Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

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The BMW i4 eDrive40. Photo Credit: BMW

Ukraine crisis gave auto sector a crude shock. See how India is responding

The PLI scheme as well as other sops for manufacturing, show that despite some public missteps, government is trying to coax manufacturing into India.
Members of the media gather inside the Tokyo Stock Exchange (TSE) in Tokyo, Japan, on Thursday, 1 October, 2020. | Bloomberg

How Tokyo’s $6 trillion stock market came to a halt due to one piece of hardware

The full-day shutdown of the market shone a spotlight on a lesser-discussed issue — when a piece of hardware that make up a trading system decides to give up.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.