Saturday, 28 May, 2022
TopicIndian Economy

Topic: Indian Economy

India relaxes wheat ban, allows export of consignments registered till 13 May

India put wheat under prohibited category last week to ‘manage the overall food security of the country’.

Modi is a polarising figure and that’s not a bad thing. But we need answers to 3 questions

Concerns of Modi critics are valid, but not enough to justify the horror and fear. TV debates and the press are wrong about why he's so polarising.

Lesser Covid curbs have helped India manage Russia-Ukraine war price pressures

A slew of data from services activity to bank credit pointed to the return of demand last month, holding India’s economic activity steady in March.

Indian economy looks like a champ while the world struggles. But wait, don’t celebrate yet

Outlook for India seems better than for most others, but growth forecasts are being tempered while inflation picture has got worse. Production numbers are modest, dip in business mood.

Chief economic adviser flags US rate hikes, oil prices as headwinds for Indian economy

V. Anantha Nageswaran says he is surprised by Fed's hawkishness in hiking rates. With US inflation hitting 4-decade high in February, Fed raised rates in March and plans more hikes.

Why Modi govt will meet its tax targets this year without much effort despite slow growth

If tax collections in 2022-23 grow by 9.6 per cent, as projected in the Budget, total tax mop-up will be at least Rs 2.1 lakh crore more than the target.

Russia-Ukraine conflict looms over India’s steady economic recovery

Even as the war in Ukraine clouds the outlook for prices and growth in the consumption-driven economy, India’s services and manufacturing activity held steady in February.

India to issue green bonds worth Rs 240 billion, as country shifts to low-carbon economy

The debut sale may take place in the first half of the financial year that starts on 1 April, and a decision to sell more green debt will depend on the response to the initial issuance.

SubscriberWrites: India’s economic reforms are not sufficient to steer the country forward

India's growth rate has slowed down due to a lack of adequate measures for economic freedom and also effective measures to check corruption, writes Raghavendar Askani.

BJP wins UP, but rising prices & inflation still likely threat to Modi ahead of 2024 elections

UP, where Modi was star campaigner, is seen as a test of PM's popularity ahead of 2024 general elections. Win could strengthen his position & allow him space to implement hard-to-sell reforms

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Representational image of cryptocurrencies | Pizabay

What are UST & Luna and why the fall of 2 ‘stablecoins’ led to a crypto crash in India

Along with crash in value of UST and Luna coins, Indian market for crypto assets also reeling under strict control imposed by government, with the imposition of TDS on all crypto transactions.


NSA Ajit Doval with NSAs from the other countries at the meeting at Dushanbe, Tajikistan | Photo: Courtesy the NSA's office

NSA Ajit Doval pushes for ‘terror free’ Afghanistan, says India stands with Afghan people

Doval's comments came at 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan attended by national security advisors from Tajikistan, India, Russia, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Kyrgyzstan & China.

Why it’s obscene to tell Ukraine to give in & how war-upended global balance of power brings openings for India

Global order is in flux, and India is being wooed by all. It opens up economic, strategic & military possibilities unimaginable till recently. It is for India to take this opportunity.