Saturday, 20 August, 2022

Topic: Revenue

Joining global trend, India likely to bring law for Big Tech to pay news publishers for content

Getting tech giants to share revenue for news content is an 'important issue' & 'needs to be tackled legislatively', Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar said Saturday.

The old Bimaru states have new boom towns. But only in pockets

There is concern that laws like job reservation for local candidates can affect economically laggard states facing high levels of internal migration.

Rawat’s exit underlines the failure of Modi-Shah’s CM choices, again

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Only an ‘act of God’ can help Modi govt boost revenue

India’s fiscal outlook is the grimmest in at least three decades, and the challenges probably without precedent. Every option to boost revenue comes with a price tag.

WhatsApp is counting on customer service tools, not ads, for revenue

WhatsApp paused plans for targeted advertising late last year, surprising those who thought it would follow in line with its parent company Facebook.

RBI to transfer Rs 57,128 crore surplus, but govt’s fiscal woes unlikely to ease

RBI’s transfer is slightly less than the Rs 60,000 cr estimated in Budget 2020-21, and is unlikely to plug the hole in revenues due to Covid and the lockdown.

Twitter’s planned subscription service could work with these ideas experts suggest

From exclusive premium content and ideas to a more searchable platform, experts come up with suggestions for Twitter to build its subscription service.

Mumbai shows why Indian cities need more tax revenue

Indian cities need to scale up municipal bond markets, adopt internationally acceptable accounting, create own sources of revenue & bring down endemic corruption.

Kashmir businesses start filing GST returns, but not fast enough to boost revenue collection

Revenue collection in J&K has suffered since the 5 August clampdown, and pace of filing GST returns is 1/4th of what it needs to be to meet 20 December deadline.

Twitter shows more ads, not better ideas

Twitter fosters fleeting engagements with its users & that isn’t necessarily good for advertisers who want to hook users & draw them off-platform.

On Camera


Sir Ganga Ram hospital Consultants, Residents and DNB students hold placards during a protest in New Delhi, on 30 December 2021 | PTI

Distrust of Indian doctors isn’t new. Class-caste bias always ruled medical profession

As a practising doctor, I discovered large question marks on claims of a trustful patient-doctor relationship in the past. The routine dehumanisation of underprivileged patients remains a rarely mentioned topic.
Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.


Representational image. A file photo of an Indian Air Force Cheetah helicopter. | Photo: Commons

IAF operation underway to rescue Italian mountaineer stranded on Mount Nun in Ladakh

The IAF deployed its ‘Cheetah’ helicopter to rescue mountaineer Federico Nicoli. Mount Nun is the second highest peak in the Zanskar Valley of Ladakh.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.