Tue, 07/31/2018 - 01:41

The government has been presented with the draft data protection bill, and with that the debate about privacy of individuals has once again been kick-started. With some senior bureaucrats deciding to come into the ring themselves, a bigger slugfest appears to be in store.

Sun, 07/29/2018 - 22:00

Monsoon fury unleashed in the last few days has brought to closer scrutiny our economic development model in urban settlements as well as rural areas. A few days of heavy downpour have affected workaday life in several states and far flung rural areas.

Thu, 01/18/2018 - 01:17

Ask people to name five items that they can’t live without for a week, and the smartphone will probably feature in most lists ahead of other necessities like food and water — even air! This is indicative of the pervasiveness of technology in our lives in the digital age.

Fri, 12/08/2017 - 01:29

The Congress with it’s pleasant face, over the decades, always assured roti, kapda and makaan.

Thu, 12/07/2017 - 01:53

In a recent debate on severe air pollution in Delhi and northern India in a television channel, a farmer from Punjab asked: Instead of union government spending Rs 1 lakh crore for developing 500 km of high speed rail, why don’t it give Rs 5,000 crore every year as subsidy for the kharif paddy fa

Wed, 12/06/2017 - 01:19

Imposition of Anti-Dumping Duty (ADD) on imports of solar cells and modules not only threatens to jeopardise the 100 GW solar power target that India has set for 2022; it could also hurt job creation and overall economic growth.

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 18:15

Two things come out strikingly clear from prime minister Narendra Modi’s fourth Independence Day speech that was delivered in his usual impromptu style. His invincibility as a political craftsman laying the basis for his next Lok Sabha elections cannot be missed out.