Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicMinistry of Statistics

Topic: Ministry of Statistics

How better institutional credit is shielding poor from moneylenders in rural India

The share of traditional moneylenders to rural credit has come down significantly as institutional financing has become more accessible in a post Jan-Dhan account-holding India.

CP Chandrasekhar on quitting govt body, Rajadhyaksha says budget ‘high wire act’ for FM

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‘Hard to work with govt in which you’ve lost faith’ — JNU professor quits statistics panel

In email to other members of the govt-appointed committee, JNU professor & economist CP Chandrasekhar cited 'current conditions' in JNU, says Business Standard report.

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Priyanka and Sonia Gandhi at a Congress rally in Amethi in June 1991. It was at this rally that Sonia fired the first salvo at the P.V. Narasimha Rao government of going slow on the probe into Rajiv Gandhi's assassination | Praveen Jain/ThePrint

Sonia Gandhi still doesn’t get that meaning of power has changed in India

Sonia Gandhi’s sin is thinking that any Congress leader would prefer president post over CM chair.
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.


File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
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.