Wednesday, 18 May, 2022
TopicAmitabh Kant

Topic: Amitabh Kant

Sustained economic growth key to India’s future, says Amitabh Kant

The NITI Aayog CEO also said economic growth is expected to rebound to 5.5% after (-)3.5% in 2020 which has been the worst since post-World War.

Wistron iPhone plant violence ‘unfortunate but not norm’, we’ll get more investment — Modi govt

In an interview to ThePrint, Mohapatra said Modi govt has been in constant talks with Karnataka and has asked it to ensure normalcy is restored at the earliest.

Digital revolution has transformed landscape of financial inclusion in India — Amitabh Kant

Speaking at Carnegie Global Summit 2020, Amitabh Kant said a country's digital-first mindset is 'foundation for a new mechanism for the deliverance of public goods'.

Indians debate too much democracy. But there’s not a whimper for ‘too little republic’

It’s not about democracy. Reform in India is hard because of too much social distrust.

Fallacy of too much democracy: No economic freedoms can thrive without political freedoms

We hold China in awe because it has a per capita GDP five times India’s. But the history of economic and democratic growth coincides almost everywhere else.

It’s Human Rights Day for all ‘vote banks’, & the mother of ‘too much democracy’

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

Too little democracy is why India’s reforms and progress are stymied

Amitabh Kant’s diagnosis is wrong: India doesn’t have too much of a democracy. It has too little of it for economic growth.

India business climate has continuously improved, Amitabh Kant says after WB halts ease index

A day after World Bank suspended its ease of doing business rankings, Kant says the govt will work tirelessly to make India one of the easiest countries to invest in.

‘Pay safe, stay safe’: Modi govt encourages digital payment amid coronavirus scare

The move comes at a time when India has reported 169 coronavirus cases and the government is trying to encourage social distancing to curb its spread.

‘Unending love for Amazon’ — RSS affiliate slams Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant for his tweet

Criticism of Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant comes after Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos was given the cold shoulder by Modi government.

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File photo of Assi Ghat, Varanasi | Representative Image | Neera Majumdar | ThePrint

Forget Gyanvapi for a moment, Varanasi needs justice for a recent carnage: 2006 IM bombings

The real victim of the Varanasi bombing investigation has been the idea of justice. It's more lethal than any bombs the Indian Mujahideen planted.
File image of Tata Group's headquarters in Mumbai | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Tata in acquisition talks with as many as 5 brands, to bolster position in consumer goods sector

The conglomerate will likely face stiff competition in the sector from existing global giants such as Unilever, as well as Indian tycoon Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries.


Representational image of Pangong Tso | ThePrint

China building ‘bigger, broader’ 2nd bridge at Pangong Tso that can carry armoured columns

China's People's Liberation Army aims for multiple routes to counter any possible operations by the Indian forces on the southern banks of the Pangong Tso in the future.

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.