Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicDevelopment

Topic: Development

Andaman & Nicobar Islands invite applications to develop ecotourism projects, spark concerns

A government firm has called on developers to undertake development, management and operations of four ecotourism projects.

As India returns to positive growth, it must think why it can’t remove poverty like China has

India must be concerned about loss of economic momentum, and because it isn’t outpacing countries that are nowhere near China in growth & development.

Prosperous Maharashtra, Karnataka hide a disparity within. Development is not for all: Study

We looked at the share of a district’s income in the state’s economy to bring out inter-district disparity for Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Tamil Nadu.

Girls’ education is not a demand problem, it’s a supply problem — of schools, jobs, info

Early ideas about development were rooted in the idea that economic growth, measured by GDP, would lift countries out of poverty. But this model was gender blind.

Does regulation affect innovation? Study shows it does, but there is a way out

French economist and professors from LSE and MIT applied a growth model on company data from France to suggest that regulatory reforms may have greater benefits than previously thought.

Slowing population growth means time is running out for India to get rich

India’s working-age population swells by a million a month, propelling economic growth. Without this demographic push, growth will depend on individual productivity, not sheer numbers.

Political parties battle each other in Indian slums by using rumours and violence

In Demanding Development, Adam Michael Auerbach writes on the competition between different party workers in slums and how it fragments leadership.

No, Delhi election wasn’t just about ‘development vs communalism’. That’s lazy analysis

No other recent election as the Delhi assembly polls demonstrates with as much clarity the futility of a single diagnosis of what Indians are truly voting for.

PM Modi needs to make an emotional appeal to Kashmiris — like Vajpayee and Manmohan did

’People of India’ versus ‘Muslim population of Jammu and Kashmir’ is the predominant narrative. This has to change first.

Why economic progress is not at the centre of India’s national agenda anymore

The Modi government can win elections amid a slowing economy and the opposition has lost its voice.

On Camera

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Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar with Deputy CM Tejaswi Yadav | ANI File Photo

Operation Lantern fails to light up in Bihar. And BJP in search of a Brahmin face in UP

The no-fuss change of government in Bihar, without horse-trading or MLAs in resorts, has prompted a coalition partner to request the CM to make arrangements for a trip to a hill station.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

(From left) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar, US Secretary of Defence Lloyd J. Austin and US Secretary of State Antony Blinken after the India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue, in Washington, 12 April, 2022 | Credit: ANI Photo/ PIB

USAF secy needs Pentagon escort but Indian attaché doesn’t — that’s how deep India-US ties are

Frank Kendall, Secretary of the US Air Force, says the unescorted access to Pentagon for Indian defence attaché 'is aligned with the trust and cooperation we share'.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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