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India’s telecom crisis has deepened with Vodafone Idea and Bharti Airtel having to cough up thousands of crores in dues to the government.
Modi govt can celebrate Ease of Doing Business ranking but can’t ignore India’s 140th rank in happiness index or the highest suicide rate in South East Asia.
India has risen to 63rd spot in the World Bank’s overall ease of doing business rankings, but on some parameters, it has slipped since 2013-14.
India jumped 14 places to rank 63rd in the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking index, and aims to be within 50 in the next few years.
The ranking comes at a time the RBI, World Bank, IMF and various rating agencies have slashed the India’s growth forecast.
In a new Carnegie India paper, an IAS officer and a scholar from Chennai lay out policy prescriptions for the government to create conditions and generate employment for India’s youth.
If Narendra Modi wants to double farmers’ incomes, then the Centre has to create a system that can rank states according to agricultural performance.
The attitude of the government, which looks at profit-making as the anti-thesis of socialism, has not changed in the last 25 years.
The government introduced 2 bills in Lok Sabha this week, which will consolidate earlier legislation seen as impediments to attracting investment.
A long-standing demand of investors has been to reform India’s outdated labour laws and do away with the ‘inspector raj’ system.