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Survival vs Development: Analysis of Maharashtra Farmer’s Agitation

July 9, 2017 - 6:41 pm in Economics, Governance

The state of Maharashtra is located in the western part of India, with it being the third largest state in the country. The state covers over an area of 118,809 square miles, shares its borders with the state of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Telangana,…

Modi Sarkar: Where does it stand at half Time?

January 19, 2017 - 11:17 pm in Economics

As Modi Sarkar completed half of its term recently (Nov 2016), how do we see the major features of this Government? There are some commentators who feel…

When the “Red light” turned “Black”

January 5, 2017 - 1:41 pm in Economics

A glimpse into the red light areas post demonetisation... While November 8 shook the nation with a bold and unprepared step by the Government of India,…

Demonetization: Assault on the People | Ram Puniyani

December 12, 2016 - 7:55 pm in Economics

The month old gamble of Mr. Modi (November 2016) has put the whole country in an unprecedented chaos. The demonetization of 86.4% of the circulating currency in the form of Rs 500 and 1000 rupee notes has put into jeopardy the life of major sections of society.…

Economic uncertainty needs and end with Law taking its own course

November 30, 2016 - 4:21 pm in Economics

The rhetorical flourish over any unsavory incident or unhappy event by the concerned minister or the politician is that law would take its own course.  However notwithstanding such sound demonstration of logic and credibility the nagging question remains…

Invitation: National Convention on Industrial Corridors

April 21, 2016 - 2:19 pm in Economics

Industrial Corridors: A New Ploy to Plunder Resources and People’s Sovereignty April 22-23, 2016, 10 am to 5 pm 
Indian Social Institute, New Delhi It is the irony of India that after independence, the democratic governments elected by the people have…

Union Budget Analysis 2016-17 – Analysis

March 13, 2016 - 12:47 pm in Economics

We all know that BJP government is excellent in making and breaking promises of all sorts – development, governance, social harmony, education, patriotism, black money, corruption, etc. and diverting public attention towards false nationalism, start up India,…

Budget2016 another Jumla: Social Movements waiting Acchedin

March 1, 2016 - 2:37 pm in Economics

Government of India presented its annual budget with much fanfare, claiming it to be pro-poor and pro-rural, but the question looms whether it will really change the fortunes of the marginalized sections of the society. In year 2014-15, the unspent amount…

Ajmal Foundation boots student’s career prospects by Psychometric Assessment

December 23, 2015 - 3:46 pm in Economics

In a bid to improve the student’s career prospects and to guide them in making informed career decisions, the Institutional Excellence Forum (IEF) Noida, in collaboration with Ajmal Foundation, Hojai recently conducted  “Students Psychometric Assessment”…

Half million Indian children produce cottonseed

August 5, 2015 - 7:25 pm in Economics

NEW REPORT: ‘Cotton’s Forgotten Children’ Almost half a million Indian children produce cottonseed   Utrecht, The Hague, 23 July 2015 Almost half a million Indian children are working to produce the cottonseed that is the basis for our garments and…