Tuesday, 18 January, 2022

Topic: Growth

As India returns to positive growth, it must think why it can’t remove poverty like China has

India must be concerned about loss of economic momentum, and because it isn’t outpacing countries that are nowhere near China in growth & development.

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.

India must check its GDP optimism. IIP data shows why

Government consumption has already reached its limits and will not be able to prop the economy up any longer.

Sensex crossing 50,000-mark belies all logic. Or does it?

The magic of the Sensex lies in looking at it as a long-term asset. There has not been a single 5-year period in which the Sensex has not recovered its value.

Necessary changes are being made in all sectors to ensure India’s growth, says PM Modi

Speaking at a Mysore University ceremony via video conference, PM Modi said this decade has brought an immense opportunity for young India.

RBI says GDP will contract by 9.5% in FY21, holds repo rate at 4% amid modest recovery

Barring a second wave, India stands poised to shrug off the deathly grip of the virus and renew its tryst with its pre-Covid growth trajectory, says RBI Governor Das.

Different but similar — fungi, whales, trees, humans grow the same way, study suggests

The study, conducted by researchers at ICTA-UAB in Barcelona, finds that growth, not metabolism, is the common pattern that ties all complex life together.

Pratap Mehta on Modi’s 100 days, Mahesh Vyas on jobs in Kashmir, and how to revive growth

The best of the day’s opinion, chosen and curated by ThePrint’s top editors.

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.

New Zealand well-being budget isn’t a new idea, India’s been there and done that already

Excellent marketing apart, there's nothing new in Jacinda Ardern's government prioritising social welfare spending.

On Camera


What it will take to vaccinate the world against Covid

A Q&A with vaccine scientist Peter Hotez, author of 'Preventing the Next Pandemic', on developing a low-cost Covid vaccine, and why Omicron won’t be the end of the pandemic.
File photo of Mukesh Ambani | Photographer: Prodip Guha/Getty Images via Bloomberg

Reliance buys robotics startup Addverb for Rs 1,000 crore to fuel tech ambitions

Mukesh Ambani, Asia’s richest person, is investing in technology as competition from rivals such as Amazon intensifies in India’s booming e-commerce market.


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Why was number of women cadets for NDA fixed at 19 in 2022, same as 2021, SC asks Centre

UPSC notification issued December 2021 says first phase of NDA exam for 2022 scheduled in April. Notification declares 19 women candidates will be chosen out of 400 successful ones.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.