Coronavirus slowing down economic activity: Moody’s

indica News Bureau- The global spread of the novel coronavirus associated with COVID-19 is resulting in simultaneous supply and demand shocks and will result in further slowing down of the global economic activity particularly in the first half of this year, Moody’s Investor Services had said in its latest report. The assessment is bad news […]

The NRC beeline

Justice Markandey Katju-   Ever since the NRC (National Register of Citizens) was started in Assam, all states suddenly seem to be vying for it. Whether it is West Bengal, Haryana, Delhi, Karnataka, UP–everyone is rushing and making a beeline and mad scramble for it. I too am in favor of NRC, and would like […]

Wildcatters’ Welcome Awaits Modi

Partha Chakraborty-   Just before entering Houston by road from Los Angeles on I-10, there is Wildcatter Saloon. Its Texas-sized grounds house a bar, an open air music venue and enough parking space to make biker gangs happy. Reformatted to a neighborhood spot around 2012, Wildcatter Saloon has seen several reincarnations. Wildcatter Saloon symbolizes grit […]

NASSCOM opposes banning cryptocurrencies, seeks regulation

indica News Bureau The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) said in a statement earlier this week that it believes the proposal by India’s Inter-Ministerial Committee of the Government to ban all cryptocurrencies except digital Rupee backed by the government is counterproductive and the industry group is calling for the government to work […]