Gurbir Singh

Lakhimpur will add charge to the anti-farm laws stir across India

The counter narrative - that the BJP entourage was attacked by farmers pelting stones and wielding lathis - has evaporated in the face of fresh evidence.

10 Oct 2021

While the pandemic crashed the economy, some made pots of money

The just-released Hurun List for India’s richest shows that the pandemic was inconsequential for a whole bunch of people.

03 Oct 2021

Why the Chinese are destroying their wealth creators

Chinese officials are telling newspersons that 'they are getting ready for a possible storm', and it points in the opposite direction.

26 Sep 2021

Why is the government going after NGOs?

In the last 6-8 weeks, another batch of high-profile non-government organisations (NGOs) have had their licences suspended under the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act.

19 Sep 2021

Rising prices, shortage of inputs threaten to spoil the recovery party 

The average near-2% hike across models is the company’s third this year. Maruti said it was done to protect profitability in the face of rising commodity prices. 

12 Sep 2021

Bring on the bulldozers against the towers of corruption

There should be trumpets and celebration when the heavy cranes and bulldozers come on to demolish Supertech’s illegal Emerald Court towers in Noida.

05 Sep 2021

The many sides of media man Pradeep Guha

Pradeep Guha, Times of India’s brand and advertising chief, filmmaker, one-time CEO of Zee Telefilms and media promoter, passed away suddenly last Saturday.

29 Aug 2021

The warning is out: wind, water, oceans are spinning out of control

In India, cloud bursts over the Western Konkan coast in late July inundated dozens of towns like Chiplun leaving a trail of misery and death.

15 Aug 2021

MBS, Khashoggi and the making of a rogue state

Aljabri now claims that the Saudis and MBS had sent an assassination squad to Canada to try to kill him, and that members of the squad were part of the team that murdered Khashoggi.

08 Aug 2021

The odds are stacked against Jhunjhunwala’s airline

It’s a wonder how perfectly successful and intelligent businessmen have suicidal tendencies.

02 Aug 2021

Is the Zomato IPO euphoria sustainable?

There is a big buzz about the Zomato IPO. The online food delivery service has caught the investors’ eye and the Rs 9,375 crore offer has seen over-subscription 38.24 times.

25 Jul 2021

As climate devastation spreads, EU sets a welcome, harder pace

China’s key cites like Beijing and Shanghai are facing hotter and longer summers, and wetter rain months. 

18 Jul 2021

Trumpism in command as Republicans head toward a split

For liberals the world over, it raises the frightful possibility of meeting Trump again as presidential hopeful in 2024.

18 Jul 2021

India needs to settle with Cairn Energy and the rest

The tax department seized and sold a 10 per cent stake in Cairn’s Indian operations in lieu of tax claims for purported capital gains related to restructuring of the company in 2006.

11 Jul 2021

A communist party that helms state capitalism

Unlike many a Communist Party that withered away, the CCP has grown on the back of a nationalist agenda.

04 Jul 2021