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India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy
Business

India slips in The Economist’s Democracy rankings: Soon after IMF's GDP growth cut forecast, another grim outlook hits stumbling economy

The Economist list came just hours after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) cut India’s 2019 GDP growth sharply and cautioned on the rising social unrest

New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'
World

New Yorker editor David Remnick cancels Steve Bannon invite after high profile dropouts and outrage; says he's 'changed his mind, there's a better way to do this'

Facing widespread outrage, The New Yorker has dropped plans to interview Steve Bannon during its festival next month. The former Donald Trump aide and ex-chairman of Breitbart News was supposed to be a featured guest during a prestigious gathering that over the years has drawn some of the world's most prominent artists and public figures

The Economist on Narendra Modi: Criticism a little unfair and too tough, but PM will do well to acknowledge shortcomings
India

The Economist on Narendra Modi: Criticism a little unfair and too tough, but PM will do well to acknowledge shortcomings

In the week that Narendra Modi is travelling to the US, The Economist has carried a negative cover story which will not please India’s prime minister. The weekly magazine's view is important because it is a conservative, business-friendly publication seen by world leaders as being authoritative on the subject of the economy.

Donald Trump calls the allegation of Russian interference in elections 'made up story'
World

Donald Trump calls the allegation of Russian interference in elections 'made up story'

President Donald Trump has said the allegation made against him that the Russian interference in elections helped him win, is a "made up story".

Donald Trump says he may release his tax returns once his term ends
World

Donald Trump says he may release his tax returns once his term ends

President Donald Trump has said that he might release his tax returns once his tenure ends.

Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankings
World

Setback to US: British publication downgrades Washington to 'flawed' democracy in latest rankings

The United States has been downgraded from a "full democracy" to a "flawed" one in an annual ranking compiled by a British think tank, which cited an erosion of trust in government.

The Economist pitches for Rajan's second term, says PM Modi should end suspense
Business

The Economist pitches for Rajan's second term, says PM Modi should end suspense

After listing out his achievements, including bringing down inflation and redoing RBI monetary policy system, the article in The Economist spells out the greater trials to come.

Decline in crony wealth: Commodity crash gives jolts, not political will
Business

Decline in crony wealth: Commodity crash gives jolts, not political will

Going by the report, in India too, the crony wealth as a percentage of GDP has fallen drastically from 18 per cent of GDP in 2008 to 3 per cent in 2016.

Why Shourie is right in praising Modi's fight against corruption
India

Why Shourie is right in praising Modi's fight against corruption

Shourie's criticism is a reminder to Modi that if his government can eradicate corruption in high places, it can certainly handle non-performance on other fronts.

Crony wealth in India drops sharply to 3.4% of GDP, says a report
Business

Crony wealth in India drops sharply to 3.4% of GDP, says a report

India's improved performance has been mainly attributed to a slump in commodity prices in ranking, weak currency, end of property boom in Asia and the Modi-government's tough stance on the graft

Donald Trump's latest acquisition is a fan club... for his hair
World

Donald Trump's latest acquisition is a fan club... for his hair

Liked the hair, and want to know what this guy’s about on election issues? Read on.

Did govt withhold Gujarat immunisation data to avoid embarrassment to PM Modi?
India

Did govt withhold Gujarat immunisation data to avoid embarrassment to PM Modi?

Did the government withheld health data of Gujarat in order to save embarrassment to PM Narendra Modi?

Outsized expectations, 'euphoria phase' over: What the foreign press had to say on one year of PM Modi
World

Outsized expectations, 'euphoria phase' over: What the foreign press had to say on one year of PM Modi

International publications have largely questioned his achievements over the past year with many of them raising doubts over the coming tenure of the prime minister.

Easier to do business? Denmark is going cashless
World

Easier to do business? Denmark is going cashless

Denmark has announced plans to allow small retailers like gas stations, clothing stores, and restaurants, the option to stop taking cash payments.

Guardian, FT, Reuters, CNN, Economist form Pangaea digital ad alliance to take on Google, Facebook
World

Guardian, FT, Reuters, CNN, Economist form Pangaea digital ad alliance to take on Google, Facebook

The Pangaea Alliance promises to give brands access to 110 million online readers " using a computerised, or programmatic, advertising system,

From Lalitaji to Google reunion: 67 years, 67 great Indian ads
Life

From Lalitaji to Google reunion: 67 years, 67 great Indian ads

As we celebrate 67 years of India’s independence, the Internet age that we live in suggested a list. The 10 greatest Indian ads? The top 25 ads? There are no right answers, and here we go, with a list of 67 ads that make the cut.

Praising Modi...Miss India World steals from The Economist
Life

Praising Modi...Miss India World steals from The Economist

Both Ms Rana and The Economist have the precise words and phrases to describe the impact of Narendra Modi winning the elections.

Manmohan Singh being judged too unkindly, says The Economist
Politics

Manmohan Singh being judged too unkindly, says The Economist

The Economist notes that Singh's economic record could be better, but he did ensure the economy more than doubled in size,