Wednesday, 5 October, 2022

Pradipta Mukherjee


On Camera


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.
In this photo illustration, the Bandhan Bank logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (Representational image) | Photographer: Avishek Das | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images via Bloomberg

Bandhan Bank to diversify to maintain status as India’s most profitable lender

Bandhan Bank, which received $1.4 billion from investors including funds managed by BlackRock and Singapore’s GIC Pte, aims to maintain a 4% return on assets by diversifying.


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.