Global recession fears intensify after US Fed’s bold rate hike

The looming global recession may be far more serious than anything the world has witnessed since the Great Depression, and could last more than 12 months. Read more »
WTO Ministerial Conference 2022, Geneva

WTO Ministerial 2022: All eyes on India as digital economy faces threat

At the WTO ministerial conference in Geneva, India has vowed to oppose the continuation of a moratorium on duties on cross-border electronic transmissions that has been in place since 1998. Read more »
tobacco regulation and harm reduction

Tobacco regulation debate puts consumer on the centre stage

Speakers at a Policy Circle seminar on tobacco regulation rooted for holistic solutions, wider consumer choices. Read more »
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Runaway inflation may leave RBI with Hobson’s choice

S&P cuts growth projection to 7.3%, raise inflation estimate citing high global commodity / energy prices. Read more »
Liberalised remittance scheme

Home-grown ONDC looks to break Amazon-Flipkart duopoly in e-commerce

By August, the ONDC e-commerce platform will bring on board 10 million merchants and 30 million sellers in 100 cities. Read more »

Budget 2022: Govt faces Hamletian dilemma on subsidies

The government would like to cut subsidies in Budget 2022, but the question is whether it can afford to do it just ahead of the crucial assembly elections in five states. Read more »
India's four labour codes

Labour codes implementation to face delays as states struggle to frame rules

The four labour codes -- the Code on Wages, Industrial Relations Code, Social Security Code and the Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code -- will replace more than 100 laws currently... Read more »
India facing wholesale inflation trouble

Rising wholesale inflation rings alarm bells for consumers, industry

High wholesale inflation will reflect in consumer prices in coming months, prompting RBI to revise its policy rates and monetary stance. Read more »
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Battle over farm laws may just have ended in stalemate

As the government announced the repeal of the farm laws, the farmers have raised the pitch for their core demand – a universal MSP within mandis and outside. Read more »
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Cryptocurrency race: Cautious India may miss the bus

India may lose out because of its cautious approach to cryptocurrency regulation despite it being one of the fastest growing markets globally. Read more »