India  /  Published 12.05.20

Massive work and pay loss: Survey

Two-thirds (67 per cent) of workers have reported having lost employment during the pandemic-induced lockdown that began on March 25, according to the early findings of a survey conducted among 4,000 ...
By PTI in Bangalore

India  /  Published 12.05.20

Random tests at 400 homes

Health workers will knock on 400 household doors each in 60 districts across the country later this month seeking blood samples for India’s first community survey for the new coronavirus as proposed...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 06.05.20

Services debacle in April

India’s services activity suffered a shock collapse in April as the coronavirus lockdown crippled global demand, causing a historic spike in layoffs and reinforcing fears of a deep recession in Asia...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 06.09.19

BJP leader's language reflects poorly on party

Sir — The threats issued by the Bharatiya Janata Party chief in West Bengal, Dilip Ghosh, against the police and the Trinamul Congress in general are condemnable (“Clean sweep”, Aug 30). Su...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 10.11.19

Unethical population control policies will backfire

Can repressive measures always help tide over tough times? This seems to be one of the most pressing questions arising out of what has been criticised as ‘coercive’ population control policies in ...
By The Editorial Board


Jharkhand  /  Published 07.11.19

The ravages of hunger & anger in Jharkhand

A state that is hungry, it can be argued, is perpetually angry. Jharkhand, where a Muslim man was lynched on Wednesday on the suspicion that he was a thief and where a Dalit woman allegedly starved to...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 11.06.20

Luminous minds

The news that the Archaeological Survey of India discovered a monolithic Shiva linga dating to 9th century AD in the My Son complex in Vietnam received a great deal of attention in India last month. T...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

India  /  Published 07.06.20

Monument nod

The Union Culture Ministry on Sunday approved opening of 820 Archeological Survey of India-protected monuments which have places of worship from June 8, Minister Prahlad Patel said. Sources said ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 21.04.20

Evidence of heavy damage to firms

An overwhelmingly large number of respondents to a survey by industry chamber Ficci have said Covid 19 would heavily hit their businesses, warning their operations will be permanently impaired if th...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

Unravelling the $5-trillion mystery

Now that opinions of multiple shades have been expressed over the recently tabled Union budget, it is worth pondering over a simple economic calculation that few cared to shed light on. The matter con...
By Dipankar Dasgupta


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