Chennai: The employees of the State-run Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI) went on a four-day all-India strike from March 27 to 31 to protest against the privatisation of the bank. 899 more words
The Narendra Modi government has increased the excise duty on petrol and diesel nine times since November 2014.
This has ensured that the benefit of falling oil prices has not been totally passed on to end consumers in the form of lower petrol and diesel prices. 1,217 more words
Corporate executives and holders of financial assets—I’ll call them “capitalists” for short—are ceasing to invest in American industry.
Instead corporations are investing their profits in buying back stock, which automatically increases the value of the rest of the stock. 532 more words
By the time you read this piece, you would have been bombarded with a huge amount of analysis on the budget the finance minister Arun Jaitley presented yesterday. 1,317 more words
This article has been co-authored by Suryakiran Tiwari (aka Politicalbaaba) and Subhash Chandra (Political Insights Consultant)
While lower crude prices have brought cheer to analysts who track India’s growth story, the end consumer is not gaining by much. 1,692 more words
1) Birth of a new Planet:-
Astronomers have observed for first time a planet taking shape out of microscopic dust particles 450 light years from Earth The primordial process that turns enormous clouds of cosmic dust into newborn planets over millions of years has been observed directly for the first time.