95% of cricket playing nations need Central Government support, important to have the sport in multi-discipline events: Saba Karim | Cricket News

As one Team India squad prepares itself to take on Ireland in a 2 match T20I series in Dublin this month, another is in England getting ready for the rescheduled fifth Test and a limited overs series after that. TOI has learned that many members of the T20I squad that is going to Ireland might … Read more

ExplainSpeaking: What is the link between rising food prices and central banks raising interest rates?

ExplainSpeaking-Economy is a weekly newsletter by Udit Misra, delivered in your inbox every Monday morning. Click here to subscribe Dear Readers, Last week the US central bank — routinely called the Fed — announced that it will raise interest rates by 75 basis points (or 0.75 percentage points). The Fed is doing this to bring … Read more

Once Crowned As Pandemic Heroes, Central Banks Now Face Uneasy Crowd

Once feted for pandemic heroics, world’s central banks now face an uneasy crowd WASHINGTON: Global central bankers, who shared the limelight for skirting a pandemic-driven depression with quick action two years ago, are now stumbling through the aftermath as they try to quell an inflation surge none predicted or have been able to forestall. If … Read more

Review disability quota immunity of IPS, 2 other forces: SC to Central government

The Supreme Court has asked the Center to have a re-look at the blanket exemption given to the Indian Police Service (IPS), DANIPS and IRPFS from the onus of reserving posts for persons with disabilities under the Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016 . The top court’s order came after the government, in an … Read more

ExplainSpeaking: RBI and the US Fed — The contrasting tale of two central banks

ExplainSpeaking-Economy is a weekly newsletter by Udit Misra, delivered in your inbox every Monday morning. Click here to subscribe Dear Readers, Last week, within hours of each other, central banks in India and the US raised interest rates and signaled a tighter monetary policy in a bid to contain rising inflation. To be sure, thanks … Read more

‘Who did Cong project as CM face? There is no set way. BJP central leadership will pick a person as CM’: Rajasthan BJP chief

In an interview with The Indian Express, Rajasthan BJP president Satish Poonia criticizes Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s “minority appeasement”, and talks about the BJP’s prospects in next year’s Assembly elections and reports of factionalism in the state unit involving those loyal to former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raj. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has been repeatedly accusing … Read more