Rohingyas are describes as the most persecuted minority. Photo: UNI

Modi will talk Rohingya with Myanmar, but how will India deport...

Above: Rohingyas are described as the most persecuted minority. Photo: UNI The issue has been hanging fire in several regions of India, but while India...
The Bt Cotton plant

Sowing Seeds of Doubt

The Additional Solicitor-General intervened between Monsanto and Nuziveedu Seeds, giving the impression that the ministry is playing favourites. But this may not be the...
Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com

Franchise Flaws

Above: Photo Courtesy news.franchiseindia.com Absence of a Franchise Act limits its growth in India ~By Sujit Bhar Franchise, the largest business model within the service industry—sometimes within...
Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

Rahul Gandhi: The Reluctant Prince

With the Gandhi scion likely to take over the presidentship in October, it waits to be seen if he can enthuse party workers and...
(L-R) Hansmukh Adhia, Union Revenue Secretary, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, MoS (Finance) Shiv Pratap Shukla, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and others attending the 22nd meeting of the Goods and Service Tax Council in New Delhi on October 6.Photo: UNI

Relief on the GST front, but this will hardly let the...

Above: (L-R) Hansmukh Adhia, Union Revenue Secretary, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, MoS (Finance) Shiv Pratap Shukla, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and others...
A labourer is lowered to clean sewage in Kolkata

A National Shame

Though manual scavenging is banned, it continues with impunity even as these workers lack basic safety gear. Worse, budgetary allocation for their rehabilitation has...
Ritabrata Banerjee

In expelling its bright, young MP Ritabrata, the CPI (M) in...

Above: Ritabrata Banerjee A failing party with a regressive attitude cannot expect to face the might of Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool ~By Sujit Bhar As it finally turned...
Students from various colleges staging a demonstration at Marina Beach demanding lift a ban on Jallikattu in Chennai. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu: What a Reprieve!

In a huge relief to the Tamil Nadu government and its people, the Supreme Court refused to stay a bill permitting this sport. This...
Students and youth staging a demonstration at Marina Beach, Chennai, demanding lifting of the ban on Jallikattu. Photo: UNI

Jallikattu: Tamizh Pride and Prejudice

The protests at Marina Beach were not just about the ban on this sport. It was a reassertion of Tamil rights and a platform...
EoDB rankings suggest starting new business in India is becoming difficult

EoDB rankings suggest starting new business in India is becoming difficult

World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings show Start Up India initiative has failed as starting new business in India is becoming difficult The...

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