Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicGovernment regulation

Topic: government regulation

Does regulation affect innovation? Study shows it does, but there is a way out

French economist and professors from LSE and MIT applied a growth model on company data from France to suggest that regulatory reforms may have greater benefits than previously thought.

Modi govt’s plan to regulate digital media can hobble a growing industry if not done well

Until now, government's regulation of Indians' viewing habit and preferences applied to film and TV, with concerns focussed on national security. Digital streaming is uncharted territory.

UK industry keen on India ties despite Covid, but regulatory barriers pose a big challenge

The findings of the UK India Business Council’s Doing Business in India Report 2020 are positive, despite Covid-19, Brexit and the economic slowdown.

Indian govt’s regulation policy for drones covered everything but privacy

Ministry of Civil Aviation’s regulation-technology solution mix for drones, branded “Digital Sky”, misses the key point on compliance.

India can’t commit to climate change abroad and be non-compliant on environment at home

Government’s hurriedly thought out mechanisms have neither improved environmental performance of projects, nor reduced legal cases against polluting ones.

India to inject Rs 482 billion into state lenders to boost loans

The govt is hoping that a stronger banking system will help bolster loan growth hovering near a five-year high seen in December.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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