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Selling Liquor in a Gandhian State is an Anomaly

| December 20, 2010 | 0 Comments | Total Views: 264

…rcome the temptation of using such revenue for nation-building purposes. India has come a long way ahead of the state of 1930s or 40s. The poverty level and situation have changed. In 30s, people in the state of unemployment and poverty used to spend their spare time in drinking, even if they had no money. The result was families destroyed due to head of the family being indulged in drinking habit. Violence caused by drinking problem was a commo…

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Should FDI be Allowed in Higher Education

| January 7, 2011 | 1 Comment | Total Views: 2,324

…ss of $1000. India’s higher education system is the third largest in the world, after China and the United States. The main governing body at the tertiary level is the University Grants Commission (India), which enforces its standards, advises the government, and helps coordinate between the centre and the state. As of 2009, India has 20 central universities, 215 state universities, 100 deemed universities, 5 institutions established and fu…

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Welcome Back, Socialism

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments | Total Views: 223

…land. Later, aiming at foreign investments, it created Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in various cities of China. State owned enterprises were restructured with western style management. Since, Economic liberalisation of 1978, China’s economy has grown 90 times. Right now, it is the fastest growing economy of the world. The Chinese economy surpassed UK as the fourth largest economy in 2005, replaced Germany from third place in 2007 and fina…

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Let us Legalize Gambling

| December 27, 2010 | 0 Comments | Total Views: 146

…f taxes. Also, tourists are attracted towards these places. In India, gambling is strictly prohibited. Only two states allow gambling, Goa and Sikkim. There is one casino in Sikkim and 12 in Goa. Apart from these, illegal gambling is going on throughout the country. Other than lotteries, legal gambling in India is limited to betting on horse racing. Indian gambling market is estimated to be around USD 60 billion per year, out of which half comes…

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