Category Archives: Economics and Business

New Regulatory Framework for TV Rating Agencies

  Aiming at making television ratings transparent, credible and accountable, Union Cabinet has approved comprehensive regulatory framework with guidelines for Television Rating Agencies in India. These guidelines will cover detailed…

CAG can Audit Telecom firms’ Accounts: HC

  In a latest development Delhi Government gave orders for CAG audit of Power companies. In same way Association of Unified Telecom Service Providers of India has challenged a move by…

New National Competition Policy

  Formulation of a National Competition Policy is under consideration of the Government. Giving this information in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Minister of Corporate Affairs,…

Islamic Banking : All You Need To Know

  Author: Siddharth Jain   The purpose of this article is to highlight what is Islamic Banking,its need and accompanying challenges. Islamic Banking is a subset of a broader concept of…

Bitcoin : Decoded

  Virtual currencies, or digital cash, are gaining popularity as a new way to purchase goods or services. They are not regulated or issued by a central bank. The most…

Indian Rupee and Oil Imports

  The Article is taken from Essay ‘The Future of the Indian Rupee Is Tied to Oil Imports’ prepared by Wharton University of Pennsylvania.    The weakness or strength of…

PM was ‘misled’: JPC report on 2G spectrum

  The report of the 30-member Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on “allocation and pricing of telecom licences and 2G Spectrum during 1998-2009” was presented to Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar…

GST & Its Salient Features

  GST is a tax on goods and services with comprehensive and continuous chain of set-off benefits from the producer’s point and service provider’s point up to the retailer’s level….

S.R Hashim Report: Identification of Poor in Urban Areas

  With the objective of putting in place a uniform criterion to identify the BPL households in urban areas so that objectivity and transparency is ensured in delivery of benefits…

New Methodology for Coal Block Auction

  The Government has approved the methodology for auction by competitive bidding of the coal blocks. The methodology provides for auctioning the fully explored coal blocks and also provides for…