India's GDP is growing around five per cent from a high of eight to nine per cent earlier. Certainly, global slowdown is not the sole reason.
Automation and globalisation will lead to expansion and profits in short and medium-run, but in the long run, they will create wealth in the hands of a few, thereby, widening the income gap and reducing the buying power.
We need to create between 1 – 1.2 crore jobs per year. Based on the data, with every 1 % growth, we create 7.5 lac jobs (World Bank), and so, we need to grow between 13.3 – 16 % per year to create this number of economic opportunities.
India is being marketed as a middle-income country with 135 crore population widely referred to as ‘consumers’, and this makes it looks attractive. However, research based on the data makes me believe that the numbers are widely exaggerated.
Given that more than 94,229 students of just CBSE board got over 90%, does it imply that all IIT/ Medical/ other such elite seats would be grabbed by these students?
We are in a deep crisis and it seems that the planners of our education system have gone terribly wrong, writes Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta.
In India, majority of the population decides to vote on factors such as personal liking, party, candidate, caste equation and dole-outs; and not on data, logic and reasoning.
The political and economic reality needs a quick ground report for what it means to the world; globalization or China’s expansion?
Mohan Bhagwat, who is referred as Param Pujya within the Sangh and the BJP, was at his usual best for his views, style, confidence, clarity of thought and crisp responses laced with anecdotes and humour that led to burst of laughter and thunderous applause
The party has withered many storms but has grown stronger with time. The party has over 110 million registered workers.
Khadi has a long road to cover to become a household brand. If we are able to push these reforms in totality, we can become the Wal-mart of India, says KVIC officials.
An exhaustive analysis on what is wrong with our bureaucracy and what needs to be done to fix it
India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.AP Photo/Dita Alangkara
A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.PTI Photo
Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.
Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.
Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.