World  /  Published 26.05.20

California in 'free fall'

Locked down in their homes, the four former California governors clicked into a Zoom call and one after another described how they dealt with the crises that had defined their time in office. For Pete...
By Tim Arango and Thomas Fuller in Los Angeles

Business  /  Published 10.06.20

US Federal Reserve keeps interest rate intact

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged and near zero on Wednesday as the US central bank projected a gradual economic recovery from the pandemic-induced recession.In their first economic pr...
By NYTNS and Reuters in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 04.08.19

India's economy: from dream to horror

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has turned fortune telling about the Indian economy into a fine art. His big goal of turning India into a $5 trillion economy by 2024 rings hollow and sounds shallow in th...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 11.04.20

Idle wage? MGNREGA test for government

The lockdown has dried up rural job scheme projects, prompting demands that the government pay wages for this period to all the registered workers, including those forced to sit idle through no fault ...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi

World  /  Published 07.05.20

UK faces ‘worst slump since 1706’

The Bank of England warned on Thursday that the British economy could suffer its deepest annual contraction in more than three centuries as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, before bouncing back n...
By AP in London

Opinion  /  Published 07.06.19

Economic data under a cloud

During the last five years, there have been a number of controversies over economic data presented by the government and by relatively autonomous bodies like the National Sample Survey Office. The con...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 07.02.19

Food that is delicious — and endangered

Sir — It is worrying that endangered shark species such as hammerhead and spiny dogfish are being sold surreptitiously in Britain. Names like rock salmon or huss are being used while labelling dishe...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 05.11.19

Unemployed educated youth represent a danger to society

A recent study by two university scholars, based on available official statistics, has found that youth unemployment has gone up alarmingly. Youth is defined as people in the age group of 15-29 years....
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

The economy is more than stock markets

Recent data on the Indian economy appear to be contradictory. On the one hand, the stock markets have boomed, with the Sensex touching record high figures. On the other hand, the unemployment rate has...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 18.04.19

Jet Airways suspends all flights

“Since no emergency funding from the lenders or any other source is forthcoming, the airline will not be able to pay for fuel or other critical services to keep the operations going,” the airline ...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai


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