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  • How demonetisation scripts a successful chapter

    August 31, 2017 4:32 pm Published by

      There should be no doubt now on the success of demonetisation drive, as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the fallout of demonetisation was on predicted lines and the economy will benefit in medium and long term. It is noteworthy that... View Article

  • India’s Doklam-gains

    August 30, 2017 3:12 pm Published by

    Now that 73-day long standoff between the troops of India and China at the Doklam trijunction (India, China and Bhutan) has come to an end, a dispassionate analysis of the episode is worth-attempting. In the considered view of this author,... View Article

  • Train derailments turn bullet train dream sour

    August 24, 2017 4:18 pm Published by

    While commiserations and reactions on devastating train derailments last fortnight are pouring in, grave concerns about the lacklustre rail infrastructure in India are being raised. Against this backdrop, it is ironic that the Central government talks about bullet trains, whereas... View Article

  • SC verdict on Triple Talaq: God-send for BJP

    August 22, 2017 4:08 pm Published by

    Has the Supreme Court verdict, striking down triple talaq in a majority judgment, opened up a new vista for BJP to its run-up to 2019 election? And will this extraordinary verdict give BJP that one vague opening Muslims, which was... View Article

  • Class war descends to savage turf war

    August 21, 2017 4:58 pm Published by

    Pinarayi’s unenviable record of two dozen political murders in eight months No state in India has witnessed as many political murders, violence and attacks on houses, women and children to polarize society on ideological grounds as in Kerala under Marxist... View Article

  • Root-causes of Odisha afflictions

    August 19, 2017 5:20 pm Published by

    Odisha can boast of mineral resources but it can’t boast of hi-fi industries. It has 40 million peoples speaking Oriya but they lack unity. They had an elegant past of trade and business overseas, probably they had discovered the sea... View Article

  • Radicalisation eating into our universities’ vitals

    August 19, 2017 5:19 pm Published by

    At the very outset, let me say that the concept of radicalisation is very injurious to our country’s health, as it afflicts the whole society. However, I would like to underline the fact that the concept of radicalisation is alien... View Article

  • Politicisation of the Gorakhpur tragedy is no solution

    August 16, 2017 4:23 pm Published by

    Can politicisation of the unfortunate deaths of more than 60 children at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das Medical College since August 7 really help in the future prevention of such a monumental tragedy? Can the explanation by the ruling Bharatiya Janata... View Article

  • Epitome of agonising afflictions

    August 12, 2017 5:09 pm Published by

    Cellular Jail, located at Port Blair, stood mute witness to the tortures meted out to the freedom fighters, who were incarcerated in this jail. The jail, completed in the year 1906 acquired the name ‘Cellular’ because it is entirely made... View Article

  • Venkaiah Naidu’s Odyssey

    August 11, 2017 4:53 pm Published by

    On August 5, 2017, Muppavarapu Venkaiah Naidu, NDA’s candidate, defeating Opposition candidate Gopalkrishna Gandhi, was elected the 13th Vice-President of India. He was sworn-in as Vice-President of India on August 11, 2017. Shri Naidu is the third Telugu person to... View Article