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Vistara CEO says 'worst is behind us'; operations have stabilised

Pilot woes have forced the Tata Group airline to temporarily cut down capacity by 10% or 25-30 flights daily. [...]

Anil Ambani suffers another setback as SC sets aside arbitral award of ₹8,000 crore in favour of Reliance firm

Over the past few years, the younger son of legendary business tycoon Dhirubhai Ambani has had setbacks across businesses that pushed him out of the billionaire list. [...]

Maruti Suzuki hikes Swift prices by up to ₹25,000

The price hikes are effective April 10, 2024, the company said [...]

IT firm CriticalRiver ropes in industry veterans Phaneesh Murthy, Raju Reddy; bolsters leadership team

The company, which counts Fortune 100 and 500 companies among its customers, has also announced appointment of Narayana Murthy as executive vice president and global delivery head [...]

Tesla CEO Elon Musk to visit India this month; to meet PM Modi

Musk, who has described as a ‘natural progression’ to provide Tesla electric vehicles in India, is likely to be accompanied by other company executives during the visit [...]

FY25 auto growth will be moderate; pent up demand for personal mobility dries up: Ind-Ra

The personal-mobility segments namely passenger vehicles (PVs) and two-wheelers (2Ws) would continue to grow, though at moderated rates [...]

Pilot rest norms: DGCA seeks implementation timeline from airlines

Rules on pilot rest and duty hours were put on hold following pressure from airlines [...]

SC declines Ramdev, Patanjali apology; expresses concern over FMCGs taking gullible consumers ‘up and down the garden path’

‘People, who pay good money for these products, finally end up suffering at the cost of their health… That is absolutely unacceptable,’ apex court says [...]

20 coal mines likely to come into operation by year end

India’s total coal and lignite output was 937 MT in 2022-23 fiscal year, data shows [...]

Global aviation struggles with lack of planes as summer travel set to hit record levels; leasing market booms in the U.S.

An analysis by travel portal ixigo showed that spot fares on certain routes jumped up to 39% during the April 1-7 period compared to March 1-7 period [...]

ADB pegs India’s GDP growth at 7% in 2024-25, 7.2% next year

Retail inflation to ease to 4.6% this year, food inflation to cool to 5.7% if farm output returns to usual with a normal monsoon, says ADB; revival expected in rural consumption, but exports and FDI inflows still muted [...]

ADB raises India's GDP growth forecast for FY25 to 7% on robust investment, consumer demand

Inflation will continue its downward trend in tandem with global trends, says the ADB report on India’s growth forecast. [...]

Lokniti-CSDS 2024 pre-poll survey | Jobs, inflation key issues in 2024 Lok Sabha elections

Muslims, Dalits and Adivasis are most concerned about these issues; nearly two thirds of those surveyed (62%), with the highest among cities (65%), across localities expressed that getting jobs has become more difficult [...]

CSDS-Lokniti pre-poll survey | Economy takes front seat in 2024 campaign

The coming Lok Sabha election is framed as a contest between competing narratives, with political parties vying to convince voters of their ability to effectively address economic uncertainties; unemployment and price rises emerge as primary concerns for voters, reflecting a shift in their priorities compared with previous elections [...]

CSDS-Lokniti 2024 pre-poll survey | Issues that are likely to dominate the Lok Sabha election

Unemployment, price rise, and development are the top three issues; neither corruption nor Ram Mandir mentioned by voters as their most important concerns [...]

CSDS-Lokniti pre-poll survey | In search of a dignified economic life

Over 60% of respondents assert that getting a job has become much more difficult now and 71% of respondents claim that prices have increased considerably in the last five years  [...]

CSDS-Lokniti 2024 pre-poll survey | Acche din? or Acche din!: citizens’ mixed views on progress and promises 

Nearly half the respondents agreed that their life had become ‘better’ over the last five years while a little over one-third of respondents said that their condition had become comparatively worse  [...]

On unemployment in Indian States

This analysis looks at unemployment in the major States of India — excluding the Union Territories —among individuals aged 15 and above, utilising data from the Periodic Labour Force Survey (PLFS) of 2022-23 [...]

At least 20 firms bought electoral bonds within 3 years of incorporation, a punishable offence: Data

The law banning firms within three years of incorporation to make political contributions was applicable for electoral bond donations as well [...]

Global aviation struggles with lack of planes as summer travel set to hit record levels; leasing market booms in the U.S.

An analysis by travel portal ixigo showed that spot fares on certain routes jumped up to 39% during the April 1-7 period compared to March 1-7 period [...]

‘There has never been such systematic corruption before the electoral bonds’: Ajoy Kumar

AICC general secretary in charge of Tamil Nadu says central agencies like ED are engaged in “organised criminal activity” targetting the opposition. [...]

Dhruv Rathee: ‘No matter which party comes to power, I will keep questioning the government’

The YouTuber says he firmly believes in telling the truth, even if it can be “a bit harsh or uncomfortable at times”. [...]

‘Homeboy’ Ahluwalia against ‘Shotgun’ Sinha in Asansol

The BJP finally finds a candidate for West Bengal’s Asansol, a month after its first choice withdrew from the contest. [...]

Fashion giants Zara and H&M linked to deforestation in Brazil: report

A new investigation says megabrands sell garments produced with cotton from Brazilian farms with links to land grabbing and human rights violations. [...]

In Bihar, parivarvaad back in focus as RJD, NDA field kin of politicians

While the RJD has fielded Lalu Prasad’s daughters Misa Bharti and Rohini Acharya, the NDA has presented its own roster of familial contenders. [...]

Peter Higgs (1929-2024): A fundamentally modest physicist

The Nobel Prize-winning physicist proposed the existence of the “God particle” that helped explain how matter formed after the Big Bang. [...]

Narendra Modi’s Chennai roadshow attracts strong crowd

Hoping for a 20-25 per cent vote share, the BJP amps up its Lok Sabha campaign in Tamil Nadu. [...]

‘The BJP is treating politics as a business’: Jagadanand Singh

The Bihar State president for the RJD says the BJP’s “dictatorship will come to an end, and it will begin from Bihar”. [...]

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