Monday, 23 May, 2022

Topic: industry

India doesn’t need speed breakers. Modi govt right to help automobile, telecom

Ease of business and industrial output should not remain shackled to constantly changing political processes and rigid bureaucracy.

Amazon, Walmart, Tesla rolled into one? Tata group is getting too ambitious again

Every business that looks like an opportunity or is being promoted by the government is not necessarily one that you need to get into.

India’s economy picking up pace, industry needs to enhance risk-taking appetite: PM Modi

While addressing CII's annual meeting, Modi assured support to the industry & said that India is receiving record FDI because of reforms done in the last few years.

Pandemic slowed Tamil Nadu’s economic growth, now it can ill-afford poll freebie culture

Economists are concerned about high cost of freebies since pandemic has hit growth. Industry experts want new govt to focus on MSMEs & ease of doing business.

Output of 8 core infrastructure sectors grows 0.1% in January

The core sectors had expanded by 2.2% in January 2020, according to the provisional data released Friday by the Commerce and Industry Ministry.

Govt ‘exploring ways to bring back labourers’ as efforts begin to get economy on track

Lakhs of migrant labourers left the big urban centres as the lockdown, which has continued with periodic relaxations since 25 March, left them without jobs.

Industry leaders want manufacturing to reopen even in red zones, with adequate safeguards

Industry bodies, leaders say protracted lockdown has started building pressure on businesses, affecting prospects of overall growth and development in India.

Satya Nadella speaking up shows how inconsequential Indian economy is under Modi

Microsoft’s Nadella surely wouldn’t have criticised China so openly, but high-time Indian CEOs realise capitalism works only with free market and liberal ethos.

J&K govt shoots down delayed tourism projects, prioritises colleges, flats & industries

Tourism dept told to come up with only projects with ‘visible impact’, which ‘could be put to public use’, and on which ‘return on investment’ is obtained.

To get more women in labour force, India must stop pushing industrial areas to city limits

It is essential for cities to recognise that urban neighbourhoods are not just residential areas, and develop amenities for both work and living.

On Camera


Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


Boeing's F/A-18 Super Hornet pulls off its first successful launch from a ski-jump at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, US | Photo credit: Boeing

2 American Super Hornets in India as Boeing looks to showcase fighters for Navy deal

Navy looking at about 26 multi-role deck-based fighters for its aircraft carrier. Visit by Super Hornets comes close on heels of similar trip by competitor Rafale M of Dassault Aviation.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.