METLDEX India’s first base metal futures index. It is launched by Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX), the country’s leading commodity bourse. The index will track the real-time performance of a basket of MCX base metals futures and facilitate efficient price risk management across the value chain. METLDEX is based on the five base metals – zinc, ..

Critically discuss the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on Start-up ecosystem of India.

COVID-19 has adversely impacted the overall investment sector. While businesses across all sectors can sense the repercussions of COVID-19, start-ups have particularly been one of the most vulnerable. During the lockdown around 15% of start-ups have halted operations. Almost 44% of start-ups have cash runway for less than 6 months, 41% of start-ups have been impacted negatively ..

Critically examine the impact of COVID-19 towards the decline in global carbon dioxide emissions. Does it offer any strategies to control emissions in post COVID-19 era? Opine.

According to a new study by an international team of researchers, the lockdown imposed in most of the countries of the world to control the spread of COVID-19 has led to an unprecedented decline in global carbon dioxide emissions. The study has found that in the first six months of this year, 8.8 percent less ..


Examine the key features of the new Labour Code bills passed recently by parliament of India.

Parliament has recently passed the three labour code bills – the Occupational Safety, Health And Working Conditions Code, 2020, the Industrial Relations Code, 2020; and the Code on Social Security, 2020, merging 24 central labour laws in a major boost to labour reforms. The new labour laws are meant to make doing business easier in India. Following are ..

Critically examine the steps taken by the Government of India to stop opportunistic takeover by firms from countries with which India has border tensions.

The Central Government has recently made imperative changes in FDI policy putting brakes on deep pocketed Chinese companies and its sovereign funds looking to do bargain-hunting in India during the current COVID-19 times along with other neighbouring countries with which India shares its land borders. Government approval is required in all FDI proposals coming from ..

Throwing light upon the problem of huge debt owed by the Electricity DISCOMs to GENCOs of the country, suggest measure to tackle the same.

DISCOMs (Distribution Companies) total dues to GENCOs (Generation Companies) have rose over 37% year-on-year to Rs. 1.33 lakh crore in August 2020, causing a huge stress in the sector. The lockdown in the country has further jolt the electricity sector leading to massive fall in demand of electricity and a spiral of unpaid bills and ..