Monday, 5 December, 2022

Topic: Featured

Growth stagnant, Sitharaman promises to ease FDI norms but markets don’t buy it just yet

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman says government intent on relaxing the cap on FDI in aviation, media, animation and insurance sectors.

Rahul Gandhi wants accountability, new Congress chief will have to begin with his core team

Some of Rahul Gandhi's trusted lieutenants could be first in the line of fire if their Lok Sabha poll performance was to be criterion for continuation in party posts.

Much before Modi govt crackdown on IRS officers, Yogi’s UP punished 600 officials for graft

Yogi govt took action against 401 officials, retired 201 in its first year; another 400 under scanner; crackdown likely on 'corrupt ministers' too.

SC overturns Gujarat HC verdict acquitting 12 in BJP ex-minister Haren Pandya murder case

Haren Pandya, former Gujarat home minister in Narendra Modi's state cabinet, was shot dead on 26 March 2003 when he was on a morning walk.

‘Modi shasan’ not ‘Modi sarkar’: This IIM alumnus wants Urdu out of Hindi

Speaking at India International Centre in Delhi, IIM alum Nityanand Misra said Hindi & Urdu were different languages and should be spoken as such.

Power to water: If India wants to fulfil economic goals, it needs better infrastructure

For too long, governments have focused on making money from infrastructure rather than seeing it as a service that can power growth.

Nirmala Sitharaman symbolises rise of women in economic leadership roles across the world

ThePrint looks at the role of Indian women in economics and the trend of more and more women taking on economic leadership roles in the world.

An airline that doesn’t want you to fly. That’s new

KLM has launched a sustainability campaign featuring surprising suggestions on how passengers can help cut aviation industry’s carbon dioxide emissions.

Rahul Gandhi’s resignation can kill Congress, make India a one-party country

The death of the Congress would remove any national opposition to Modi. Regional identities would become ever more politically salient.

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PM Modi pays tribute to Dr Rajendra Prasad on his birth anniversary

What explains Modi’s silence as states fight on, relations with Centre worsen

Whether it's Karnataka-Maharahstra or Assam-Meghalaya, Modi govt's reluctance to get dragged into border disputes is self-defeating.
A cashier checks Indian rupee notes inside a room at a fuel station in Ahmedabad | Reuters file image

Rupee falls to 81.75 against dollar, loss on stop losses and dollar outflows

The rupee was down 0.5% to the dollar and has been an underperformer among Asian peers. The offshore Chinese yuan was up 0.9%, leading Asian currencies higher.


Russian President Vladimir Putin with Chinese President Xi Jinping. (Photo Credit - Reuters)

In western arms sanctions on Russia, China’s arms industry could stand to gain

The arms export embargoes on Moscow could create an opportunity for Beijing to supply arms to countries like Myanmar, which are heavily dependent on Russian arms.
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.