Opinion  /  Published 16.01.20

Time for change

Sir — One is hardly surprised to hear regressive comments from political leaders anymore. Yet it is disappointing when educated politicians do not speak responsibly. The Congress leader, Shashi Thar...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 04.01.20

Belonging and trust key to progress: Economist

Kaushik Basu, professor of economics at Cornell University and a former chief economic adviser to India during the UPA government between 2009 and 2012, has been deeply troubled by the politics of div...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.01.20

Economy: Here comes the storm

For quite some time now, the National Democratic Alliance government seems lost in imagining that the economic crisis can be wished away. The Economist has called the ruling dispensation an “incompe...
By Arun Bhatnagar in

India  /  Published 28.12.19

Difficult, but not all gloom

Remember 2010? Narendra Modi was the chief minister of a midsized state in western India who was seen as an outsider on the national stage because of his polarising politics. The Congress had won anot...
By Paran Balakrishnan in

India  /  Published 28.12.19

Rahul Gandhi slams govt over NPR, NRC

Attacking the government over the issue of the National Population Register (NPR) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC), Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said these exercises will be mor...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.12.19

Kishor: NRC like demonetisation

Political strategist and JD(U) national vice-president Prashant Kishor on Sunday came out with a fresh tirade against the National Register for Citizens, which the Centre has proposed to implement acr...
By PTI in Patna

India  /  Published 14.12.19

One who doesn't fight injustice today will be judged as coward: Priyanka Gandhi

Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Saturday launched a scathing attack on the ruling BJP for its “litany of injustices”, and said that those who don't fight the prevailing situati...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 04.12.19

Note ban haunts city realty

Calcutta’s residential market appears to be still suffering from the impact of demonetisation, according to a study by real estate consultancy JLL.Sales penetration — which is the velocity of tran...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.12.19

Government clutching at straws: Opposition MPs on economy

Lok Sabha members from various Opposition parties on Monday expressed concern over the health of the economy and asked the government to take effective steps rather than keep 'clutching at straws' to ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Change climate of fear: Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday said a ruptured social fabric, fear among businessmen and policy blunders had derailed India’s economic growth, offering a wide-angle analysis on a day...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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