Sadly, legislation, in democracies, is strongly influenced by political economy which dilutes technical good sense
18 Jul 2021 7:47 AM
Capital intensive competitive 'games' have a funneling effect where the biggest players benefit disproportionately
13 Jun 2021 7:14 AM
India women are 26 per cent less likely to access mobile Internet due to misogyny, harassment and revenge porn
09 May 2021 12:00 AM
Kerala, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, represent exemplar benchmarks for regionalism with deep political, social, linguistic and cultural roots
11 Apr 2021 12:00 AM
Despite the hoopla around the Union government’s Budget, for citizens, allocations in their state budgets matter more
14 Feb 2021 4:35 AM
It is also unclear to what extent the disaster is the outcome of over-exploitation of resources in the back-to-back construction of dams
10 Feb 2021 7:14 AM
There are so many moving parts, any of which could pitch the game against the parent or the child
10 Jan 2021 7:32 AM
The enhanced vaccine cover will, we hope, diminish social and economic disruptions.
31 Dec 2020 4:43 AM
Increasing the number of well- capitalised private banks will induce competition and dilute the concentration of economic power
04 Dec 2020 7:35 AM
The ongoing pandemic’s most telling debris — other than heightened neurosis and germaphobia — are the ubiquitous masks
29 Nov 2020 9:45 AM
The silence of economic graveyards can be very expensive for struggling economies like ours
24 Mar 2020 7:49 PM
Globalisation benefited urban India the most, so it is urban India that is now affected the most
16 Mar 2020 11:49 AM
Look no further than enjoying at Ahmedabad a grander version of the Narendra Modi-Donald Trump event in Houston last year in September.
22 Feb 2020 3:18 AM
To be sure the city of Delhi — a cossetted child of emperors starting with the Great Mughals — is spoilt silly.
15 Feb 2020 3:07 AM
The government has been firefighting since FY 2019 using mostly Band-Aids of the cheapest kinds.
29 Jan 2020 2:26 AM
The man is full of energy, strong in the saddle and is likely to be around till 2030.
07 Jan 2020 1:29 AM
The economic downturn has cannibalised the participation of women in the workforce -- down to 26 per cent from 37 per cent in FY 2005.
25 Dec 2019 2:13 AM
Bringing the private sector centre-stage requires a sea change in the manner of its participation and its role in nation-building.
02 Dec 2019 12:00 AM
Exports to China account for just around 15 per cent, while another 11 per cent go to other destinations in East Asia.
08 Nov 2019 2:31 AM
All three apply the experimental method of randomised control trials (RCT) from the physical sciences to social science.
03 Nov 2019 2:04 AM