Investments to Manufacturing Sector

Investments to Manufacturing Sector Context: Recently, the finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman asked captains of industry what was holding them back from investing in manufacturing. She likened industry to Lord Hanuman from the Ramayana by stating that industry did not realise its own strength and that […]

Private Investment in Indian Economy

Private Investment in Indian Economy Context: In a recent meeting with India’s corporate leaders the finance minister raised concerns about sluggish corporate investment, despite the government’s business-friendly stance, including a reduction in the corporate tax. About: The Government of India in the year 2019 had taken […]

Significance of Semiconductor Chips

Significance of Semiconductor Chips Context: The semiconductor chips are becoming vital part of the world and is bound to shape the lives of people around the world. Critical sectors such as defence, telecom, electronics and mobility are hugely impacted by the chip shortage. Every message […]

India’s Services Sector

India’s Services Sector Context: India’s services sector stuttered in September as new business and output growth grew at the slowest pace since March, as per the S&P Global India Services Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), which eased to 54.3 from August’s robust 57.2 level. Background: India’s […]

Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022

Competition (Amendment) Bill, 2022 Context: The long-awaited Bill to amend the Competition Act, 2002, was finally tabled in the Lok Sabha recently. About The Indian Competition Act was passed in 2002, but it wasn’t until seven years later that it actually took effect. Anti-competitive agreements, […]