India – UAE relations | Timeline

India and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) enjoy strong bonds of friendship based on age-old cultural, religious and economic ties between the two nations. India-UAE together have built a considerable degree of mutual trust that has enabled them to take their relationship to greater heights. UAE is India’s third-largest trading partner and is also a… Continue reading India – UAE relations | Timeline

Democracy in the 21st century | Timeline

Globally, there is a growing aspiration for democracy among ordinary people seeking greater freedom and dignity. Pew Research survey of 17 advanced economies in 2021 shows disaffection of people with the lack of individual freedom in authoritarian states. According to the survey, a median of 74% of people in these countries had no confidence in… Continue reading Democracy in the 21st century | Timeline

Opinion polls in India | Timeline

Opinion polls to study Indian national elections emerged in the 1950s. The proliferation of electronic media and the rapid monetisation in the 1990s provided momentum to polling agencies to venture into opinion polling on national electoral politics and state election contests. What is an Opinion poll? An opinion poll (pre-poll survey) is a survey of… Continue reading Opinion polls in India | Timeline

Draft India Data Accessibility & Use Policy 2022 | Timeline

On 22nd Feb 22, India’s ministry of electronics and information technology (MEITY) released a policy document called Draft India Data Accessibility & Use Policy 2022. For other articles under the TIMELINE Initiative, click HERE → The policy aims to radically transform India’s ability to harness public sector data. The proposals of the Draft Data Accessibility… Continue reading Draft India Data Accessibility & Use Policy 2022 | Timeline

Privatization in India and related issues | Timeline

India adopted a mixed economy model, where the Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs) were established on a socialistic pattern of development. However, due to the poor performance of several PSEs and the consequent huge fiscal deficits, privatization was pursued. For other articles under the TIMELINE Initiative, click HERE → For the ongoing fiscal year FY22, the government has set a… Continue reading Privatization in India and related issues | Timeline

Disinvestment | Timeline

Low capacity utilisation, lack of innovation and various other factors necessitated the beginning of Disinvestment process in India in the year 1991 when 31 selected PSUs were disinvested. It was from 2001 to 2004 when maximum number of disinvestments took place in India. These took the shape of either strategic sales (involving an effective transfer… Continue reading Disinvestment | Timeline

If women are not empowered, the economy loses 

News: Women in India have been in top positions in almost all the sectors like politics, administration and financial sector as well. However, despite this progress, we have a long way to go before we could say that there is complete gender equality in every respect. Glass ceilings are beginning to shatter, but there is… Continue reading If women are not empowered, the economy loses 

India – Myanmar relations | Timeline

India-Myanmar relations are rooted in shared historical, ethnic, cultural and religious ties. The geographical proximity of the two countries has helped develop and sustain cordial relations and facilitated people-to-people contact. India and Myanmar share a long land border of over 1600 km and a maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal. A large population of… Continue reading India – Myanmar relations | Timeline