Monday, 24 January, 2022
TopicAatmanirbhar Bharat

Topic: Aatmanirbhar Bharat

Not swadeshi, samarthya is the answer to India’s economic nationalism

Swadeshi has found a new wind in Indian politics as a form of popular resistance to China. But raising barriers to Chinese imports only affects those lower down the income pyramid.

How Modi is repeating Nehru’s mistake by evoking self-sufficiency

The more Modi tries to relegate Nehru to the back pages of history, the more the first prime minister leaps out. But Modi needs to learn that self-sufficiency won’t put food on the table.

US exporters continue to encounter significant trade barriers in India, claims report

According to 2021 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers, the US goods trade deficit with India was $23.8 billion last year, a 1.7% increase over 2019.

At core of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ is to create wealth, values for humanity, says PM Modi

Speaking at the launch of e-book version of Swami Chidbhavananda's 'Bhagavad’ Gita, the PM said 1.3 billion people of India have decided they are going to make India 'Atmanirbhar'.

Govt aims to take rural industries’ turnover to Rs 5 lakh crore, says Rajnath Singh

Hailing the 'Hunar Haat' initiative of the Minority Affairs Ministry, Rajnath said it would go a long way in achieving the objective of 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat'.

Why Modi govt is liberalising mapping policies & what free access to geospatial data means

Ending a colonial-era legacy, Modi govt will now allow private companies to produce, acquire & disseminate geospatial data and conduct mapping without prior approval.

In boost to Atmanirbhar Bharat, security forces to get India-made Israeli assault rifles

Special forces and others using these assault rifles used to import them from the Israel Weapons Industry, a former Israeli government firm that was privatised in 2005.

India will be atmanirbhar when state-of-the-art defence systems are developed — DRDO chief

Speaking at IIT-Bhubaneswar, Dr G Satheesh Reddy urged students to learn next-generation tech related to artificial intelligence and cyber security, to help India grow.

‘Nothing in Union Budget for common man’ — Opposition parties attack govt in Rajya Sabha

Congress, BSP, AAP and Left leaders questioned the model of 'Atmanirbhar Bharat' and asked if it meant surrendering everything to the capitalists.

When Koo clipped Twitter’s wings, and the burden of skyrocketing fuel prices

The best cartoons of the day, chosen by the editors at ThePrint.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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