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Friday, May 27, 2022

Happy birthday Krystle D'souza: Her journey from a sanskari bahu to a social swagger

Krystle D'souza's Instagram account defies her image of a demure woman and testifies the actors’s love for clothes, bags, shoes and everything pretty.

Not so easy business

India’s jump in Ease of Business ranking is welcome. But there is much that it does not capture

Poverty in all its faces

Growth can alleviate poverty but its definition needs to expand to make any tangible difference on the ground.

Sun powers the sails

For the seas, solar-powered ships could be what E-vehicles are for land.

Happy Hours & Happy Seeders

How electioneering throws a spanner on solving real problems.

Ghosts of Bihar election: Mayawati makes the most of RSS’ anti-reservation remarks in Uttar Pradesh elections

February 5, 2017 5:00:05 pm

The party faced similar trouble in Bihar last year during the state Assembly elections, when anti-reservation comments by RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat ticked off millions of pro-reservation voters, ultimately adding to the party’s defeat in the election.

Out of my mind: Income for everyone

February 5, 2017 12:08:40 am

The Economic Survey has proposed a radical step, of instituting Universal Basic Income. If implemented, it would touch many lives.

Inside track: Literary flourish

February 5, 2017 12:06:01 am

For the 2017 survey, virtually each chapter begins with a quote and Subramanian has drawn from many sources, including Tagore, Nehru, Keynes, Amitabh Bachchan’s dialogues and Aravind Adiga.

Fifth column: A letter from rural India

February 5, 2017 12:04:38 am

On paper all kinds of anti-poverty schemes were available in the village, but had made little or no difference.

Across the aisle: Muddling through another budget, another year

February 5, 2017 12:02:03 am

Budget 2017-18 will be remembered not for any bold measure but because it did not do great damage to the economy.

Letters to the Editor: Clean up act

February 4, 2017 12:44:39 am

Anonymity will act as a safeguard against a possible backlash by political parties post-polls. This scheme may even further state funding of elections in the near future.

Much ado

February 4, 2017 12:32:14 am

The budget has failed to further the reform agenda the government promised

Segregating the saffron

February 4, 2017 12:17:31 am

RSS presence at JLF irked those who cannot accept the demolition of monolithic debate and the emergence of the dialectic of diversity

No proof required: Not business as usual

February 4, 2017 12:10:18 am

Budget 2017-18 is probably the most brilliant economic and political document since the path-breaking budget of 1991

Trump, the insecure

February 4, 2017 12:08:44 am

His slogan of making America great again only names his fears and disconnect with the world

Trade, Transit, Peace

February 4, 2017 12:07:43 am

Can Kashmir become the link between South and Central Asia?

Forty Years Ago, February 4, 1977: Janata, Ram Deal

February 4, 2017 12:07:40 am

PM Indira Gandhi said the decision of the new party, Congress for Democracy, formed by Jagjivan Ram, to contest the elections jointly with the Janata Front clearly indicates the emergence of a new alliance.