Parliament and State Legislatures
Contest vs. consensus: (The Hindu, Editorial)
Whether an enlightened public figure or an active politician, the next President should be one who enjoys the widest possible acceptability. For this to happen, there should be meaningful discussions towards building a consensus among the major political parties ahead of the presidential election.
Effects of developed and developing countries policies
The Armed Forces of Philippines (AFP) have been engaged in a prolonged battle with the Maute-IS group.
New playground for non-state actors: (The Hindu, Editorial)
‘Internet-enabled’ terrorism has introduced greater complexity in an already difficult scenario.
Indian Economy. Planning, Growth and Employment
There are factors like regional balance, geographical reach, financial burden and smooth human resource transition that have to be looked into while taking a merger decision.
The ‘Make in India’ initiative unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014, provided the much-needed boost to the languishing manufacturing sector and also an overarching framework for long pending structural reforms. Supply side interventions including FDI reforms, ease of doing business, scaling up physical infrastructure and competitive federalism are all being addressed under this initiative.
Reserve Bank of India said its internal advisory committee (IAC) had identified 12 accounts, which account for 25% of non-performing assets of the Indian banking system for immediate resolution under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC).
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