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Economic Survey 2023: Expectations on consumption driving business investment

Economic Survey is expected to be the window to economic thinking and performance of our economy. In contrast to the 2020 survey, the current survey presents a realistic view of expected growth during the next seven years and sets out the challenges that we face. It does justice to our success in building digital and road infrastructure. In this episode of Expert Analysis, Professor Anil K Sood, Co-Founder, Institute for Advanced Studies in Complex Choices explains Economic Survey 2023

published on : 31st January 2023
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India's economy projected to grow at 6.5% in 2023-24: Economic Survey

India's economy is projected to grow 6.5% in 2023-24, compared to 7% this fiscal and 8.7% in 2021-22, according to India's Economic Survey (2022-23), which was tabled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Lok Sabha on Tuesday.

published on : 31st January 2023
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India launches world's first nasal vaccine against Covid-19: All You need to know

The world's first made-in-India intranasal Covid-19 vaccine iNCOVACC, manufactured by Bharat Biotech, was launched on January 26. Union health minister Mansukh Mandaviya launched the vaccine and emphasised India's vaccine manufacturing and innovation capability. The vaccine will available in government hospitals for Rs 325 and Rs 800 in the private market. Nasal vaccines have long been regarded as a critical means of ending the pandemic by scientists and health experts.

published on : 27th January 2023
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Pakistan reels under severe food crisis; Shehbaz Sharif seeks "peace talk" with Modi

Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif has called for "serious and sincere talks" with PM Modi on "burning points like Kashmir." He also clarified that talks can happen if India reverses the Article 370 move, which ended the special status of J-K. Shehbaz's statement of "peace" comes amid Pakistan's severe economic crisis.

published on : 18th January 2023
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Watch the story of a Haridasu who doubles up as a watchman | Sankranti Special

As we celebrate Sankranti 2023, here is the story of Sambasiva Rao, a watchman who has been keeping the age-old tradition of Haridasulu alive.

published on : 15th January 2023
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Tamil Nadu Governor walks out of assembly after CM Stalin moves resolution against his speech

In a rare scenario, TN Governor R N Ravi walked out of the state Assembly while CM M K Stalin was delivering a speech. Stalin moved a resolution urging Speaker M Appavu to retain the speech prepared by the state government as part of the governor’s customary address.

published on : 9th January 2023
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2022 Rewind: Top developments in business and economy space

From soaring inflation and surging interest rates to LIC going public, 2022 was a whirlwind year for India. In this video, Monika Yadav, reporter, The New Indian Express provides an overview of the biggest business events of 2022.

published on : 30th December 2022
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'Hosting Osama Bin Laden, attacking parliament': India's strong reply after Pak raises Kashmir at UN

India strongly hit back at Pakistan on Wednesday after it raised the Kashmir issue in the UN Security Council, asserting that a country that hosted slain al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden and attacked a neighbouring Parliament does not have the credentials to 'sermonize" in the power UN organ. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said the credibility of the UN depends on its effective response to the key challenges of our times, be it pandemics, climate change, conflicts or terrorism.

published on : 15th December 2022
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Congress leader Raja Pateria calls for 'killing' PM Modi to save Constitution; govt orders FIR

Senior Congress leader and former minister of Madhya Pradesh Raja Pateria's controversial remark against PM Modi has sparked a row. In a video that had surfaced online, the minister can be heard telling the Congress workers, "be ready to kill Modi. Kill in the sense of defeating him".

published on : 12th December 2022
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What is in store for India as BJP sweeps Gujarat and Congress wins Himachal Pradesh

Santwana Bhattacharya, Editor, The New Indian Express Group, speaks about landslide victory of BJP in Gujarat, Congress' win in Himachal, PM Modi's image in #Gujarat and many more. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which has not lost an election in Gujarat since 1995, has won a resounding mandate while sealing a seventh straight term in the state. BJP has already crossed the majority mark in 182-member assembly and is in line to win over 150 seats, a record tally in the state. This bests the Congress' record tally of 149 seats under Madhavsinh Solanki in 1985. In #HimachalPradesh, the Congress will come back to power after clinching a majority in the 68-seat house.

published on : 9th December 2022
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MCD polls: AAP gets majority, ends BJP's rule in Delhi civic body

Celebrations are in full swing at AAP party office after its historic win in the MCD elections. After its neck-to-neck contest with the ruling party, AAP emerged victorious, thus uprooting the BJP's 15-year-long rule in the city's civic body. The AAP won 134 seats, the BJP 104, the Congress 9, and the Independents 3.

published on : 7th December 2022
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Will BJP retain power or is it going to be hung assembly? | HP elections | Expert analysis

In an exclusive interview with TNIE, Harpreet Bajwa speaks about the Himachal polls, BJP's chances of winning the exit polls, dynamics of the polls from the point of view of important district, Kangra and Nandi, impact of Shimla's poor voter turnout on bigger parties and so on.

published on : 7th December 2022
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Is Gujarat going to see a landslide BJP victory? | Expert Analysis

In an exclusive interview with TNIE, Dilip Singh Kshatriya speaks about the Gujarat polls, BJP's performance in the last five years, PM Modi's image in the state, AAP's entery and many more.

published on : 6th December 2022
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Dr S Jaishankar on three Cs that are biggest challenges to food security

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on November 24th said that a concentrated global push for millets is needed as the three Cs of climate change, Covid-19 and conflict are impacting food security in some way or the other.

published on : 24th November 2022
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Himachal Pradesh: At 15,256 ft, Tashigang is world's highest polling station

Tashigang, a village located in the Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh has the world's highest polling station. Located at an altitude of 15,256 feet, the village has 52 registered voters, -- 22 women and 30 men, for state assembly elections. It has been made a model polling station to make voting easy for senior citizens & disabled voters.

published on : 12th November 2022
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5 dead, over 10 injured in Madurai firecracker unit blast

At least five people dead and more than 10 sustained injuries in an explosion at a private firecracker unit in Madurai. The reason for the explosion is unknown. More than 15 people were engaged in manufacturing crackers at the time of the accident.

published on : 10th November 2022
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Imran Khan's "Jihad" speech after attack; Pakistan army furious

The Ex-Pakistan PM alleged that incumbent Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah and Major General Faisal Naseer were part of the plan to assassinate him. In his first-ever speech after the attack, he urged people to take up Jihad or holy war if the three mentioned people aren't removed from their positions.

published on : 5th November 2022
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Kejriwal and Delhi's worsening air quality

According to Central Pollution Control Board, the overall Air Quality Index of Delhi stood at 447 as on November 4 evening. Speaking at a press conference, Kejriwal said it is not time for "blame game and politics" and finding solutions is the need of the hour. Opposition parties and several people online have pointed out the inconsistency in Kejriwal's stand on the factors behind Delhi's toxic air in recent years.

published on : 5th November 2022
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"Rupee not declining, but dollar...": Nirmala Sitharaman's comment on rupee decline

Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman commented on the performance of the rupee during a press conference in Washington DC. Sitharaman said that she would not look at it as the "rupee sliding, but dollar strengthening." She also noted that RBI is doing its best to contain the fall of rupee.

published on : 16th October 2022
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TNIE Business Unboxed: Can India escape global slowdown

Monika Yadav, Deputy Assistant Editor, The New Indian Express, decodes global recession and discusses if India can escape it in this edition of Business Unboxed.

published on : 27th September 2022
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