By Lekha Rattanani |
A series of strains test the nation today. Some strains bring protests on the streets, like the farmers agitations earlier and underway now.
A suicide note in Kota shook up the nation. A young girl says sorry to her parents, for letting them down. She died of not a broken heart, but of a broken spirit.
Contrary to the popular perceptions and beliefs in this regard, history seldom exhibits any tendency to repeat itself.
The Union Budget for 2024-25 was significant on two counts: (1) the government highlighted the achievements of this government in the past decades and (2) it presented
The interim budget 2024-25 was presented today against a backdrop of steady economic growth and moderation in inflation in the Indian economy and complex geopolitical

Politics

By Lekha Rattanani |
A series of strains test the nation today. Some strains bring protests on the streets, like the farmers agitations earlier and underway now.
By Jagdish Rattanani with Sunil Ray
Gandhiji breathed his last with ‘Hey Ram’ on his lips. Lord Ram has been with Mohandas since his childhood.
Not everybody is willing to stomach the command-and-control operation that the temple movement has been turned into, certainly not the Shankaracharyas.

Business

By Jagdish Rattanani with Sunil Ray
The Deora exit is largely a non-event, and probably guided by desperation to get a party ticket from somewhere for the Lok Sabha constituency of South Mumbai.
Food inflation, which was in double-digits in July, fell to 6.2 per cent in October, 2023, with a correction in vegetable prices.  However, inflation pressures persisted…
Big changes sometimes come without big headlines. One of these happened last month in California, the largest and the most productive States in the US which comprises…

Economy

By Lekha Rattanani |
A series of strains test the nation today. Some strains bring protests on the streets, like the farmers agitations earlier and underway now.
By Jagdish Rattanani with Sunil Ray
Contrary to the popular perceptions and beliefs in this regard, history seldom exhibits any tendency to repeat itself.
The Union Budget for 2024-25 was significant on two counts: (1) the government highlighted the achievements of this government in the past decades and (2) it presented

Society

By Jagdish Rattanani |
By Jagdish Rattanani with Sunil Ray
A suicide note in Kota shook up the nation. A young girl says sorry to her parents, for letting them down. She died of not a broken heart, but of a broken spirit.
Culture cannot grow through self-dependence alone. Growth arises from the interplay between different, though complementary, forces.
As the sanctum sanctorum of India’s democracy, the Parliament, moved house from the historic structure to a new facility, it underlined the theme of change that has…

Diaries

A valuable treasure trove of art work, murals, frescoes and paintings lie in a 16th century…
Recently I went to the redeveloped, commercialised Mahim bus station with 24-storey building…
The then Home Minister R.R. Patil pleaded helplessness of the government. He said the government…
In a way, Kala Nagar and adjoining buildings are highly privileged because of the Thackeray…
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