Tuesday, 17 May, 2022
TopicVizag Steel Plant

Topic: Vizag Steel Plant

Why Jagan could pay the price if Modi govt plan to privatise Vizag Steel Plant goes through

Centre announced in early February that it’ll sell Visakha Steel, but employees & all political parties including ruling YSRCP have hit the streets in protest.

Vajpayee turned around the fortunes of Vizag Steel Plant, so can Modi. Stop privatisation

In 1966, when Indira Gandhi decided against having a steel plant in Vizag, it was seen as an insult to the Telugus.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.