Fair Competition: The Catalyst of Economic Development

Author: Sandeep Suresh “The competitive process and the development process are so intertwined as to be indistinguishable”[1] Competition, the process of rivalry between firms striving to gain sales and make profits, is the driving force behind economies. Efficient and fair markets are essential for economic growth. Effective competition is not automatic and can be harmed by inappropriate government...

Research: Meaning, Role and its importance…!!

Author: VS Warrier Research…!! The word is quite familiar to all of us, right? Yeah…! Research that is what we are trained to do or asked to do in our Ph.D program or while writing our dissertation in the final semester or even for a small class project/assignment. From school level till date we have been familiar with the word Research. So what is Research? What does a Research really signify?...

Natural Gas Being The Fuel Of 21st Century India: Issues And Concerns

Authors: Sheetal Saraswat and Vibhor Sharma** The energy sector in India has been receiving high priority in the planning process. The growth of an economy, with its global competitiveness, hinges on the availability of cost-effective and environmentally benign energy sources. Even the level of economic development has been observed to be reliant on the energy demand. In the recent years, the government...

FDI in Pension Funds

Author: Aakarsh Kamra* Recently the Government in a desperate attempt to revive the failing economy announced a slew of reforms comprising mainly of allowing foreign Direct Investment in various sectors such as Multi Brand Retail, FM Broadcasting, Power exchanges and civil aviation. There has been an unending debate and a great opposition on the issue whether the decision of allowing a cap of 51% FDI...

Due Diligence of Property: Keep a check

Author: Prachi Gupta ‘Some people really trip on success or popularity. My friends would talk to me about that, about tripping on all this stuff, but you know what I tripped on? I started buying property.’ – ROY AYERS “Due diligence” is a term used for a number of concepts involving either an investigation of a business or person prior to signing a contract, or an act with a certain...

am I safe??? concern about rape cases

Author: Garima Tiwari* By not coming forward (about rape), you make yourself a victim forever- Kelly McGills I have been very agitated since the past few days. Picking up newspaper and reading how Madhya Pradesh is showing its laurels in leading with most rape cases. I am particularly disturbed with the fact, that there is no discussion amongst the educated masses of the society of this issue. Well...

The money plant…!

Money Plant Author: Rajiv Krish* Mr. A: “I hate creepers; it destroyed my wonderful mural wall painting, a costly one, last monsoon” Mr. B: “But, what you destroyed yesterday were money plants and no ordinary creepers”. Mr. “A: “Ooh! really…? I did not know, nor did I realize; it was just my natural reaction to the economic drain I suffered last monsoon.” Mr. B: “Agree! But you should...