent education. Since he could not afford to pay for a private school, all that was on his mind was that "government school mein kuch toh seekh hi lega" (at least, he would learn something there).
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India's economic growth not inclusive enough, inequality rises
Amit Kapoor | 23 Oct, 2018
The Indian growth story has been far from perfect. That is not an understatement by any stretch of imagination. A growing challenge for the economy is the fast-evolving problem of inequality.
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Platform companies: Leveraging the India story in the long run
Taponeel Mukherjee | 18 Oct, 2018
Real per capita GDP, stock market indices and consumption trends in India are currently interesting. Even as real GDP at an aggregate and per capita basis have broadly trended higher, equity market valuations have fluctuated. Amidst the noise of market data, it is often easy to forget that some of the best investment opportunities arise when market valuations arent quite at their peak.
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Green themes abound in Durga Puja marquees
Bappaditya Chatterjee | 15 Oct, 2018
At a time when global warming and high pollution levels have emerged as major challenges for policy planners worldwide, a number of community Durga Puja organisers in and around Kolkata have come up with green themes to spread awareness about a clean environment among the public.
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Fund outflows, oil prices to sink rupee further; 75-mark in sight
IANS | 08 Oct, 2018
The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) stance, along with an expected hike in the US lending rates and high crude oil prices are expected to further exert pressure on the Indian rupee in the coming week, experts say.
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How to bridge India's tech-induced skill gap
Amit Kapoor | 02 Oct, 2018
The world stands on the brink of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, powered by a wide range of new technology breakthroughs -- Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, advanced robotics, Internet of Things, cloud computing and 3D printing -- and the revolution is expected to result in major changes in the labour market globally by reducing the demand for middle-skilled workers doing repetitive tasks, and increasing the demand for more highly-skilled workers and also low-skilled workers doing non-routine work.
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India and the World: Are we moving with the global social progress?
Amit Kapoor | 24 Sep, 2018
The conversations on development have finally moved beyond the barriers of GDP and entered the arena that caters to the needs of the citizens of the nation.
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