Tuesday, 24 May, 2022
TopicEconomy

Topic: Economy

India’s digital loan sharks face RBI crackdown as predatory lending complaints mount

RBI could tighten digital lending rules as early as this year. Guidelines under consideration include penalties on non-compliant apps, with a focus on unregulated loan providers.

Pakistan is sinking into its own jihadi strategy – 2022 will be no different

Truth is, you can’t change your neighbours. But if Delhi reaches out its hand to help, Pakistan has to decide to take it.

Savarkar’s Hindutva wants obedience. But obedience has never helped economy

The pandemic has not made Hindutva a more caring and sharing kind of ideology. But it has exposed its saturated ideas of mastery as control.

Why TikTok should serve as a wake-up call for economists

Economists are judged not for analytics, but rather by how they fit into various moral codes. Like it or not, that is something economists have to come to terms with.

Pakistan’s economy is busted, but Islamabad clearly has access to other, ‘shady funds’

A bankrupt state with a monstrous ego that sees itself as a ‘regional power’ is bad enough. What’s worse is that it’s spreading outwards into South Asia.

Another Covid wave will leave world govts ‘much less space to spend’, says IMF’s Gita Gopinath

In a conversation with Shekhar Gupta at 'Off The Cuff', Gita Gopinath says India must maintain its momentum on spending to provide support to the economy.

Govt order against blended ‘impostor’ can help reclaim glory of Indian tea, curb export dip

India's falling tea exports can be attributed to multiple factors, such as a dip in production leading to a surge in prices, making the commodity internationally uncompetitive, and blending.

‘Mathura-next’ call betrays BJP’s lack of confidence in Yogi’s much-touted development agenda

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India is becoming welfare state before developed state. But even welfare it does badly

In ‘Unshackling India’, Ajay Chhibber and Salman Anees Soz write that India needs to free the economic system from State controls, reduce the footprint of the State.

Services, manufacturing & exports keep India on course to post world’s fastest growth

Demand during the festive season has helped keep momentum rolling. Data due 30 November will probably show July-September GDP grew 8.2% from a year ago.

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.

Defence

Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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