Friday, 2 December, 2022
TopicPrivate Sector

Topic: Private Sector

5 key areas Modi govt should focus on to walk the private sector talk

Govt has launched Production Linked Incentive scheme for telecom & networking, but it must ensure stable and predictable policy environment too.

Data shows govt farm laws much needed, will work better with warehouses and transport reforms

Are the farmer protests bursts of emotion or are they rooted in logic? Here’s what the evidence shows.

India Inc should appreciate Modi’s push to be globally competitive: Maruti Chairman

In his book, ‘Getting Competitive’, industrialist R.C. Bharghav explains the challenges faced by the private sector.

‘Too much government, too little governance’ — new book decodes India’s private republics

Shankkar Aiyar's The Gated Republic, by Harper Collins, will be released on 20 June on SoftCover, ThePrint’s new e-venue to launch select non-fiction books.

Government opens space sector, ISRO facilities for private players

For boosting private participation in space activities, the government will provide level playing field for private companies in satellites, launches and space-based services.

Modi govt COVID-19 advisory: Those above 65, below 10 must stay home, no concessional travel

The Modi govt advisory says no scheduled international commercial passenger aircraft will be allowed to land in India from 22 March for one week.

India can fight COVID-19, but only if the private sector is allowed to step in quickly

Private facilities are not allowed to test for COVID-19 now. But if number of suspected cases in India increases, government resources won’t be enough.

Indians want govts to be run like corporations, but this is why a country is not a company

Former civil servants Vijay Kelkar and Ajay Shah write that we in India revere success and wealth. We assume good HR practices in TCS will work in govt.

Space exploration is commercial now. That’s how it should be

Missions like Apollo 11 served their purpose as public good. But it's time for private investment to push humanity out of its cradle and into the stars.

Modi govt’s Budget 2019 as a platform for uplifting India to $5 trillion economy

Pushing the Indian economy to a size of $5 trillion by 2024-25 depends on real growth rate, inflation rate and the movement of rupee vis-à-vis US dollar.

On Camera


File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.