IPA Special

In WTO’s 12th Ministerial Meeting, Rich Countries Blocked Production Of Cheap Vaccines

By Prabir Purkayastha The UNAIDs executive director, Winnie Byanyima had appealed before the 12th WTO Ministerial of WTO in Geneva that the world would face a grim future if patent waivers did not take place. At a press conference, Byanyima had said, “In a pandemic, sharing technology is life...

Jun 24 · >

Quarterly Estimates Of NSO’s GDP Data Indicate As Low Recovery

By Sanjay Roy For the past three years India’s economy had to face the worst pandemic and Ukraine-Russia war which impacted global production and prices. These external shocks however only exacerbated the ailments that existed before the pandemic contributed by the unwary internal shocks of demonetisation and the imposition...

Jun 24 · >

India Can Tap New Opportunities In Export Market During Ongoing Ukraine War

By K R Sudhaman India is now at the cusp of getting back to high economic growth with positive signs witnessed in overall revival of the economy after two years of difficult covid times.  One important and critical factor in evolving the economic strategy is to ensure that India’s...

Jun 24 · >

Agnipath Is An Assault On Indian State And Its Tradition Of Military

By Prakash Karat The Agnipath scheme, which makes a radical departure in the nature of recruitment of soldiers to the armed forces, has met with widespread opposition from the youth and ex-servicemen of all categories.  Despite this fierce opposition, the government has directed the armed forces to go ahead...

Jun 23 · >

Brace For Global Recession? Close To It, But Not Just Yet

By Anjan Roy Is the world is staring at a recession? The question is coming up fast as there is serious concern that is going around. The global central banks’ policy moves to tame inflation could initiate a recession and larger unemployment. We have so far known of the...

Jun 23 · >

Inauguration Of Padma Setu On June 25 Is A Big Rebuff To World Bank

By Sankar Ray Inauguration of nine km long ‘Padma Setu’ on the mighty River Padma on June 25 by the Prime Minister of Bangladesh Sk Hasina will be perhaps the brightest feather on the cap of her government. Built at an estimated cost of lithe over Taka 30,000 crore...

Jun 23 · >

Unemployment Of Youth And Inequality In Indian Society Is Rising

By Krishna Jha There are reports, released by Oxfam a few months back, to be exact, on January 23, 2022, that reveal that seventy percent of the national wealth is in the hands of select ten per cent. For the rest, it is thirst, hunger and a bleak present....

Jun 23 · >

Maharashtra Developments Are A Big Booster For BJP On Prez Poll Eve

By Arun Srivastava BJP’s latest move to throw out Maha Vikas Aghadi from power in Maharashtra has a different contour and political necessity.  The move was driven not only with the maxim to have a BJP government and revenge the two year old action of Uddhav Thackeray to foil...

Jun 23 · >

Shiv Sena Crisis Shows The Faultlines In Uddhav’s Pursuit Of Secular MVA

By Sushil Kutty Uddhav Thackeray undid Bal Thackeray’s Hindutva legacy by linking up with the secular Congress and the NCP. And Aaditya Thackeray is being blamed for alienating Eknath Shinde. ‘UT’ was blind to ‘AT’ meddling in affairs out of his depth. But that would be diminishing Sanjay Raut’s...

Jun 23 · >

Rising Prices And Inflation In India To Remain Above Tolerance Level

By Dr. Gyan Pathak Rising prices and inflation in India are likely to remain above tolerance level of 6 per cent as visualized by the Union Ministry of Finance and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Retail inflation is expected to be much over this level in the medium...

Jun 23 · >