Voting for the second phase of the Gujarat Assembly Elections is underway. The fate of the political parties will be decided by over 25 million voters, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi today, with 93 constituencies spread across 14 districts of central and north Gujarat going up for polling.
Economic Advisory Council member Sanjeev Sanyal on Sunday said India is capable of sustaining an economic growth of 9 per cent for many years, even as he asserted that a high sustained GDP growth rate is key for the world to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Speaking at a side event of the first Sherpa meeting under India’s G20 presidency, the economist said India has a per capita income of only $2,200 and that has been achieved after several years of very high growth rate.
India’s planned regulation of online gaming will apply to all real-money games after the prime minister’s office overruled a proposal to only regulate games of skill and leave out games of chance, reported Reuters on Sunday. The much-awaited regulations are seen shaping the future of India’s gaming sector that research firm Redseeer estimates will be worth $7 billion by 2026, dominated by real-money games.