‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ sparks housing poverty debate

‘Har Ghar Tiranga’ campaign has also brought the focus back to the slowly receding programme of ‘Housing for All by 2022’ launched by the Prime Minister in 2015.

14 Aug 2022

Reticent spectrum bidders, ‘scam-talk’ mark 5G rollout

With the completion of the auctions for 5G spectrum, India is well on the way to the next level of the telecommunication revolution.

07 Aug 2022

The PMLA weapon: Perfecting the process as punishment

The pleas that absence of sufficient safeguards renders these provisions arbitrary and open to misuse were dismissed by the court.

31 Jul 2022

Europe’s fires flag colonial divide on climate change action

However, very little has been delivered. Perhaps, the raging fires in Europe will jolt the rich enclaves out of their fortress mentality.

24 Jul 2022

Action on foreign companies mars investment optics

Meanwhile, a clutch of Chinese cell phone operators in India have been facing raids by Indian investigative agencies.

17 Jul 2022

Volatile crude, impending recession roil global markets

High inflation driven by high energy prices and a drop in the US GDP by 1.4% is other worrying signs.

10 Jul 2022

More jets, airlines herald good times for flyers

The group has 3 airlines in its bag now – Air India, the premium Vistara, and Air Asia – with a collective passenger share of around 24%.

03 Jul 2022

Cross of joblessness is becoming heavier for the young

All over the country, especially in rural communities and in North India, a career with the army is the dream of countless young men.

26 Jun 2022

Remote working is the new ethos, can’t be rolled back now

As communities rush to attain normalcy in the post-pandemic phase, the WFH debate has heated up once again.

19 Jun 2022

Lack of investments fuels growing energy crisis

The world seems to have sleep-walked its way into an energy crisis not seen since the 1970s.

05 Jun 2022

Public sector sell-offs flounder on scams, lack of will 

The Union government has called off its privatisation process for high-profile Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) following 2 of the 3 bidders backing out.

29 May 2022

Will IPL survive high ‘rights’ costs, growing fatigue?

The base prices for digital rights is pegged at Rs 12,200 cr, a gamble considering online ad rates are still low.

22 May 2022

Inflation rides high on war, food and fuel

The Ukraine war is a lesson on how an unexpected geopolitical upheaval can lay to waste months and years of reconstruction.

21 May 2022

Scorching April heat flags climate ABYSS

Global warming seems to have jumped out of academic conference rooms and doomsday predictions of climate activists to bite much of north and central India and Pakistan.

08 May 2022

New phase in Ukraine war as EU fuels Russian ambitions

The latter two are now pitching for NATO membership, thus creating a 1,300-km Russia-NATO border via Finland.

01 May 2022