Opinion  /  Published 20.07.21

Growth pessimism fuelling nostalgia for 1991 reforms

This month marks the 30th anniversary of the 1991 reforms in India. There is intense commemoration of what is considered to have been a paradigm shift in Indian economic policies. Thirty years are rar...
By Renu Kohli

Calcutta  /  Published 09.07.21

Life hobbles from blow to blow

A man lost his first job in 2017, amid the slump triggered by the demonetisation. The Covid-19 lockdown robbed him of his second job, a contractual one. At 51, the man started another rigorous job. ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 14.02.21

Rahul’s barbs hit home, called ‘doomsday man’

Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday said Rahul Gandhi “is probably becoming a doomsday man for India”. The finance minister devoted a considerable part of her reply in t...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

India  /  Published 01.01.21

Joy of making a difference

Celebrated photojournalist Raghu Rai spent a better part of last week covering the farmers’ blockade at the Dakha Singhu and Tikri Kalan borders between Delhi and Haryana. Despite the enhanced&...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.12.20

Farmers show us the mirror

The decisive Battle of Plassey that gave the East India Company its foothold in India and established its rule was lost not for lack of battlefield valour but because of the treachery of a military ge...
By Amit Bhaduri


Opinion  /  Published 15.12.20

The only option: farmers' protest

Let’s understand the chronology: before the 2014 general elections, Narendra Modi promised farmers that he would comply with the Swaminathan Commission formula to arrive at a minimum support pri...
By Jaideep Hardikar

Business  /  Published 30.11.20

Luxury properties find buyers

A building in the heart of Alipore stood vacant after receiving a completion certificate from the civic authority for about two years. The tide turned when the builder had least bargained for a reviva...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

India  /  Published 23.11.20

Economy: DeMo to GST to farm bills

By Subhoranjan Dasgupta

India  /  Published 21.11.20

Economy: Cong finger at PM

The Congress on Friday wondered whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “incompetence” was responsible for one of the world’s fastest-growing economies becoming one of its worst...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.11.20

Congress condemns ’16 demonetisation

By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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