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CONSUMER EMPOWERMENT FORTIFYING CONSUMER PROTECTION IN E-COMMERCE

By Chase India

Chase India along with Consumer Voice, a leading consumer protection group released a report titled ‘Consumer Empowerment: Fortifying Consumer Protection in e-commerce’. The report provides a detailed commentary on the rapidly evolving e-commerce sector in India and the dynamic nature of challenges faced by consumers while conducting online transactions. It puts forth actionable voluntary guidelines for e-commerce industry, government and voluntary consumer organizations, aimed at promoting the consumers’ confidence.

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Superbugs on the rise, India must regulate antibiotics to avert disaster – The Print, 14th July 2019

By Sugandha Mahajan

Since the 1980s, no new antibiotic has entered the market. We must safeguard existing antibiotics until viable alternatives are found.

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PRE-ELECTION ANALYSIS REPORT

By Chase India

The 2019 General Elections are due to be held in India across April and May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha.The Election Commission has announced a seven-phase poll schedule from April 11 to May 19, culminating inthe results on May 23. The tenure of the current BJP-led NDA Government under the leadership of Prime MinisterNarendra Modi is scheduled to end on May 26, 2019.

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The second volume in the General Elections 2019 analysis series General Elections 2019 analysis

By Chase India

With elections in 426 of the 543 parliamentary constituencies now complete, some indicative trends are beginning to emerge which point to a scenario where the National Democratic Alliance may need few more partners to form the government at centre. There is little doubt that the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) is set to emerge as the single largest party but is could fall short of the half-way mark. In 2014, riding on the Narendra Modi wave, BJP secured 282 seats on its own.

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PRE-ELECTION ANALYSIS REPORT

By Chase India

The 2019 General Elections are due to be held in India across April and May 2019 to constitute the 17th Lok Sabha.The Election Commission has announced a seven-phase poll schedule from April 11 to May 19, culminating inthe results on May 23. The tenure of the current BJP-led NDA Government under the leadership of Prime MinisterNarendra Modi is scheduled to end on May 26, 2019.

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Data Localisation norms can hurt a nation’s GDP – Hindustan Times, 20th July 2018

By Sudhir Gupta & Kaushal Mahan

The Reserve Bank directive relating to the payment industry could impact the vision of cashless India.

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Keep Solar Power Green – The Pioneer, 15th March 2018

By Mohan Menon & Kanan Dubal

Solar PV is more environment-friendly that other forms of power generation but there are problems that need attention.

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Impact of Demonetisation on the Indian Economy

By Chase India

With the bold demonetisation move that the Government announced on the night of 8th November, the economy seems to be in a state of shock. Chase analyses the short-term and long-term impact of demonetisation on the Indian economy.

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Attempting to Achieve a Symbiotic Pharmaceutical Relationship

By Sugandha Mahajan

China's expertise and massive market for medicine coupled with India's cost-effective quality formulations could be a match made in heaven.

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The Updated National Clean Air Programme Is Effectively Blind – The Wire

By Sanjana Manaktala and Abhinav Verma

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The Chase CERC Report

Consumer Education and Research Centre, a leading not-for-profit consumer organization, in partnership with Chase India, a public policy consultancy firm, released a report on "Understanding consumer choice towards mobile applications". The report is based on a consumer survey, conducted by Nielsen, designed to understand the application of the Indian consumers. The survey also helped in understanding the reasons driving these consumer preferences.

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FDI in insurance sector being raised to 49%

By Akash Rukhaiyar & Dr Suraj Kumar

The Indian budget brought out the intent of the government clearly when we read about higher FDI limits in the defense and insurance sector. readmore

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US Presidential Elections: Impact on India

By Chase India

With Republican candidate Donald Trump winning the US Presidential Election over the Democrat candidate Hillary Clinton by a significant margin, Chase India analyses its implications for Indo - US ties.