Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
TopicBloomberg Opinion

Topic: Bloomberg Opinion

Lynch mobs say more about India than WhatsApp

Govt seeking accountability from a phone app is odd given ruling party politicians are spreading fake news. 

After fiasco in Russia, President Trump’s approval ratings may take a hit

His just concluded trip to Russia and other recent visits might cost him backing in his own party back home. 

Nawaz Sharif’s return to Pakistan shows why army has picked the wrong fight

The military needs Pakistan to stay poor, stay dependent and stay angry. Sharif threatens that vision.

How India’s politicians, bureaucrats and judges treat telecom sector as their piggy bank

Govt's attempt to profit from a possible merger between Vodafone & Idea is a conspicuous example.

How gene-editing cures may become a bio-weapon nightmare

Biotechnologies like Crispr have the possibilities of dangerous applications which might turn our biological machinery against us. 

Robots to make life grim for the working class

Economists warn that routine tasks like assembly-line manufacturing or traditional office work are increasingly automated.

With the entry into the fiber-optic broadband, Reliance has truly entered the consumer game

Mukesh Ambani is ready with carriage, content and commerce triple play. Mukesh Ambani is ready with his triple play of carriage, content and commerce. The richest...

At a time when it needs dollars, India shows how to make villains of its heroes

Stock market regulator Sebi's 'high-risk' countries measure reeks of bureaucratic overkill. 

Why India needs to fix GST, publish GDP back-series before trying quick fixes for banks

All kinds of patchwork solutions are in the works for reviving comatose state-run lenders that account for 70 per cent of India's banking sector.

China-India ‘oil buyers’ club’ to challenge OPEC monopoly could be a game-changer

Led by countries that have vowed for big electric push, the counter-cartel could help phase out petroleum products.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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