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The murderous machete attack on the Bangladeshi-American blogger Avijit Roy (and his wife Rafida Ahmed Bonya, grievously injured) in Dhaka is another reminder that religious zealotry is an issue socie

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R. Ramakumar
R. Ramakumar

The devil, they say, is in the details. There is a world of difference between the Budget speech ...

Yogi Aggarwal
Yogi Aggarwal

True to form the Budget presented by Arun Jaitley has concentrated on giving relief and support ...

Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Finance minister Arun Jaitley’s first full-fledged Union Budget epitomises how optimism can ...

Pavan K. Varma
Pavan K. Varma

The preparation of a nation’s Budget is a complex exercise.

Anita Katyal
Anita Katyal

Days before finance minister Arun Jaitley presented his government’s full-fledged Budget on ...

Farrukh Dhondy
Farrukh Dhondy

“It’s always time to say goodbye Said the spider to the fly As he wove his tangled web With ...

V.M. Pandit
V.M. Pandit

In the ever-changing political and economic scenario, seismic changes take place in the ...

Antara Dev Sen
Antara Dev Sen

The romance of the railways is within reach again. And for the first time since the Raj, the ...

Mystic Mantra

Sri Rameshji
Sri Rameshji

In the Bhagavad Gita, Lord Krishna said that “the last thought of a dying person is based on his ...

Francis Gonsalves
Francis Gonsalves

Fast foods” from McDonalds and KFC are fashionable. Simultaneously, there’s a fad to “fast from ...

Reporter's Diary

Old habits die hard

Gogoi’s growth yardstick

Letters to Editor

While Budget 2015-16 is being hailed as a growth Budget, it received a thumbs-down from former PM Manmohan Singh.

The devil, they say, is in the details. There is a world of difference between the Budget speech of Arun Jaitley, peppered with smart announcements, and the real numbers in the Budget documents.

“It’s always time to say goodbye Said the spider to the fly As he wove his tangled web With a crocodile tear in his eye. It’s easier jumping over the moon Sang the cow to a feline tune