Saturday, March 18, 2023


Hyundai in talks to buy GM’s Talegaon plant but your Creta, Venue isn’t coming anytime soon

It won’t be before late-2024 or early-2025 that a Hyundai-badged car leaves the Talegaon factory. There are many reasons for that.

S Jaishankar to contest 2024 Lok Sabha election? 3 seats rumour mills are interested in

BJP is reportedly going to make musical parodies on alcohol to share in Delhi and Telangana. It is sure to make ruling parties in these states restless.

Why the Centre should not pay Bhopal gas tragedy victims from its kitty

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the govt to pay. But the burden can't be borne by guiltless taxpayers who had no role in the tragedy.

SVB fall shows it’s not just about credit risk. It’s also about the silent role of interest rate

The SVB case has once again raised questions on the role of banking regulation and deposit insurance.

After Saudi-Iran, China wants to displace America. But won’t be ‘policeman of the world’

Xi’s upcoming meeting with Putin & chat with Zelenskyy part of vision to undercut US influence via the Global Security Initiative.

Delhi women earn 40% more than those in Mumbai, Kolkata. But very few are working

Delhi-NCR is regarded as 'a city of opportunities' but it's no beacon of socio-economic progress. It has the second-lowest FLPR in India after Bihar.

Brahmapuram fire exposes Kerala’s poor waste management. It’s a question of priority

The Brahmapuram fire has galvanised the public to unite and take concerted action to reduce waste generation.

India must prepare for these 3 wars before tackling China, Pakistan threat

There’s a chance India will have to fight simultaneously with China and Pakistan. But it does not alter the type of conventional war it has to undertake.

Hindu Rashtra doesn’t sanctify Amritpal’s Sikh separatism. Breaking India won’t fix problems

It’s odd that in a country where students have been detained for months under UAPA, Singh, with his men wielding heavy weapons, is propagating his pernicious messages.

Raghuram Rajan’s remark on Hindu rate of growth is outdated. He is living in the past

Raghuram Rajan's statement on the Hindu rate of growth is based on one—just one—quarter of GDP growth rate of 4.4 percent.

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US-led banking crisis travelled from Europe to Asia, showed how fragile...

US banks foster a crisis. Next thing we know, the global banking sector and stock markets are locked in a panic room.
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das

India’s banking system is well-supervised, remains stable & resilient, says RBI...

The central bank Governor Shaktikanta Das said the RBI's off-site supervision of Indian banks has become more frequent and stringent over the past few years.


Defence minister Rajnath Singh | Photo: PTI

Made-in-India ATAGS, BrahMos, choppers: Modi govt clears defence acquisitions worth Rs...

Defence ministry gives nod for capital acquisition under new category of Buy Indian-IDDM. HAL emerges big winner as Navy proposals constitute more than Rs 56,000 cr.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

You’ve heard of jobless growth. But Tata, Birla, Ambani, Adani, have...

It’s good that cronyism is being debated robustly. But the much bigger failure of incredibly powerful, rich and successful conglomerates — Adani, Ambani, Tata, Birla — lies in India’s fully brand-free growth.