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Merkel era ends: Olaf Scholz is Germany's new chancellor

Olaf Scholz has been appointed as Germany's new Chancellor on Wednesday, bringing an end to Angela Merkel's 16 years of leadership. IMAGE: German parliament Bundestag elects Olaf Scholz as its new......

Modi's Credibility As Reformer In Tatters

His about-turn in the farm laws proves that he sees everything in just one dimension: Politics. That helps sometimes. But not always, observes T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan. Illustration: Dominic......

MSP panel on crops: Govt seeks names of farmer leaders

The Centre has sought five names from the Samkyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) to be included in a committee for discussion on a host of issues, including MSP, and the umbrella body of farmer unions will......

'If the government does not want to change, God bless them'

'Punjab elections are there and so are UP elections. They must have done some calculations (before announcing the repeal).' IMAGE: The farmers protest at the Singhu border near Delhi. Photograph:......

'Farm laws could have become a huge election issue'

'Elections are so close therefore some decision had to be taken.''Now the farmers have no reason to protest.' IMAGE: Farmers from Punjab and Haryana protesting against the three farm laws passed......

India among the world's most unequal nations: Report

India stands out as a poor and very unequal country, with the top 1 per cent of the population holding more than one-fifth of the total national income in 2021 and the bottom half just 13 per cent,......

Health expenditure's share in GDP down

The share of total health expenditure as part of the gross domestic product (GDP) went down to 3.3 per cent in 2017-18 from 3.8 per cent in the previous two years, according to the national health......

Of all farmers' demands, legalising MSP is tricky and highly complicated

A back of the envelope calculation being floated by some experts shows that at the current levels of production and marketable surplus, if the Centre legally guarantees to purchase a portion of the......

Gita Gopinath to take No 2 role at IMF as First Deputy Managing Director

Gita Gopinath, the IMF's Indian-American chief economist has been promoted as its First Deputy Managing Director recognising her exceptional intellectual leadership in helping the global......

GDP report card: Agriculture sees 4.5% growth in Q2

Gross value added in agriculture and allied activities clocked a healthy growth rate of 4.5 per cent at constant prices in the second quarter of FY22, up from 3 per cent during the same period last......

India becoming a Global Chess Superpower

Since 2012, 44 Indians have been anointed as grandmasters -- the highest achievement in chess, points out Arvind Subramanian, economist and former chief economic adviser to the government. IMAGE:......
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