Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicAtmanirbhar Bharat

Topic: Atmanirbhar Bharat

Jobs a bigger problem than trade deficit: What India should remember in atmanirbhar push

Want of electronic chips has upset auto sector. Tomorrow, battery production may be hit by shortage of cobalt or lithium. You can’t protect yourself up & down the full value chain.

The long road to Atmanirbhar Bharat: India’s trade deficit with China hit record $77 bn in FY22

Data from China’s General Administration of Customs shows India's exports to Beijing stood at $26.46 billion while its imports from China stood at $103.47 from April 2021 to March 2022.

Defence ministry’s PMA policy is protectionism. Indian-made arms need export market

The increase in momentum of 'self-reliance' projects by the defence ministry is palpable. But it can't be successful as a standalone initiative.

Mansukh Mandaviya urges pharma industry to manufacture off-patent meds under Atmanirbhar Bharat

Speaking at the CII annual meeting Thursday, the Union health minister also spoke about the efforts to promote digitization & eSanjeevani that provides virtual medical consultations.

Chinese oximeters, imported equipment show ‘Atmanirbharta’ is catchy but doesn’t really work

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Off The Cuff with Sanjeev Sanyal

Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Adviser in the finance ministry was the guest at this edition of ThePrint's Off The Cuff. In a conversation with ThePrint's...

Reservation in private sector will barricade India’s march into future

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

Buy weapons from us, India says as it pushes exports to compete with China in neighbourhood

Modi govt is learnt to have decided to present itself as an ‘alternative to China’ in providing quality defence items to nations in Indian Ocean Region, ASEAN.

5 ‘noble lies’ that could be used to become ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

‘Make in India’ gets big push with 64% of defence modernisation budget kept for Indian players

The 64% allocation under capital acquisition budget amounts to about Rs 70,000 crore and is to be used for purchases from domestic sector. Experts say it will help boost the sector at large.

On Camera


Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.


Naval helicopters | Representational image |

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.