Opinion  /  Published 24.05.19

The high cost of poor land titling

Imagine this — as of 2018, two-thirds of all cases pending in civil courts in India relate to land, with each one taking around 20 years on an average to conclude. A recent McKinsey report suggested...
By Nitin Sangwan in

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.19

It's raining laulipaups

POP! Oye, did you hear that? Was it that sound? Did you just hear pop! like it had gone POP!? But stop. Let me listen again, let me carefully listen. Or rather, recall what I heard more carefully. It ...
By Sankarshan Thakur in

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.19

Rs 1,600cr more for paddy mop-up

The Mamata Banerjee government has released Rs 1,600 crore to give a momentum to paddy procurement, taking the total amount for the purpose to Rs 5,100 crore since November last year.The move apparent...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 02.02.19

Budget 2019: sugar-coated bait for voters

This year’s budget speech is, arguably, the most explicitly political one that India has ever witnessed. In spite of being termed as an interim budget, substantial expenditure and tax proposals have...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 01.02.19

Rs 17 a day to farmers an insult to them: Rahul

The interim budget on Friday announced that farmers with two hectares of cultivable and or less would get Rs 6,000 a year annually. Interim finance minister Piyush Goyal said the Pradhan Mantri K...
By The Telegraph in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 27.01.19

Farm sops on plate to check ire

The Union cabinet is likely to agree this week to a farm package proposed by the agriculture ministry, which could include an interest subsidy offer for those with a good loan repayment record and a w...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.12.19

Sikkim unit for organic produce

Sikkim IFFCO Organics Ltd has started work on setting up an integrated processing unit at Rangpo to give a boost to agriculture in Sikkim, which is the only fully organic state in the country, and pro...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Gangtok

Politics  /  Published 19.01.19

BJP has treated us with dignity: Varun Gandhi

When I enter Feroze Varun Gandhi’s home in Delhi’s Jor Bagh, I can hear Vedic chants emanating from one of the rooms deeper inside the house. I can smell sandalwood and ghee too. Varun informs me ...
By V. Kumara Swamy in

India  /  Published 31.03.19

PM? People will decide: Rahul

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has alleged that Narendra Modi is more “publicity minister” than Prime Minister and that he is floundering because of his arrogance.In an interview to PTI, Rahul sa...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.05.20

100% coverage of 'One Nation One Ration Card' by March 2021: FM

The government on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package of free foodgrains for migrant workers, concessional credit to farmers and working capital loan for street vendors as part of the seco...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in New Delhi


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