Sunday, 4 December, 2022
TopicEconomic Liberalisation

Topic: Economic Liberalisation

Gradual Agnipath introduction ‘wouldn’t have broken so many hearts, aspirations’ says CMIE MD

In an 'Off The Cuff' conversation with Shekhar Gupta & Manasi Phadke, Mahesh Vyas, also the CEO of Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy, also spoke of bringing reforms in the Indian economy.

30 years after liberalisation, Congress calls for economic reset at ‘Chintan Shivir’

Former finance minister Chidambaram called it a ‘step forward post-liberalisation’. It’s significant because it was a Congress government that brought in liberalisation in 1991.   

1991 reforms benefitted people unevenly, need wealth creation at bottom of pyramid: Ambani

In a column on the occasion of 30 years of economic liberalisation, Reliance chairman Mukesh Ambani said bold economic reforms helped GDP of $266 billion in 1991 grow over ten times.

‘Road ahead more daunting than during 1991 crisis’: Full text of Manmohan statement on reforms

In a statement Friday, the former PM and architect of 1991 economic reforms said he was 'deeply saddened' by impact of Covid pandemic on Indians. Read his full statement here.

Why Modi’s India can’t repeat the 1991 reforms miracle of Narasimha Rao & Manmohan Singh

PM Modi's popularity remains unmatched, as does his flair for dramatic gesture. But his govt and Indian bureaucracy aren’t set up to develop a consensus behind liberalising reforms.

Bajaj Sunny, the lightweight scooter that was young India’s favourite first two-wheeler

For people who couldn't handle heavy scooters or afford expensive bikes, Bajaj Sunny was an obvious choice.

Chidambaram won’t get bail under Modi rule. Everyone isn’t Salman Khan

It is the economy, stupid. Time Modi government listens to P. Chidambaram and Manmohan Singh.

Here’s how India’s middle class forces a Right-wing Modi govt to stay economically Left

Indian middle class’ fetish for a nanny state compels govt intervention in managing prices. This keeps both crony capitalists and voters happy.

Post-Babri, this DD programme showed a vibrant, secular India to home & the world

Over the years, the show covered both news and entertainment in a style similar to a weekly magazine.

Ah, the sweet smell of poverty!

Forget what Dil Chahta Hai, we’re wired to rubbish the rich

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EQB or GLB, the three-row compact SUVs are sure to give Mercedes a winner

The EQB and the GLB are siblings powered by different hearts, and while they do the same job, they feel very, very different.

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.

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Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar addressing a press conference on the eve of Navy Day | ANI

Indian Navy puts on hold plans to build IAC 2, but is considering repeat order of Vikrant

At his annual press conference, Navy chief Admiral Hari Kumar also said they'll soon take a call on whether they'll go in for marine version of Rafale fighters or F/A 18 Super Hornets.
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.