opinion
  • Ardh Satya Of Indian News Channels May 10, 2019

    The debate over both journalists and journalism in India started around the time when news channels discovered the 3Cs and added one more in their news bulletins (cricket, crime, cinema and then came comedy).

  • Auto Component Makers Face Heat in 2019 May 01, 2019

    Indian auto component manufacturers are getting ready for a blistering summer, and the woes could even extend right till the end of 2019.

  • How Smriti Irani fought a fire in Amethi Apr 30, 2019

    Irani abandoning any thought of personal safety, grabbed a bucket, operating a hand pump and egging on the villagers to save their lives, livestock and straw huts in the hamlet that were slowly being ravaged in the fire that had started after farmers resorted to the age old method of clearing farm stubble.

  • Moksha On The Ghats Apr 28, 2019

    A member of the century-old untouchable caste that handles cremation in Varanasi is elated to be counted among the proposers for PM Narendra Modi’s candidature from India’s oldest city.

  • Bye Bye Priyanka, Ghar Ghar Modi Apr 25, 2019

    A much hyped battle of 2019 general elections has ended without a whimper. Narendra Damodardas Modi v/s Priyanka Gandhi Vadra was a contest to be held in Varanasi. It was a contest everyone waited with bated breath. But it ended in an anti-climax with Congress, India’s grand old party announcing Ajay Rai as its candidate against PM Modi.

  • Shouldn’t the Election Commission focus on making the Electoral process shorter? Apr 23, 2019

    Can the political process not be smoother and shorter? May be it is time the Election Commission of India as the referee to ponder over it.

  • How you should actually measure your investment returns Apr 16, 2019

    When you have the right piece of information, you can outperform your peers, the market, and take the right decisions, that eventually result in success.

  • April 15th: A Day of reckoning for Goan mining dependents Apr 09, 2019

    What is also required is that the Government of Goa and Central Government take proactive and positive stand in the matter which shall enable the resumption of mining activities in Goa enabling them to provide for their families once again.

  • The Running Yield Apr 08, 2019

    We take a look at past periods on RBI rate action and system liquidity, and impact on rate transmission into the real economy.

  • BJP Manifesto Focuses On Infra, woos Farmers; Silent On Jobs, Black Money Apr 08, 2019

    The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unveiled its poll manifesto committing itself to reaching out to the farmers and outlining its commitment to rapid infrastructure creation over the next five years.

  • Hindutva: India’s new state of mind Mar 31, 2019

    Ashutosh in his latest book 'Hindu Rashtra' fears that the Hindutva brand of new nationalism supports Golwalkar’s idea of Muslims as the internal enemy and belief that those who support them are anti-nationals.

  • A paradigm shift in India’s fight against poverty Mar 28, 2019

    As India gears up for the world’s largest electoral process, the authors discuss the difference between the last two governments and their approach towards public policy.

  • Jet Airways: Ruled skies in the 1990s, now shown the rule book Mar 26, 2019

    As Chairman Naresh Goyal stepped down, the story of nearly 25 years of Jet Airways is worth recounting. In the early years, the company had the promise to be India’s global airline but there were several missteps that made it run out of fuel.

  • What Ails Balanced Funds? Mar 25, 2019

    The basic positioning of Balanced Funds, now known as Aggressive Hybrid Funds after the new categorization norms, remains same as earlier: 65% or more is invested in equity, taxation is that of equity funds and shuffling of portfolio allocation is tax efficient i.e. mutual funds per se are tax-free entities.

  • Future of 'Mahagathbandhan' and emerging trajectories of 2019 polls Mar 24, 2019

    After Indira Gandhi's sudden death, Rajiv Gandhi received a massive victory and from 1989 Indian politics entered, perhaps, its most dynamic phase. A coalition dharma continued until Narendra Modi's electoral victory in 2014.