Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicMake in India

Topic: Make in India

How INS Kiltan has become the strategic flag-bearer of India’s Act East policy

The warship has been a significant pillar in India’s policies at a time when maritime sub-regions in the Pacific have been subject to China’s assertive actions.

‘Positive indigenisation list’ got lengthier but India’s defence industry far from ready

Until the technological base of defence industry improves, ‘Make in India’ with transfer of technology and specified indigenous content may be a better bet.

‘Make in India’ gets big push with 64% of defence modernisation budget kept for Indian players

The 64% allocation under capital acquisition budget amounts to about Rs 70,000 crore and is to be used for purchases from domestic sector. Experts say it will help boost the sector at large.

Dassault Aviation eyes Made-in-India Rafale, looks to raise investment in country

French firm Dassault is looking to manufacture Rafale jets in India, depending on the order size. But India will take a call after the delivery of the first 36 jets.

Israeli defence firm Smart Shooter wants to ‘make in India’, seeks more contracts

Navy has already placed an order for SMASH 2000 Plus systems, which turn assault rifles into smart weapons, enabling first-shot hits and anti-drone operations.

UAE firm Caracal to bring small arms portfolio under Make in India, looks to salvage Army deal

UAE firm Caracal says it is counting on bilateral ties to expand its business and export India-made rifles and parts and not just supply to the domestic market.

Harley-Davidson riding away reflects poorly on both US icon and Modi’s ‘Make in India’

Modi’s ambitious plans to ‘Make in India’ could have been helped by a symbolic gesture to hold on to Harley, a premium manufacturer with an outsize brand.

Toyota or pakora? Modi govt must choose

India must break out of this vicious cycle of high taxes, low consumer demand, constrained investment & job creation, and insufficient wage incomes to boost purchasing power.

No decision on selling only ‘Made in India’ items in military canteens, says defence ministry

Union Minister Shripad Naik was replying to a query on whether the defence ministry will consider using and selling only 'Made in India' products in its stores.

Urban MGNREGS on the doorstep, but wages can make stealing business from China harder

Nobody can claim that Modi govt’s intentions are misguided. India must create jobs in cities as these hubs of modernisation are more productive than villages.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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