mutual fund investment through SIPs

Decoding framework of social stock exchange model in India

There is no provision for NPOs to reserve funds for unforeseen disasters. So, they need to create a pool of disaster reserve funds along with corporates. Read more »
Indian farmers need government support

Covid-19: Survey highlights apathy towards farmers’ cause

A survey conducted in 14 Maharashtra districts calls for government intervention and guidance to farmers for crop diversification and on sowing decisions. Read more »
NK Premachandram

Narendra Modi government should withdraw suspension of MPLADS

The Narendra Modi government has a tendency to go against the basic principles of decentralisation and democracy. Read more »
India agriculture exempted from lockdown.

The government exempts farming, allied activities from lockdown

The government eased the curbs for farm sector to ensure uninterrupted supply of essential items to the common man and to cushion the impact of the lockdown. Read more »
Charan Singh, Punjab and Sind Bank

‘Good beginning by govt, RBI; but much more needs to be done’

The government and the RBI have taken some useful steps, but the situation warrants bolder measures like the ones initiated by the US and UK, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Coronavirus outbreak: FM Sitharaman eases compliance burden to reduce pain

The Narendra Modi government announces easier compliance in areas such as income tax, GST, customs & excise, banking and trade. Read more »
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Surviving Coronavirus scare: A wish list for Indian economy, industry

Targeted schemes for households, corporates, MSMEs and financial sector can keep the Indian economy afloat, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
India PSU disinvestment

Modi government clears share sale in BHEL, MMTC, NMDC

The divestment proceeds key to the government’s efforts to meet an expected revenue shortfall of Rs 2 lakh crore this fiscal year. Read more »
Minister of state for housing, urban affairs and civil aviation Hardeep Singh Puri.

Most Indian cities now open defecation free: Hardeep Puri

Construction of 96.5 lakh houses approved, 934 km of metro lines under construction. Read more »
Coal India is a state monopoly in India

Govt to ease coal mines approval, to set 30-day deadline

The coal ministry had allotted five coal mines after a long gap of four years following an electronic auction conducted in the first week of November. Read more »