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The first National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) journal includes a chapter on SATARC, written by Assistant Director Neha Sinha and Senior Associate Avanti Durani: Excerpts:    "Law and order is the purest form of a public good and the core responsibility of the state. sound law and order ...
This article in the Deccan Herald cites findings from IDFC Institute's SATARC survey. Excerpts:   "Not for just women family members, almost every Delhiite is worried for their male members too if they are outside their home as the evening sets in. Bengalurians too are a bit scared but t...
This Wall Street Journal article quotes Resident Senior Fellow Vivek Dehejia. Excerpts:   "As India heads into elections, central-bank technocrats worry that the government may dip into the RBI’s rupee reserves—a rainy-day fund used to shore up public finances—to open the spig...
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  • 18 June, 2019
    India’s budget needs to relook at its math
    In this Mint article on suggestions for the upcoming budget, Data Journalist Nikita Kwatra quotes Research Director and Senior Fellow, Niranjan Rajadhyaksha's recent paper on India's macroeconomic environment. Excerpts:   "...Any serious discussion on how the Indian economy has performed...
  • 31 May, 2019
    Modi's New Challenge Is Embracing Urbanization
    In this article on the Atlantic emphasising urbanisation as an important policy for NDA's second term, the author cites the case made by Reuben Abraham, CEO and Senior Fellow and Pritika Hingorani, Director and Research Fellow.    Excerpt below   "Reuben Abraham and...
  • 31 May, 2019
    Fast Fact: Who put up the strongest fight against the BJP?
    The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 303 out 543 seats in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The victory was a clear landslide for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party. However, we wanted to look at how much of a fight the competition put up. To do this, we used the difference between the votes receive...
  • 23 May, 2019
    Live: 2019 Lok Sabha Election Results
    Winning Party   Margin between winner and runner-up   The code that created the above graphics can be found at GitHub.  ...
  • 22 May, 2019
    For Federalism to Function, We Need Midterm Legislative Assembly Elections
    This Hindustan Times article quotes a 2015 IDFC Institute finding to discuss the need for midterm legislative assembly elections in order to facilitate federalism. The article states:   "Midterm polls also address the most significant criticism of simultaneous elections—their potential...
  • 16 May, 2019
    What Election Manifestos Tell Us About This Election
    Last month, various political parties released their election manifestos. Manifestos play an important role in the electoral process: apart from promoting political parties' visions, they are crucial signaling devices, shedding light on party priorities and ideologies. What political parties actuall...
  • 13 May, 2019
    IDFC First Bank chief Rajiv Lall on how he juggles many roles all at once
    Rajiv Lall in this interview with the Business Standard, talks about his stint in teaching, working with governments and the private sector and his tryst with impact investing.    "He’s taught economics at the Florida Atlantic University, dabbled in private equity with Morgan Stan...
  • 03 May, 2019
    NYAY e-Symposium: The potential macroeconomic impact of NYAY
    As part of I4I's e-symposium on NYAY, Research Director and Senior Fellow Niranjan Rajadhyaksha contends that the estimated cost of NYAY is substantial and there is ample reason to worry about the fiscal burden of the scheme.   "The estimated cost of NYAY is substantial – Rs....
  • 02 May, 2019
    The Hindi Heartland Votes and Niranjan Rajadhyaksha on the Modi Economy
    On the latest episode of the Grand Tamasha, an Indian politics podcast co-produced by the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and hosted by political scientist Milan Vaishnav, IDFC Institute Research Director and Senior Fellow Niranjan Rajadhyaksha provides a big picture assessment of Modi's ...
  • 11 April, 2019
    Fast Fact: India’s representation ratio is off the charts
    With Phase I voting beginning today for 91 out of the 543 seats of 2019 Lok Sabha elections, India’s people will elect parliamentarians that effectively decide the country’s policy trajectory over the next five years. Representation by elected officials is an important feature of a healthy democ...
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