Thursday, 27 January, 2022
TopicEconomic distress

Topic: Economic distress

First Covid, now fuel & food prices: No festive season work or cheer for MSMEs in Delhi-NCR

The festive season, which was expected to drive economic recovery, with a demand hike and income surge, has proven a dud so far, pushing industries to brink in the national capital. 

Women have borne the brunt of the pandemic. Here’s how the UN is going to address it

Women have suffered more economic distress, violence, and carried the burden of caring throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.

Police say Palwal farmer fed sleeping pills to kin before killing self, family disputes claim

Naresh, a farm worker, had Wednesday allegedly killed his wife, two children and niece before committing suicide.  

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File photo of Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow | Photo: Andrey Rudakov | Bloomberg

How Vladimir Putin keeps everyone guessing

Over the years, Putin has always had the upper hand tactically vis-à-vis the West because he’s had what’s called escalation dominance. But experts say he may have gone a big step too far.
AU Small Finance Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive Sanjay Agarwal. | Photo by special arrangement

MSME sector requires hand-holding, Budget measures needed: AU Small Finance Bank MD & CEO

The sector has faced continued distress since the Covid-19 pandemic struck in March 2020. Govt data says about 9% of MSMEs shut down due to the pandemic.


The photo of former PM Indira Gandhi with the three former service chiefs | Photo: Wikimedia Commons

‘Mystery’ brochure on 1971 War crops Indira Gandhi, Jagjivan Ram from images, courts controversy

Both images show the then service chiefs, but the former PM and defence minister is removed from them.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.