Tuesday, 5 July, 2022
TopicEconomic Liberalisation

Topic: Economic Liberalisation

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

India and China are throwing their doors open to foreign money, but cautiously

India, China & Malaysia want to be full-fledged members of the global financial system but insist on regulatory systems designed to ensure tight control.

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Keep calm and carry on: Unlike wheat, rice isn’t hot yet

The world is worried that India might restrict exports of rice after wheat, pushing prices higher and worsening global food security.

Defence

Indian Naval Air Squadron INAS 324 commissioned at Visakhapatnam | Twitter | @PBNS_India

India’s Eastern Seaboard gets its first naval air squadron INAS 324

With INAS 324, the Indian Navy's Eastern Seaboard will now operate a naval air squadron with HAL’s indigenously built Advanced Light Helicopter.

Moral, political & ideological questions on Maharashtra: 1st is simplest to answer, 3rd trickiest

What is Shiv Sena’s ideology? We might say it’s been a convenient mix of extreme ethnic chauvinism & unforgiving Hindutva. Within the second, the party retained space to manoeuvre.
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