Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicBudget 2022

Topic: Budget 2022

Budget 2022 good for growth, but lacks push on employment: RSS-linked Swadeshi Jagran Manch

The RSS-affiliated body noted with concern, that ‘very limited efforts’ have been taken towards the promotion of small-scale industries and creation of employment in India.

Budget 2022 focuses on providing basic amenities to poor, middle class and youth: PM Modi

In his address on ‘Aatmanirbhar Arthvyavastha’ Wednesday, Modi said that post-Covid, possibility of new world order is emerging & change is coming in the way world is viewing India.

Citi abandons day-old ‘buy’ call as bonds in India face a ‘perfect storm’

Investors had been betting that Sitharaman would unveil a path toward inclusion of debt in global indexes, which would bring foreign inflows. But that didn’t materialise.

India data centres set for cheap loans after infra classification, in boost for Adani, Mittal

The tweak, effective from 1 April, comes as India seeks to keep its data within its borders as well as stoke a boom in online payments, e-commerce and quantum computing.

100 Gati Shakti cargo stations will address logistical challenges in long run: Exporters’ body

Federation of Indian Export Organisations chief A. Sakthivel also hopes the upcoming foreign trade policy will tackle overseas marketing of exports & transport subsidies of agri exports.

Nirmala Sitharaman’s plan for post-pandemic economy is risky ploy

By the time Modi’s Gati Shakti plan charges up the transportation sector, today’s young workers would be middle-aged. Missing out on a generation would be a tremendous waste.

Why Nirmala Sitharaman’s Budget 2022 is, and isn’t, an election Budget

Budget’s message for our political economy is, this is still a fiscally responsible govt playing the long game. It isn’t for these assembly elections, but it certainly is for 2024.

Budget proposals for digital schooling split experts. Some keen, others want more offline focus

Modi govt's Budget has, in fact, made a push to make offline education more robust, but some experts feel it's not enough. Edtech sector has welcomed the announcements.

Budget 2022 shows agriculture under change. Gone are talks about doubling farmers’ income

The changes in budgetary allocations of key schemes will likely affect the Indian agriculture sector. Budget 2022 should lay the foundation for PM Modi's ‘Amrit Kaal’.

Modi govt slashes food & fertiliser subsidies, pushes agriculture’s allied sectors in Budget

Food subsidy was cut by more than 27% & fertiliser subsidy by nearly 25% from revised estimates for 2021-22, while sectors like fisheries & animal husbandry saw major increases.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.