Back to homepage

Daily Indepth Articles

The far right’s disruption of globalisation

🕔17:02, 21.Aug 2019

The ‘Protectionist Policy’ of the U.S. Government aimed at stimulating domestic production, reducing the country’s trade deficit and tackling domestic problems like unemployment and raised taxes, has led to globalization’s long-standing discontent. The article elucidates the steps taken by the

Read Full Article

Cycle of extremes: On droughts and flood

🕔15:52, 10.Aug 2019

Long periods of drought and then a sudden bout of excessive rainfall, bringing floods, has become a hallmark of Indian Monsoon for last few years. A common feature of drought and floods with coexistence poses a potent threat that cannot

Read Full Article

Taking on the mob: On Rajasthan law against mob lynching

🕔15:38, 10.Aug 2019

The Protection from Lynching Bill, 2019, makes Rajasthan the second state, after Manipur, to implement the suggestion of the Supreme Court to curb the rising intolerance and growing polarisation, with a law to criminalise the mob actions and instil a

Read Full Article

Shrinking Male workforce

🕔12:43, 10.Aug 2019

Data from the NSSO’s Periodic Labour Force Survey 2017-18,account for 28.6 crore employed male in the country, down from 30.4 crore in 2011-12. What is Unemployment? Unemployment is used as a measure of the health of the economy.When a person is searching for employment and

Read Full Article

Repo Rate Cuts

🕔12:41, 10.Aug 2019

Why in news? RBI has cut the repo rate and reserve repo rate by 35 basis points (bps).Basis point (BPS) is a common unit of measure for interest rates and one basis point is equal to 0.01% This is fourth time in a row that the RBI has

Read Full Article

Flood Management

🕔12:38, 10.Aug 2019

What is a flood?  When water inundates land that is normally dry, this is called a flood. Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land. One of the highly

Read Full Article

Non-Banking Financial Company

🕔15:34, 9.Aug 2019

A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 2013 or 1956 carrying on the business listed under Section 45 I (c ) of the RBI Act, 1934, i.e.: loans and advances, acquisition of shares/stocks/bonds/debentures/securities issued

Read Full Article

Governing the management of the “Mutual Fund”

🕔12:42, 8.Aug 2019

Governing the management of the “Mutual Fund” The News: In a recent development, the Security and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) introduced more stringent regulations to govern the management of the mutual fund. What is a mutual fund? Mutual fund, in simple terms, is

Read Full Article

Major Crops & Cropping Patterns in India

🕔12:07, 8.Aug 2019

Agriculture, with its allied sectors, is the primary source of livelihood for about more than 58 percent of Indians crops such as wheat, rice, pulses, sugarcane and cotton. Known to be an agrarian economy from the British regime, India is the highest producer of

Read Full Article

URBAN FLOODS

🕔18:14, 6.Aug 2019

URBAN FLOODS Floods are a natural process and are the most common of all-natural disasters. A flood is an overflow of water that submerges land that is usually dry. One of the highly flood-prone countries in the world is India.

Read Full Article