Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicChristine Lagarde

Topic: Christine Lagarde

Raghuram Rajan can be a strong contender to head IMF if it’s looking beyond Europeans

Global leaders must do more to depoliticise IMF and end the US-Europe stitch-up to choose the best person for the job.

Leaders finally reach consensus on EU nominations, two women for top jobs

Four of the main job nominations went to western Europeans, with no nominations from Eastern Europe.

These are the tremors that are beginning to rattle the world economy

Widespread feeling at IMF meeting was that ground under global economy, financial markets and multilateral trading system has started to shift. 

IMF needs a bailout so it can bail out nations hit hard by tariff war

The trade clash between the US and China has intensified the past few months, and emerging markets have taken a hit.

On Camera

YourTurn

Megha Thakur was no run-of-the mill pretty face, but an influencer who touched many lives

21-yr-old Indian-Canadian Instagram star and TikTok celebrity Megha Thakur, who died this week, subverted the expectations of a content creator by opening up her mind and heart.

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

The National War Memorial at India Gate, New Delhi | Photo: Suchet Vir Singh | ThePrint

Recalling 8 stories of supreme heroism on 51st anniversary of 1971 Bangladesh war 

ThePrint walks around the National War Memorial at India Gate in New Delhi & looks back at the stories of those who sacrificed their lives in the war and were awarded top gallantry medals.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Gujarat election is anything but dull. BJP’s political neurosis about AAP is the hidden headline

Gujarat is the only state where Modi is directly in contention. Even if he wins, the team that runs him closest has much to gain.