Must Read News Articles – November 9th, 2018


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What next after #MeToo?

It is important to use this moment to craft a new, more effective framework for due process

India to join Afghanistan peace talks today

In a significant departure from India’s stand on engaging the Taliban, the government announced it would participate at a “non-official” level, sending two former senior diplomats to attend talks on the Afghanistan peace process to be held in Russia on Thursday.

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Six airports set to be privatised

Uncertainty gripped privatisation of six major airports, including those of Chennai and Kolkata, as the bidding has been deferred again, till the middle of March.

Independence and accountability

As the RBI’s autonomy is debated, it needs to revisit its exclusive focus on inflation-targeting

Political economics

The credit stimulus for MSMEs could have some unintended consequences

Centre to sell its entire stake in Dredging Corporation

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday gave ‘in-principle’ approval for strategic disinvestment of the government’s entire stake in the Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) to a consortium of four ports viz. Vishakhapatnam Port Trust, Paradeep Port Trust, Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust and Kandla Port Trust.

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