Oct 22, 2014 02:37 AM
‘Preventive action’ taken by the police during polls is questionable as similar steps are hardly ever taken even in periods of communal violence Swift, unrelenting and decisive use of force — this seems to be the Election Commission&#82
Oct 22, 2014 02:25 AM
Creating a grading mechanism for Indian universities from scratch, particularly in a large, complex, and a disorganised system, is a massive challenge Human Resources Development Minister Smriti Irani has announced that India will develop a national rank
Oct 22, 2014 01:26 AM
Government policy is killing handlooms through malign neglect. As a result, the power loom is invading the handloom industry, creating a whole set of spurious products which is altering the identity and integrity of the industry Protest today is more tha
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 02:52 AM
Social scientist Daniel Patrick Moynihan can veritably lay claim to being perhaps the first person to alert an American President directly on global warming It is generally believed that global warming is a concern that is of fairly recent origin. Indee
Oct 21, 2014 02:40 AM
What the U.S. lacks in this moment of looming crisis is a Surgeon-General Three tense weeks since the first case of Ebola was diagnosed in the U.S., President Barack Obama named Ron Klain, a former Chief of Staff to Vice Presidents Joe Biden and Al Gore
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 21, 2014 01:20 AM
The recommendations of the World Bank/IMF are presented to us, the people of the South, as scientific, objective, necessary, fair, and in the best interests of the countries where they are to be implemented. This is why the rebellion episode by the bank s
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