Sunday, 2 October, 2022
TopicMontek Singh Ahluwalia

Topic: Montek Singh Ahluwalia

India should commit to emission cuts at COP26, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia in new paper

Montek Singh Ahluwalia says India doesn’t need to reach net zero by 2050, but it ‘cannot keep emitting without a reduction'.

If we raise duties to make Indian industry competitive, we’ll end up close to 1991: Montek

In an interview to ThePrint, the ex-deputy chairperson of the erstwhile planning commission speaks on a range of issues concerning the economy — reforms, protectionism, trade, growth.

That coronavirus did not come from Wuhan lab is comforting, but search shouldn’t end

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Even Montek panel wanted to reform Punjab farming like Modi govt. But Amarinder got cold feet

The committee, appointed to recommend post-Covid economic strategy, criticised APMCs’ hold on agriculture and wanted more private players in its marketing.

Economist Isher Judge Ahluwalia, Padma Bhushan awardee, dies at 74

Ahluwalia had, last month, stepped down as chairperson of Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations due to her declining health.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia-led panel to help Punjab economy recover from Covid-19 shock

Punjab has formed an expert panel of 20 members to aid its economic recovery after the lockdown. The committee is expected to submit its first report in July.

India’s best economists living abroad would happily return. But here’s why they don’t

The trend of businesspersons exiting India is recent, but the absence of talented economists like Manmohan Singh & Montek Ahluwalia has been with India much longer.

Why well-to-do Indians are fleeing the country and economists aren’t returning

The economic refugees of old have been replaced by well-placed people leaving (or staying away from) India’s unattractive political economy.

How one big India-US deal gave us six big gains to cheer — including decimation of Left

To think the India-US nuclear deal was about a bilateral relationship or energy is to miss the point. It had much larger implications.

Modi govt does not acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’, says Manmohan Singh

Speaking at the launch of Montek Singh Ahluwalia's book 'Backstage', the former PM said real danger is if problems aren't recognised, then finding answers to take corrective action is unlikely.

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Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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