Saturday, 1 October, 2022
TopicEconomic Advisory Council

Topic: Economic Advisory Council

Constitution must reflect ‘altered realities’ of 2047 India, says Bibek Debroy, calls for review

In an article published in 'The New Indian Express' Saturday, chairman of PM Economic Advisory Council proposed 'subjective list' of 9 'substantial changes' to Constitution.

Raghuram Rajan, Nobel laureate Esther Duflo to join Economic Advisory Council of Stalin govt

Former Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Economist Jean Dreze and former Union minister S Narayan will also be a part of council meant to revitalise Tamil Nadu's economy.

Ambitious economic targets could embarrass Modi govt if it doesn’t show greater purpose

Targets like a GDP of $5 trillion, increasing manufacturing to 25% of GDP, doubling farmers’ incomes and exports will not make Modi govt’s life easier.

PM Modi’s economic council will point-by-point rebut ex-CEA’s revised GDP numbers

Ex-economic adviser Arvind Subramanian claimed that India's growth rate has been overestimated by around 2.5% between 2011-12 and 2016-17.

The Modi government is the most faceless, nameless & talent-averse India has seen

The Modi government has run out of intellectual capital and this explains its stall in key sectors and fading momentum.

Pakistan economic advisers work towards avoiding IMF bailout

Here’s what’s happening across the border: Imran Khan seeks advice from friend on housing, and Maryam Nawaz says Shehbaz has a different way of dealing with politics.

Imran Khan’s Ahmadi choice draws flak from Benazir’s party member, but Twitter flays her 

Here’s what's happening across the border: Ghaseet Pura's Ahmadis and Muslims sign a peace accord; and Bushra Maneka's ex-husband alleges harassment.

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Wild elephants monitored under thermal UAVs in Maharashtra | RESQ Charitable Trust

We monitored wild elephants, leopards in villages with thermal drones first time in Maharashtra

Whether it's monitoring wildlife, mitigating conflict, capturing of wildlife on field, UAVs are effective tools to complement existing on-ground efforts.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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