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gfiles is the country's first independent magazine written, designed and produced for India's civil services—the vast and formidable network of bureaucracies and public sector organisations that provides continuity and stability to this nation's governance.

From the Editor

Radhakishan Damani is the 17th wealthiest entrepreneur of India. As per media reports, the market capitalisation of his company, Indian Avenue Supermarts Ltd is almost Rs. 40,000 crore (over $6 billion). Nobody would question Radhakishan Damani if his companies were … Continue reading

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MERGER OF OIL COMPANIES : Caught on the wrong foot

Investments depend on risk-taking abilities, especially for spending money on overseas ventures, and autonomy. The State-owned oil companies possess neitherhttp. Vertically-integrated oil majors make sense if these too are handed over to the managements. http://www.gfilesindia.com/merger-of-oil-companies-caught-on-the-wrong-foot/

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NITI Ayog : Where is the transformation?

AT The Economic Times’s Global Business Summit in mid-January 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi clearly laid out his Transformation Agenda. After presenting a provocative poser-“India is a $2-trillion economy today. Can we not dream of an India with a $20-trillion … Continue reading

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IAS Exams : What are we testing?

Agreat number of educated youths in the country aspire to join the Indian civil services and work for the country. For being successful in their efforts, they have to pass through three gateways, namely (i) preliminary examination; (ii) main examination … Continue reading

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RERA: An Elixir for Real Estate Sector

ON December 8, 2014, home buyers in the NCR (National Capital Region) staged a massive rally at Jantar Mantar, New Delhi against majority of builders operating in the NCR region. Since then there have been multiple protests, petitions and pleas … Continue reading

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