India  /  Published 08.11.18

Manmohan, Rahul lead charge on DeMo day

The Congress tore into the government and the BJP on the second anniversary of the demonetisation, castigating them for “shamelessly” defending what former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh called a ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 08.11.18

DeMo anniversary: Jaitley says more resources for the poor

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday said demonetisation resulted in formalisation of economy and increased tax base, prompting the government to earmark more resources for the poor and infrastru...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 13.09.19

Fake note jab at demonetisation

The Congress on Friday attacked the government over reports of a rise in the circulation of fake currency, insinuating a link with “corruption in the guise of” the November 2016 demonetisation.“...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

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

India  /  Published 13.03.19

Probe Vadra, but also investigate Modi: Rahul

Rahul, who asked the students to challenge him and 'make him uncomfortable', also wondered if the Prime Minister could face a large audience and answer people's questions.Referring to Modi's policies ...
By PTI in Chennai


Business  /  Published 25.02.19

Mixed cue in EPFO job data

Around 1.89 crore workers have joined the payroll in the organised sector during the 16-month period between September 2017 and December 2018, but 1.54 crore have lost their jobs in the same period, o...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.11.18

DeMo 'bitter medicine' to treat corruption: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said he used the 'bitter medicine' of demonetisation to bring back money into the banking system and give 'proper treatment to deep-rooted corruption system' in...
By PTI in Jhabua

India  /  Published 12.11.18

Heat on CAG for delaying DeMo-Rafale reports

As many as 60 retired bureaucrats and diplomats have questioned the “unconscionable and unwarranted delay” on the part of the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) in bringing out the audit report...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

India  /  Published 18.11.18

Notebandi wound still raw in BJP belt

The 15-year-strong anti-incumbency is not the force that is threatening the much-maligned Shivraj Singh Chouhan government in Madhya Pradesh. It is one reckless decision of the much-admired Prime Mini...
By Sanjay K. Jha in Indore

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.19

Budget 2019: How credible is the government?

There is a tradition of the Union government presenting a state of the economy report contained in the Economic Survey just before the annual budget. It has been announced that this year the state of ...
By The Editorial Board


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