Modi Government Failed to Breathe Life into MSMES

Reading Time: 4 minutesA study released by the Reserve Bank of India says that the MSME sector was already decelerating at the end of 2016 when the government came out with the demonetisation plan, which led to a further decline. An analysis for Different Truths. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India have been suffering for the last […]

Time for Oil Buyers to Form a Cartel to Checkmate OPEC

Reading Time: 4 minutesOil cartel OPEC has been holding the world to ransom by manipulating supplies so that the buyers pay a price that can sustain the extravagant life of their rulers and citizens for endless time. The whole world has been suffering because they happen to possess a resource without which human progress in its present form […]

German Industry Divided on Links with Iran: Social Democrats, Left Hit by Factional Fights

Reading Time: 5 minutesOnly days after Netanyahu’s press conference attack on Iran, Trump tore up the U.S. copy of the Iran nuclear agreement. Only hours after that Israel launched its heaviest missile strike in Syria since 1973, with a reported 28 warplanes hitting Iranian sites south, north and east of Damascus, including a munitions warehouse at the capital’s […]

Cop and Copper are the Villains of Thoothukudi

Reading Time: 3 minutesTamil Nadu’s AIADMK chief minister Palanisamy says the ‘opposition in Tamil Nadu’ is to blame and he places Tamil Makkal Maiyam founder actor Kamal Haasan in the opposition camp, rubbing shoulders with MK Stalin of the DMK. FIRs have been lodged against both Haasan and Stalin for breaking a number of laws, including Section 144 […]

Artificial Intelligence to Trigger Second Industrial Revolution

Reading Time: 4 minutesTechnology optimists do not deny that automation will prove disruptive in the short run. They point out, however, that historically periods of rapid technological change have created more jobs than they have destroyed and have raised wages and per capita income in rough proportion. The AI revolution may be different, but there are good reasons […]

India Doing Well in Industrial Production: But, Not Enough to Catch Up with Leaders

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe country has emerged as one of the world’s top producers of steel, mobile phones, electricity, and automobile. It mentioned that India was the world’s second-largest steel and mobile phone makers, third largest electricity generator, and fourth biggest automobile manufacturer. Incidentally, India is also the world’s second-largest cement producer, fourth-biggest coal miner, and fifth largest […]

Wuhan Summit Creates a New Template for Economic Engagement: India can benefit from Chinese Economic Muscle

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe informal Wuhan summit has helped to morph Doklam tension into a softer China and its yearn for India’s support for its role in the Asia Pacific region. A progressive economic engagement is the outcome of the summit. Given the fact both countries are the twin propellers for global growth, inter-dependence between India and China […]

Modi and Xi Need to Focus on Trade Issues

Reading Time: 5 minutesIndia and China can no longer remain cut away from each other on the great divide of the mighty Himalaya. A cursory glance at geopolitical theatres of the absurd would demonstrate how fragile relationships are shaping up. Here’s an analysis, for Different Truths.  India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and China’s President in perpetuity Xi Jinping […]

Less Prospects of a Full-Fledged Global Trade War: China Moderates Opposition to Trump Tariffs

Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Chinese had, in fact, stated that “politeness demands that China comes out with measures in response to unilateral US announcements of tariffs.” The pitch was further hyped by the US President imposing later rounds of imposts on $100 billion imports into the US, over and above those he had announced earlier. One expected that […]