Railways to IAS: Where are the Women?



Women’s representation in government jobs is less than 15%.



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Why did Modi shoot down farm loan waivers?



Past experience shows loan waivers benefited only 30% of India’s farmers; here again, the richer cultivator skimmed the cream, leaving very little for his poorer brethren.



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EXPLAINED! 'Back series' of GDP and more



The GDP always has a base year, which defines the composition of the economy in that year. As the composition changes, the base year needs to be revised regularly. Abhishek Waghmare explains how that is done.



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Ease of doing business: Truth behind India's phenomenal rise



India could do even better next year if the two structural reforms – Goods and Services Taxes and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code process – stabilise and get counted in next year’s rankings.



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'Differences between the two GDP series are minimal'



N R Bhanumurthy, professor of economics at the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, and the author of the series, presented in a report to the National Statistical Commission, explains to Abhishek Waghmare various aspects of the methodology.



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Why small savings investments have risen to Rs 1.55 trillion



Demonetisation is the biggest reason for the rise in preference for small savings.



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