Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: CPR

‘FCRA probe’: IT dept surveys Oxfam, think tank CPR, trust that supports independent media

Surveys being conducted in connection with alleged violations under Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act. 'Registered unrecognised political parties', businessmen also under lens.

‘No anganwadi centres built in 7 yrs because rural job plan was not interpreted correctly’

Rural development secretary Amarjeet Sinha said MGNREGA had been misunderstood between 2006 and 2013-14, but since then, the govt has built 2 lakh centres.

‘Well-regulated markets, citizen participation critical for future of the Indian state’

At a session organised by Centre for Policy Research, panel of experts discusses future of Indian State.

Need business models that can monetise crop waste to check air pollution, says TERI chief

TERI Director General Ajay Mathur was speaking on energy and environment, at a session organised by Delhi-based think tank Centre for Policy Research.

Indian courts clogged with land disputes because laws keep conflicting each other

Impartial and efficient management of land is necessary not just for India’s economic development, but also for its political and social stability.

Don’t just blame patriarchy for fewer women in India’s job force. Blame our cities too

Data shows that women are quite willing to work, and men are supportive of it despite patriarchal norms.

India can’t commit to climate change abroad and be non-compliant on environment at home

Government’s hurriedly thought out mechanisms have neither improved environmental performance of projects, nor reduced legal cases against polluting ones.

Modi govt didn’t address jobs crisis in the first term. India’s progress depends on it now

India needs a National Employment Strategy with ministries made to submit to PMO annual action plans on how they will realise the goals.

With BIMSTEC, Modi govt should let India’s border states do the talking, not New Delhi

While India projects its border states as bridges to neighbourhood, its policy in reality remains led and steered by New Delhi.

South Asian interests global, must put neighbourhood first: Ex-NSA Shivshankar Menon

Speaking at a CPR event, Menon says India needs to do things in neighbourhood as it is a continental and maritime power.

On Camera


PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
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.