An old maxim frequently attributed to Archimedes of Syracuse, states that the shortest distance between two points is a straight line.
19 Sep 2021
This is not the first time Pawar has presented his diagnosis of what ails the Congress. Pawar, who joined the Congress in the late Fifties, has an interesting history with the party.
12 Sep 2021
The road to economic recovery, economists and policy makers aver, must be paved with increased government spending on infrastructure.
05 Sep 2021
Two decades later, the 9-11 Commission’s summation ‘of failures in imagination, policy, capabilities and management’ has acquired an eerie resonance.
22 Aug 2021
The latest climate change report defined by the United Nations as ‘code red for humanity’, lines up every imaginable catastrophe.
15 Aug 2021
Irony is dying a slow death in the hallowed precincts of the 1927 edifice held up by 144 columns.
08 Aug 2021
The good news is that a semblance of competition is visible on India’s political landscape.
01 Aug 2021
The saga of liberalisation is frequently enveloped in mythical notions - about who did what, when and how.
20 Jun 2021
S CAM! It is a perfect acronym for 'Swindler Carted Away Money'. Folklore has it that the phrase scam came into the urban lexicon after an FBI operation called ABSCAM to track and nail the nexus betwe
16 Apr 2021
The Economic Survey preceding Budget 2021 is in many ways the annual essay on the state of the union.
31 Jan 2021
A week, it is said, is a long time in politics. So it is for the economy.
20 May 2018
On Thursday, a school bus carrying schoolchildren was run over by a train at an unmanned railway crossing in Uttar Pradesh—13 children lost their lives and eight were grievously hurt.
28 Apr 2018
A quarter of a century ago, Parliament passed two amendments to the Constitution to empower governance at panchayats and municipal bodies.
15 Apr 2018
In his treatise, The Prince, Niccolo Machiavelli observes that there are two critical variables for success. One is Fortuna, or the cards that one has been dealt with. The other is Virtu, or inherent
17 Dec 2017
In the 1840s, Claude Frédéric Bastiat, thinker and economist, wrote a seminal essay, Petition of the Candle-makers.
24 Sep 2017