The Big Picture – Private Sector’s role in the Indian Economy

Summary: Ever since the Liberalization process started in 1991, the role of private sector in the economy has been growing significantly. As the size of the Private Sector has grown, so as the size of the economy. Private Sector is mainly worried about the high interest rates and difficulty in getting capital. Medium and small …

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 December 2014

Insights Daily Current Events, 27 December 2014 ARCHIVES President signs coal, insurance ordinances President has signed two key ordinances to raise the cap on foreign direct investment in the insurance sector and facilitate e-auction of coal blocks, amid protest from the opposition parties. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Bill, 2014, was passed by the Lok …

The Big Picture – Indian Foreign Policy: Is it heading in the right direction?

Summary: 2014 has been a year of dramatic developments with the major shift in the political scene. This has also resulted in a new approach towards foreign policy. Probably no other Indian PM has ever participated in so many high powered multilateral and bilateral summits as Narendra Modi has done in his first 6 months …

Lok Sabha Insights – Ordinances on Coal and Insurance

  Lok Sabha Insights – Ordinances on Coal and Insurance 26/12/2014 A day after budget session was concluded 2 ordinances were promulgated; one was for Coals Mines Allocation ordinance which was redone as government failed to get relevant legislation passed in both houses. Other one was for FDI in insurance which raised FDI limit from …