Saturday, 25 June, 2022
TopicPrivate Sector

Topic: Private Sector

SC asks if parties against quota in private sector agree to be considered together

A two-judge bench was hearing Haryana govt's plea challenging the HC order granting an interim stay on its law providing 75% quota in private sector jobs for residents.

SubscriberWrites: Government subsidies for private sector enterprises drain Indian tax payers

An economic environment made up of ruthless taxation structure, corrupt government systems and public sector enterprises drain the economy, writes Shantha Kumar.

Good to see telecom crisis resolved. Govt should promote competition to boost private sector

Greater private participation in a sector isn’t enough. It needs to be accompanied with a conducive environment for promoting competition.

Success of Modi govt’s monetisation plan won’t be about money but whether infra is affordable

Modi govt's Rs 6 lakh crore monetisation plan involves leasing out public assets to the private sector. These include roads, railway stations, airports, gas and oil pipelines, warehouses, sports stadiums, etc.

Private sector filled the gap in health that govt created. Don’t ask for the moral price

Healthcare costs in private hospitals are a problem of regulation, not so much of the business model. Businesses can't sustain without profits.

Here’s how Indian private sector must play bigger role in Covid management, writes Deep Kalra

We are still grappling with the enormity of the Covid challenge, but it’s now abundantly clear it can not be addressed by the government and its machinery alone.

Reservation in private sector will barricade India’s march into future

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

How Haryana’s new ‘quota for locals’ law could unleash ‘inspector raj’ in state

The Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020, which provides 75% reservation for state residents in private sector jobs, grants labour officers unbridled powers.

Private sector can be govt’s useful ally in Covid vaccination, not an adversary

At around 300,000 per day, the current vaccination rate is only a quarter of the 1.3 million per day that was estimated by the Modi govt in January.

FM Nirmala Sitharaman urges private sector to unleash ‘animal spirits’, bring in investment

Speaking at an All India Management Association event Saturday, she said the government has taken several steps like reducing corporate tax rate to facilitate investment.

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1990s house music and fashion are back — unfortunately, so is a 1970s economy

It may be fear of recession that’s driving today’s obsession with all things early ‘90s. The period was characterised by a dismal economy and large-scale unemployment.
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Three charts show trouble for Indian stocks and why its unlikely to end anytime soon

The S&P BSE Sensex Index has fallen more than 15% from its October high, nearing the 20% loss that denotes a bear market.

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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