Focus on rural consumption to revive the economy

Focus on rural consumption to revive the economy

Monday, 30 January 2023 | Anand Ramanathan

Rural consumption is facing headwinds in the wake of double-digit price increases and dim prospects of income The Indian rural population is spread across 6.3 lakh villages and constitutes 64 per cent of the total population. However, it contributes only 37 per cent of overall consumption of Fast Moving Consumer goods...

EXPECTATIONS OF HEALTHCARE SECTOR

EXPECTATIONS OF HEALTHCARE SECTOR

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Anurag Kashyap

Budget should rationalise import duty for the healthcare sector The upcoming Budget is expected to create an enabling healthcare ecosystem with higher allocations and reforms pertaining to long-term credit facilities, a big push for public private partnership (PPP), and tax incentives and relief. High import duty on medical equipment is a...

Tech can expedite justice system

Tech can expedite justice system

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Prashant Tewari

Use of artificial intelligence in Indian courts has the potential to significantly reduce the backlog of cases and fast track justice The ongoing fight between the Government and the judiciary can have a significant impact on common citizens. It can lead to delays in the delivery of justice, as the judiciary...

Shadow boxing

Shadow boxing

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Pioneer

Upliftment of the Dalits and OBCs should be the agenda, not creating gulf in the society Yet another controversy is raging even as the one on ‘Pathan’ has not fully subsided. This time Swami Prasad Maurya, the OBC leader from Uttar Pradesh has reservations about Tulsidas’ Ramcharitmanas which according to him...

Nothing surprising

Nothing surprising

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Pioneer

Delhi has decided to take on Islamabad over the latter’s disregard for the Indus Waters Treaty India has done the right thing by issuing a notice to Pakistan for modification of the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT). The September 1960 treaty, which came into being after nine years of negotiations between the...

Resetting India Egypt relations

Resetting India Egypt relations

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Bhopinder Singh

Inviting President of Egypt  as the chief guest at Republic day parade can usher in a new era in Indo Egyptian relations President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi of Egypt made an interesting choice as the Chief Guest for the 74th Republic Day Parade, a first-ever from an Arab country. The choice is...

East meets West for fusion of learning in NEP2020

Friday, 27 January 2023 | Raghavendra p TIWARI

It will be good for aspiring students to study in premier institutes of the world without leaving their homeland It is a well-established fact that India is essentially a welfare state and has shown exemplary commitments for inclusive development. Apart from reservation in education and employment, India has been successfully implementing...

BUDGET: A TIGHT-ROPE WALK FOR THE FM

BUDGET: A TIGHT-ROPE WALK FOR THE FM

Friday, 27 January 2023 | Kumardeep Banerjee

She has to strike a balance between prudence and populism Budget for 2023-24 will be presented in less than a week’s time. However, there are additional policy documents such as the Economic Survey which really are a better report card of the country’s economic health and the direction it will take...

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