Oct 31, 2014 01:18 AM
The most important features of Indira Gandhi’s legacy are a somewhat paradoxical combination of destructive and constructive elements Thirty years ago today, Indira Gandhi was assassinated by two of her bodyguards. She had been the Prime Minister
Oct 31, 2014 01:15 AM
Since monetary policy takes time to act on output and inflation, a forward-looking assessment is essential The Finance Minister in his maiden Union Budget speech had observed that “it is also essential to have a modern monetary policy framework to
Oct 31, 2014 01:11 AM
When dying Zambian President Michael Sata flew to London last week he was following a long line of African leaders who have sought emergency — and secret — medical treatment in foreign hospitals most of their citizens can only dream of. With
Oct 30, 2014 01:27 AM
The Public Accounts Committee chairman’s recent remark that the CAG must not report notional losses goes against the Constitution that allows the CAG to decide the audit’s scope At a Conference of Accountants-General, K.V. Thomas, Chairman o
Oct 30, 2014 01:23 AM
A consensus on the outcome-based approach adopted by the Modi government to labour reforms is emerging. As the benefits become apparent, more reforms would become feasible Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government has exhibited competence in formu
Oct 29, 2014 01:25 AM
Though studies point to an increase in the pace of glacier wastage in the western Himalayas, long-term monitoring is required to study glacier evolution and its relation to the climate At dawn, Mohd Soheb begins an arduous trek to the high camp at
Oct 29, 2014 01:23 AM
There can be no closure in the Nithari case till the connection between missing children and organ trade is further investigated It is no longer a secret that thousands of children go “missing” every year and that Delhi has an extraordinaril
Oct 28, 2014 01:24 AM
With public schools not performing and private schools teaching students to compete rather than learn, India’s primary sites of education are at risk The Rajasthan government recently decided to close down more than 17,000 schools, the Maharashtra
Oct 28, 2014 01:21 AM
To prevent Ebola cases in unaffected countries, strong and comprehensive national preparedness is a prerequisite As Ebola continues unabated in three West African countries and the number of cases and deaths increase exponentially, alarm bells are ringi
Oct 28, 2014 01:19 AM
The risk of severe winters in Europe and northern Asia has been doubled by global warming, according to new research. The counter-intuitive finding is the result of climate change melting the Arctic ice cap and causing new wind patterns that push freezing
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