Tuesday, 29 November, 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.

On Camera

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Former Pakistani Army Chief Qamar Javed Bajwa | ISPR/Twitter

On my last day as Pakistan Army Chief, I leave Asim Munir with bigger problems than my billions

Does Indian Army Chief Gen Pande have no interest in making CPEC, cheese pizza economic corridor? I suggest him this corridor against China. Learn from us.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.