India

April 21, 2013

Will the new GDP forecast increase the base for the Financial Services Sector in India

Emergence of Developing Economies Over the last few decades, the global economy has witnessed the emergence of developing economies. There has been increased global integration and […]
April 18, 2013

Money Laundering- Lessons from Sting Operation

Money Laundering in India At the end the shiny reputation of three of India’s largest private banks was pulled down by mere camera based sting operation. […]
April 17, 2013

6 Reasons for low Participation in Indian Capital Markets Today

Relevance of Capital Markets In today’s global dynamic market, the economic relevance of a Capital Market lies in its effectiveness. It is dependent on how effective […]
April 16, 2013

Why does India need Energy Security reforms

Energy security Energy security is one of the areas where the government needs to work. The lack in the reforms, governance is doing no good to […]
April 16, 2013

Crony Capitalism in India wins again as Government sells power consumers short at the altar of big Business Interests

Adanis, Ambanis and Tatas fail to build Thermal Power Plants in India The Indian government has sold the common Indian consumer short, to pander to the interest of […]
April 15, 2013

Indian Economic Survey – Fact or Fiction?

Economic Survey – Facts The pre-budget Economic survey gave a rosy picture indicating the return of happy days for the economy. The GDP growth will take […]
April 14, 2013

Good Governance changes the state of affairs from ‘Bimaru’ to ‘fast developing’ states

The State of Bihar, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh Well it might seem shocking but the Indian states of Bihar, Odisha, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh were […]
April 13, 2013

Indian Slums Vs. Rural Areas – Are they any better off

Indian Slums The recent report of the Census Commissioner very well depicts the state of the Indian economy. In India, over 64 million people represent the […]
April 12, 2013

Fire from Ice: A promising new Energy source of Natural Gas

Natural Gas from Fire Ice India is a land of diverse culture, huge population, slow development, medium standard of living. Majority of its people are employed […]
April 11, 2013

India's Renewable Energy Industry to hit a huge transmission hurdle soon, after REC bungling

India’s Renewable Energy Industry India’s renewable energy industry is already facing huge problems due to the country’s dysfunctional governance. The whole power industry is in crisis, […]
April 9, 2013

Is it the time for Bear Market of Gold?

Golden Bear Market Well it is needless to say that the bullion market has made individual rich. A safe investment with maximum return is all how […]
April 5, 2013

General Anti Avoidance Rules (GAAR), India – Meaning and Implications

GAAR GAAR or General Anti Avoidance Rules is a concept which generally empowers the Revenue Authorities in a country to deny the tax benefits of transactions […]
April 4, 2013

Can India be still a Breakout Nation?

Some simple rules of the road, rather than some sweeping theory about institutions or geography, will determine India’s economic success over the visible time horizon. Why do Nations Rise and […]
April 4, 2013

Financing Opportunities for MSMEs in India

Micro Small and Medium Enterprise The Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector in India is quintessential to achieving the targeted growth rate of our nation. […]
April 3, 2013

Quick Guide to India's Education Industry

Indian Education Industry Literacy in India is one of the key deterrents to socioeconomic progress of the country. The Indian literacy rate currently stands at 74%, […]
April 3, 2013

RBI's Monetary Policy Review

The Reserve Bank of India in its recent monetary policy review has announced a rate cut by 25 basis points. The benchmark interest rate has been […]
April 3, 2013

Apollo Tyres – The Leader in Commercial Vehicle Segment

Indian Tyre Industry Indian Tyre industry is worth around Rs 300 billion for FY11. The industry was mainly dominated by the 5 players namely: MRF Apollo […]
April 2, 2013

CCT vs. Food Bill – A debate

CCT vs. Food Bill It is expected that the National Food Security Bill (NFSB), introduced in the Lok Sabha will impact negatively in the functioning of […]
April 2, 2013

Need of reviving the Industrial output to support the Indian Industries

The Indian government recently published its industrial output report which showed poor performance, as compared to the previous year. The industrial output fell by 0.6% in […]
April 1, 2013

Do BRIC Nations require a "Rockefeller" to change the Socioeconomic Scenario

John D. Rockefeller is known for his immense wealth. It made “rich as a Rockefeller” a day-to-day used proverb to signify or symbolize people with extreme […]
March 29, 2013

Islamic Banking in India?

Principles of Islamic Banking Islamic Banking is based on the principles of Islamic law which is also known as Shariah and is guided mainly on the […]
March 29, 2013

India's Renewable Purchase Obligation Policy to fail, thanks to our screwed up Government

India’s RPO Model India’s energy industry is a royal mess in all respects be it mining, electricity generation or distribution. Large parts of the populance do […]
March 28, 2013

Productive Job Creation- The driver for economy?

The Indian economy was primarily known to be an agrarian economy with majority of GDP coming from Agriculture and majority workforce dependent on Agriculture. Over the […]
March 28, 2013

Is the Investment Climate in West Bengal, India conducive for Industrial Growth

Investment Climate Investment Climate is a broad concept which encompasses all the factors affecting business decisions which includes profitability, location, etc. to a name a few. […]
March 28, 2013

Lazy and Corrupt Indian Government needs US Green Groups to fight its solar case with USA

I had earlier written about how India is being made a sucker by the US government which has filed a case against India at the WTO, […]
March 26, 2013

Is Gold the real Villain of Economy?

The rising fiscal deficit in India is a matter of concern for the country but for the government of India it  is the Gold which is […]
March 26, 2013

Will India's New Semiconductor Policy yield any Results – I don't think so

Videocon, Reliance to set up Chip Manufacturing Plants in India India is totally dependent on imports for its technology hardware needs, as the country has almost […]
March 25, 2013

India in 2020 – Really?

It is a known fact that India is currently ranked as the 10th largest economy in the world. There was much speculation since 2002 about the […]
March 25, 2013

Revitalizing the Indian Capital Market for faster Growth

Capital Market Growth It is undoubtedly true that last century has seen a tremendous growth of interaction and participation of the world. Be it in terms […]
March 25, 2013

The Rise of the Robots – Global Labor in more trouble

Global Unemployment The phenomenon of growing unemployment across the world has become a regular feature across daily news stories. This is not restricted to one nation […]