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Editorial Simplified: Not So Easy Business | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Not So Easy Business | GS – III

This is the second year that India has seen a massive jump in “doing business” ranking. This year the jump in the ranking has been from 100 to 77. In two years, therefore, India’s position has improved from 130 to 77.

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Editorial Simplified: Bank and Its Critics | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Bank and Its Critics | GS – III

The recent uproar has been over two overlapping concerns — the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) norms and the liquidity management of the RBI since the IL&FS crisis broke in September 2018.

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Editorial Simplified: Choked by Smog | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Choked by Smog | GS – III

Air pollution is choking several cities in the northern States once again, as changes in temperature and slowing winds trap soot, dust and fine particulate matter.

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Editorial Simplified: Support for Lives on the Move | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Support for Lives on the Move | GS – III

the modern formal urban sector has often not been able to absorb the large number of rural workers entering the urban labour market. This has led to the growth of the ‘urban informal’ economy, which is marked by high poverty and vulnerabilities. , which is marked by high poverty and vulnerabilities.

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Editorial Simplified: Who Pays Taxes and Who Doesn’t | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Who Pays Taxes and Who Doesn’t | GS – III

The Central Board of Direct Taxes has released the latest data on income tax collections. The number of tax returns filed has gone up but collections have not shown a commensurate increase.

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Editorial Simplified: Time to Talk | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Time to Talk | GS – III

There has been simmering tensions over the last few months between the Reserve Bank of India and the Centre. The Centre-RBI face-off is not healthy. They must resolve their differences in private. Read More..

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Editorial Simplified: Universities and Patents | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Universities and Patents | GS – III

In its biggest push to create entrepreneurial universities, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has now asked all universities in India to set up Intellectual Property (IP) Centres. Read More..

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Editorial Simplified: Unclogging Our Oceans | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Unclogging Our Oceans | GS – III

Recently around 600 Sea turtles got entangled in ghost gear near the Maldives, of which 528 were Olive Ridleys — the same species that come in thousands to Odisha’s coasts to nest.

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Editorial Simplified: In The Net | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: In The Net | GS – III

The total direct tax collection is estimated to be over ₹10 lakh crore in 2017-18, an increase of about 18% from the previous year. But the contribution of direct taxes to the total amount of taxes collected by the government, which is currently 52.29%, is still below what it was in 2013.

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Editorial Simplified: Slippery Slope | GS – III

Editorial Simplified: Slippery Slope | GS – III

With well over 80% of its oil demand being met through imports, India clearly has a lot at stake as oil prices have risen by as much as 70% in rupee terms in the last one year.

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