Friday, 20 May, 2022

Topic: Economy

Yogesh Singhal, Head of Bullion & Jewellers Association, on job losses in jewellery sector

Yogesh Singhal, Head of Bullion & Jewellers Association, speaks about on job losses in jewellery sector

GST to Air India, the headlines from OTC with Niti Aayog’s Rajiv Kumar

Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar's comments made news on a range of hot button issues – from the slowdown to GST, unemployment to disinvestment in Air India.

Growth with inequality

While GDP growth has been discussed there has been a lack of debate about a recent paper about sharply growing inequality in India.

Talk Point: What is to blame for the Indian economic slowdown? How can growth be revived?

As the debate rages over who's to blame for a slowing economy, a panel of eminent experts including Rahul Bajaj, Adi Godrej, Ajay Shah, Arvind Virmani and Ajit Ranade explain what can be done to revive it.

Fuel prices are the poster child for the government’s mismanagement of the economy

The deregulation of fuel prices was meant to make things easier for the aam aadmi, it is instead being used to increase taxation, writes Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

Swadeshi Jagran Manch film at Ramlilas to show India becoming a Chinese ‘colony’

RSS-affiliate SJM ties up with 50 Ramlila committees in Delhi to show the film, which criticises the Narendra Modi government’s economic policies.

Last Laughs– The Best Indian Cartoons (September 16 – September 22)

The best political cartoons of the week chosen by ThePrint's editors.

Failure in the good times

Since Mr Modi and his team expect to win the 2019 elections, the groundwork for improved performance in their second term should be done now.

The sub-seven reality

For India to return to sustained 7 percent growth, it will need serious reform of the kind not attempted so far.

On Camera


Representative image of an ethanol-blended fuel station plug | Wikimedia Commons

Ethanol blended fuel to power vehicles. Will it hurt your car’s engine?

India’s reliance on ethanol blended fuel is only set to increase in the wake of rising crude oil prices. But are we going to adapt in time?
A shopkeeper arranges stock at a grocery store in Bengaluru | Representational image | Bloomberg Photo

Inflation raised monthly expenses of 92% Indian families in last 3 months, finds online survey

A LocalCircles poll found that 70% of respondents felt their monthly household budget increased by 10% while 55% expected expenses to go up by another 10% in the next 3 months.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.