Oct 22, 2014 01:14 AM
The Centre has done well in moving quickly to clean up the mess in the coal sector following the Supreme Court’s cancellation of the allotment of 214 blocks. The cancelled blocks will be reallotted through an e-auction and an ordinance will be promu
Oct 22, 2014 01:10 AM
The range of measures Prime Minister Narendra Modi passionately spelt out at the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Shramev Jayate programme on labour reforms reads like a road map to his Independence Day invitation to multinational corporations to ‘Make in
Oct 21, 2014 01:32 AM
It was a long-awaited reform measure but when the Narendra Modi government eventually deregulated diesel pricing on Saturday, the timing, in the backdrop of falling global oil prices, was just perfect. With oil companies wiping off the under-recoveries on
Oct 21, 2014 01:25 AM
A few months after steeply increasing taxes on tobacco products, the government has come up with another much-needed measure to contain tobacco consumption. Thanks to a recent amendment to the Cigarettes and other Tobacco Products (Packaging and Labelling
Oct 20, 2014 02:03 AM
In winning the Haryana Assembly election, and emerging as the single largest party by far in Maharashtra, the Bharatiya Janata Party has demonstrated the ability to expand its support base at the expense of its principal rival at the national level, the C
Oct 20, 2014 02:00 AM
The order of stock market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on DLF, banning the company and six top executives, including its founder chairman from the capital markets for a period of three years, is notable for two reasons. First,
Oct 18, 2014 01:30 AM
The logic of granting bail post-conviction and pending appeal is that were the appellate court to overturn the verdict, an innocent person who is not expected to flee justice would have been kept in prison unfairly during the period of hearing of the appe
Oct 18, 2014 01:18 AM
Maybe not much should be made of a first-time entry to the Westminster Parliament by a party that was until recently seen as being on the political fringe. Even so, the by-election win last week by the U.K. Independence Party (Ukip) of Nigel Farage says s
Oct 17, 2014 01:04 AM
High turnouts are becoming more frequent and very widespread in Indian elections. That the record turnout in the 2014 Lok Sabha election was no aberration is becoming evident with the Haryana Assembly election reporting its highest-ever polling percentage
Oct 17, 2014 12:58 AM
India’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), with the consummate ease that has become the rocket’s hallmark, placed the third Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) spacecraft into orbit in the early hours of Thursday. Over the
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