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October 20, 2015

India’s Sedition Laws and Current Issues

In August 2014, the Maharashtra Government had come out with a circular that defined the conditions under which the police can arrest a person on sedition charges. This circular

May 5, 2015

Initial Public Offering (IPO)

When an unlisted company makes either a fresh issue of securities or an offer for sale of its existing securities or both for the first time to the public,

March 16, 2015

Current Targets in Priority Sector Lending

As of March 2015, the domestic banks and foreign banks with 20 and more branches have to disburse 40% of the Net Bank Credit (NBC) to Total Priority sector,

August 13, 2014

Islamic Banking

In November 2016, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed the opening of Islamic window in conventional banks for gradual introduction of Sharia-compliant or interest-free banking in the

August 13, 2014

Trends in India Japan Relations

Year 2012 marked the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Japan. Certain economic and geopolitical circumstances make India and Japan global partners. Economic Circumstances:

August 13, 2014

Algorithm Trading

Algorithm Trading, also called Automated Trading, Black-Box Trading or Algo-Trading is the use of electronic platforms for entering trading orders. It is driven by algorithms which use vast volumes

August 13, 2014

Various Problems of PPP Contracts in India

The Public Private Partnership (PPP) model in India is mostly directed towards attracting private investment in infrastructure projects. Though India is one of the largest recipients of private investment

August 13, 2014

Rationalization of centrally sponsored schemes

The number of centrally sponsored schemes has been trimmed by 2013 from 173 to 170. The humongous number of these schemes has many raised eyebrows in recent times. The