Friday, 19 August, 2022

Topic: industrialists

Imran Khan’s third amnesty scheme will ‘legalise ill-gotten wealth’, say Pakistanis

PM Imran Khan's third amnesty scheme since 2018 will allow Pakistani industrialists to invest in the manufacturing sector and 'turn their black money into white'.

Rahul Bajaj — Indian industry loses a fearless voice, & a titan who gave the middle class wheels

Bajaj was known not only for his boldness, but also his business acumen. His domestically manufactured Chetak Scooter became a household staple for the middle class in the 1970s.

Marwaris’ unique talent for business comes from one quality. It’s called ‘baniya buddhi’

In 'The Ambuja Story', founder Narotam Sekhsaria recounts the highs and lows of building India's leading cement company from scratch.

From cotton trader’s dream to empire, new book chronicles the rise of Ambuja Cement

Published by HarperCollins India, ‘The Ambuja Story’ by Narotam Sekhsaria will be released on 29 January on SoftCover, ThePrint’s venture to launch select non-fiction books.

India has a guns, germs and steel crisis. But India Inc rather stay silent

India Inc praised Rajiv Bajaj in private for speaking up, but chose to incur losses for three full months than criticise the Modi government for its lockdown.

Manmohan Singh right about fear? Industrialists hailed corporate tax cut but silent now

PM Manmohan Singh has cited fear in Indian society as one of the factors responsible for the slowdown in economy.

Gujarmal Modi: The sugar baron British celebrated on Meerut roads

Gujarmal Modi, the founder of one of India’s leading business empires and grandfather of former IPL chairman Lalit Modi, died this day 43 years ago.

Modi says he is not afraid of being seen with industrialists

PM attacks opposition for labelling businessmen thieves & looters; says industrialists have also contributed to India’s development.

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Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.