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Yogi Aggarwal

Spurt in snooping likely to make govt hostage to private interests

Unlike the tapping of landline phones or opening letters sent by post, the new snooping methods involve not-so-simple options.

10 Jan 2019 6:55 AM

Long-term solution to farm distress needed

Farmers contend that while the input prices that they have to pay have increased substantially, the MSP does not reflect these changes.

24 Dec 2018 12:00 AM

Shift in GDP rates is just clever jugglery

Foreign trade has also slowed down considerably, showing lack of demand and growth.

11 Dec 2018 1:35 AM

As rupee falls, trouble in economy snowballs

A further fall in stock market prices would lead to FIIs pulling more money out of the country and a further fall in the rupee.

06 Oct 2018 1:53 PM

Kerala re-runs loom as rains’ intensity to grow

Massive floods following unexpected heavy rains leading to the loss of lives and destruction of property have become more common in recent years.

12 Sep 2018 1:19 AM

Why FB and WhatsApp too have eye on 2019

Mark Zuckerberg has also increasingly involved Facebook in international affairs.

31 Aug 2018 1:16 AM

Relocating black stash: From Swiss banks to Caribbean & other havens

Once tax-evaded money or funds obtained through criminal means gets to havens abroad, there is little that the Indian government can do.

26 Jul 2018 6:06 AM

Govt giving false hopes on economy

The government’s actions are around creating a feel good tactic rather than a serious economic effort.

05 Jul 2018 12:23 AM

It’s time the govt took a serious look at economy

The World Bank in its draft World Development Report 2019 said in India the formal sector or industry pays twice as much as in the informal sector.

04 Jun 2018 5:45 AM

To fix mess in banking, admit the problem first

India has faced many banking crises. Hundreds of banks had shut down in the 1930s and 1940s.

01 May 2018 12:11 AM

How Facebook, Google and others pose a growing threat to people worldwide

India is arguably Facebook’s most important market, with the nation recently edging out the United States as the company’s biggest user base.

12 Apr 2018 5:59 AM

Ethical debate on euthanasia unlikely to end

Suicide is death inflicted on oneself, unlike murder, but remains outside what is permitted by law.

28 Mar 2018 2:22 AM

Will privatisation help the cause of coal industry?

Today, India produces 554 million tons of coal as against 79 million tons in 1973.

27 Feb 2018 12:23 AM

Economic Survey glosses over the problems that lie ahead for India

In agriculture, despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s shrill rhetoric, there has been no major investment by the State in recent years.

01 Feb 2018 6:47 AM

The RSS agenda: Replacing science with myths

Another BJP appointee has gone a step further and even postulated that ancient India had nuclear weapons.

30 Jan 2018 4:05 AM

How Chabahar port will benefit all neighbouring countries

The Chinese investment in Gwadar is much more, and its trade with Central Asia much higher.

04 Jan 2018 2:54 AM

As India got richer, inequality also rose

The picture becomes increasingly skewed the higher we move up the wealth chain.

27 Oct 2017 1:07 AM

Bullet trains: Far too costly for India

The Indian Railways are the country’s largest public investment, employing over a million people.

28 Sep 2017 1:49 AM

Suu Kyi must act fast on Rohingyas’ rights

Modern communication and the relative ease of travel have made the refugee crisis a worldwide phenomenon.

18 Sep 2017 12:12 AM

Modi faltering on the growth promise

Now we are back to trying to configure how to reindustrialise, given India’s persistent economic backwardness.

23 Aug 2017 1:01 AM