Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicAatmanirbhar Bharat

Topic: Aatmanirbhar Bharat

‘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.

‘Atmanirbharta’ named Oxford Hindi word of 2020 for ‘validating achievements of Indians’

There was a massive increase in the usage of 'atmanirbharta' following PM Modi's address on Covid recovery package, highlighting its increased prominence in India's public lexicon.

Like it or not, future of Indian economy will have to be built on services, not manufacturing

It’s time to acknowledge that India is not going to replicate the export orientation of the East Asian manufacturing story, or even that of Bangladesh.

Haryana cabinet approves policy targeting Rs 1 lakh crore investment, 5 lakh jobs

The cabinet, which met under the chairmanship of Haryana CM Khattar, approved the Haryana Enterprises and Employment Policy 2020, which will come into effect from January 2021.

States follow Modi’s Atmanirbhar vision. Andhra, Gujarat’s new industrial policies show

While with the policy response, states have signaled an intent to act, their capacity for action will be limited without the central government’s assistance.

UK industry keen on India ties despite Covid, but regulatory barriers pose a big challenge

The findings of the UK India Business Council’s Doing Business in India Report 2020 are positive, despite Covid-19, Brexit and the economic slowdown.

PM Modi has awakened the country from slumber to make India a global power: Ramesh Pokhriyal

Modi has given a leadership to the country we always aspired for, writes Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal on Prime Minister’s 70th birthday.

‘Missing’ data on migrant workers, and the 11-lakh page mountain against Umar Khalid

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

India ditched Micromax for cheap Chinese phones, but now loves its ‘atmanirbhar’ credentials

Micromax is the only homegrown company that broke into India’s Chinese dominated smartphone market. But no one came to its rescue when it was in trouble.

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Representational image | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Indian law needs to account for women, make finance inclusive

Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


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Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.