By Sanjana Brahmawar Mohan |
There is a growing voice on the “commercialisation” of healthcare, with stories surfacing time and again - the recent reports around kidney transplantation being a cas
By Ajit Ranade |
About twenty-five years ago, when Professor Suhas Sukhatme had just completed his term as Director of the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, his interview was pub
By Jagdish Rattanani |
A lot has been written about how the speech of the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on the 2024 elections points straight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
By GN Bajpai |
The results of the Parliamentary elections-2024 have unfolded quite a surprise.
By Ajit Ranade |
A new government has been sworn in, with Narendra Modi taking charge as Prime Minister for the third time.

Politics

By Jagdish Rattanani |
A lot has been written about how the speech of the RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in Nagpur on the 2024 elections points straight to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
By GN Bajpai |
The results of the Parliamentary elections-2024 have unfolded quite a surprise.
By |
In 1989, the Congress won 197 seats with almost 40% of the vote, against 143 of the Janata Dal. Rajiv Gandhi preferred to sit in the Opposition. Times now have changed.
By Kingshuk Nag |
Swings in fortune have seen him in and out of power over the last four decades.

Business

By GN Bajpai |
The results of the Parliamentary elections-2024 have unfolded quite a surprise.
By Ajit Ranade |
A new government has been sworn in, with Narendra Modi taking charge as Prime Minister for the third time.
By Ajit Ranade |
The International Organisation for Migration, an agency of the United Nations, released its World Migration Report for 2024.
By Jagdish Rattanani |
A commitment to this sharp pro-poor ideological positioning is critical to the revival of the Congress. Rahul Gandhi has done well to articulate this in his campaign

Economy

By Ajit Ranade |
The reader might think that this column is a proposal for a new fighter aircraft development project in partnership with Russia, especially as this is the time the Pri
By GN Bajpai |
The results of the Parliamentary elections-2024 have unfolded quite a surprise.
By Ajit Ranade |
A new government has been sworn in, with Narendra Modi taking charge as Prime Minister for the third time.
By Himadri Bhattacharya |
At the conclusion of its second bi-monthly meeting for the current financial year on June 7, 2024, the MPC of RBI kept the policy rate unchanged for the eighth time in

Society

By Ajit Ranade |
The class 10 state board exam results were announced last week in Kerala. One remarkable achiever was Shivraj Mohite from St.
By Arun Maira |
The Supreme Court is raising fundamental questions about the rule of law in a democracy.
By Jagdish Rattanani |
A commitment to this sharp pro-poor ideological positioning is critical to the revival of the Congress. Rahul Gandhi has done well to articulate this in his campaign
By Jagdish Rattanani |
The noise and confusion being created over an inheritance tax in India is an attempt by the BJP to recover ground in an election that was believed to be in the bag but

Diaries

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

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