In the years just before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the global crisis, India saw a boom. The strong growth of 2006-08 triggered an ‘irrational exuberance’, in which lay the seeds of many of today’s NPAs.
Demands for and against eliminating a tigress in Maharashtra have divided public opinion. But conservation does not guarantee happy endings.
Only 2.5 million holidaymakers visited India from abroad in 2016. This is far less than in far smaller countries like Thailand, which received 31 million leisure tourists in 2017.
The genesis of the Shahpur Kandi project can be traced to a 1979 agreement between Chief Ministers Parkash Singh Badal and Sheikh Abdullah of Punjab and J&K respectively, for the Ranjit Sagar (Thein) Dam.
Conducted between July 30 and August 12, the survey asked 4,581 American adults for their feelings towards 10 other countries on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100. A rating of 51 or higher is “warm”; a rating below 50 is “cold”; a rating of 50 is neutral.
In a move arising out of case involving the newspaper, Income Tax department reopens Sonia and Rahul tax assessments for 2011-12. What is the National Herald case, how did it lead to the I-T move?
The EC imposes limits on campaign expenditure incurred by a candidate (Rs 50-70 lakh for Lok Sabha and Rs 20-28 lakh for Assembly, both varying state by state) but there is no cap on expenses incurred by political parties.
PNB fraud case: Diffusion Notice is issued for locating a fugitive; Red Notice covers arrest but is not binding on any country.
Raghuram Rajan: Bankers, promoters, or their backers in government sometimes turn around and accuse regulators of creating the bad loan problem. The truth is bankers, promoters, and circumstances create the bad loan problem.
Kerala floods: 1.16 bn cubic m space available in dams, 2.19 bn cubic m inflow in 3 days
How does this programme evaluate students, and why was India out of it for 10 years?
Why is it so difficult for governments to cut taxes on auto fuels and could the inclusion of petrol and diesel under GST change this situation? All your questions answered.
Reservation rules provide for 15% posts for SCs and 7.5% for STs at the level of professors, assistant professors and associate professors, and for 27% for OBC candidates at the level of assistant professors only.
What were these killings, and why was the appointment of this panel quashed?
What is Amendment XXV to the United States Constitution, and what is the “complex” process it prescribes?
It is not just rising prices and imports of crude that have put pressure on the rupee. From coal & coke to electronics and minerals, a look at how Indian imports have risen sharply from one fiscal to the next.
Until the Supreme Court read down IPC Section 377, India was one of 72 countries that treated same-sex relationships as a crime. It is now set to join 124 other countries where such relationships are legal.
Justice D Y Chandrachud, also on the Constitution Bench, referred to last year’s judgment on the right to privacy while observing that the 2013 judgment had been “eroded and even disapproved”.
How Supreme Court strikes a powerful blow for freedom and choice, underlines inclusion of all
Several police officers said the judgment has opened up grey areas, and guidelines will be needed to deal with cases where, say, a gay individual withdraws “consent” and lodges a complaint against their partner. India’s laws on sexual assault do not recognise men as victims of rape.
Alia, Anushka, Kareena: Fashion hits and misses of the week (Sept 16 – Sept 22)