Orientation for Civil Services 2020 – A Message for Freshers

  Orientation for Civil Services 2020 – A Message for Freshers In the following video important guidelines are given for those who are preparing for UPSC civil services – 2020, especially for freshers who are beginning their UPSC journey from this year onwards. This video also includes few important tips by toppers (Rank 18, Rank …

VIDEO – State of the Economy- with Gita Gopinath

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VnpIlXBmvTQ&w=560&h=315] SUMMARY : The current video discusses the current global economy scenario and its effects on Indian Economy. The guest i.e. Ms Gita Gopinath is a professor of economics at Harvard, US. The discussion is more about the loopholes in Indian economy and talks about the causes and remedies of current economic dip in Indian …

VIDEO – Amendment to APMC Act- Will it Bring Relief From Souring Prices?

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M_6v_NMU2NQ&w=560&h=315] Summary – The debate is cornered around the proposed amendment by the UPA Government in the APMC Act. This moves comes in order to bring relief from prevailing high prices of fruits and vegetables. The high prices have affected the common man the most and also the farmers. Firstly, What is APMC Act? What …

The Big Picture – Will 2014 see new policy and paradigms in India?

Guests: Mohan Guruswamy (Visiting Fellow, Observer Research Foundation) ; Dr. Santosh Mehrotra (Director General, Institute of Applied Manpower Research) ; Renu Kohli (Former Staff Member, International Monetary Fund and RBI) ; Paranjoy Guha Thakurta (Senior Journalist and Economic Analyst) Anchor: Girish Nikam [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKZ2yzia3GM&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

World Panorama – the rationale behind Japan’s increased spending on defense

Topic: The rationale behind Japan’s increased spending on defense. With the threat of China looming over Japan, its imperative for Japan to defend its territory, however does that mean Japan is letting go of its decades old pacifist approach? Guest: R N Das (Senior Fellow, IDSA) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B2kB5sXos9M&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

VIDEO – Policy Watch – India’s tough stand in the WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali; Chinese Yuan going remarkably strong against the Dollar

Topics: India’s tough stand in the WTO Ministerial Conference in Bali; government’s decision to grant interest-free loan to UP sugar millers and Chinese Yuan going remarkably strong against the Dollar. Guest: Harvir Singh (Senior Editor, Business & Economy, Amar Ujala) Anchor: Mythili Bhusnurmath [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpBWEDl6V90&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

The Big Picture – Free Trade Agreements: Harmful or Helpful to Build?

Guests: Ajay Dua (Former Secretary, Ministry of Commerce and Industry) ; Pinak Ranjan Chakravarty (Former Secretary, Public Diplomacy and Economic Relations in the Ministry of External Affairs) ; S K Sarkar (Chairman, Economic Affairs Committee, PHD Chambers of Commerce) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q_sNEIcdQvY&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

Video- Policy Watch : Stock Market Volatility; RBI’s recent Paper on Wholly Owned Subsidiaries Model for Foreign Banks in India

Topics: Stock market volatility; RBI’s recent paper on wholly owned subsidiaries model for foreign banks in India & the recommendations of the telecom commission on spectrum auction. Guest: Jagannadham Thunuguntla (Equity Head, SMC Capital) Anchor: Mythili Bhusnurmath [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qMAPXRwqqIk&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV

The Big Picture – Manufacturing sector: Why are we lagging behind?

Guests: Mohan Guruswamy (Economist and Distinguished Fellow at the Observer Research Foundation) ; Jagdish Khattar (Former Managing Director of Maruti Udyog Ltd) ; Dr. Praveen Jha (Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, JNU) ; Priya Ranjan Dash (Managing Editor, Financial Chronicle) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QlKQX0XhsD4&w=560&h=315] Courtesy: Rajya Sabha TV