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Greening highways

Greening highways

Highways constitute the critical infrastructure in a modern economy. Greening initiative can transform this vital infrastructure into an ins
24 Feb 2017, 04:17 AM IST
IPL springs surprises

IPL springs surprises

The run-up to the players’ auction for the tenth season of Indian Premier League (IPL) was not devoid of the drama that precedes the annua
23 Feb 2017, 03:19 AM IST
Buyback bonanza

Buyback bonanza

It’s a common practice among listed companies to go in for share buyback when the chips are down. Such a move will obviously bolster share
22 Feb 2017, 03:44 AM IST
Right to Assemble Vs Power to Restrict

Right to Assemble Vs Power to Restrict

The denial of permission to Telangana Joint Action Committee (TJAC) to hold a rally and a public meeting in Hyderabad on the question of job
22 Feb 2017, 03:40 AM IST
Who is to be blamed?

Who is to be blamed?

The unruly political landscape of Tamil Nadu offers more questions than answers. Every political party has its share of culpability in debas
21 Feb 2017, 04:17 AM IST

Dented image

20 Feb 2017, 03:51 AM IST

A million ways to conquer stress

18 Feb 2017, 11:24 PM IST

Need for restraint

18 Feb 2017, 04:04 AM IST

No intemperateness, please!

17 Feb 2017, 03:10 AM IST

Big launch, what next?

16 Feb 2017, 02:43 AM IST

Plot thickens further

15 Feb 2017, 04:10 AM IST

No political will for women’s quota

15 Feb 2017, 03:59 AM IST

Furore over jobs

14 Feb 2017, 04:16 AM IST

Why the delay?

13 Feb 2017, 03:22 AM IST

The trap of your own assumptions

11 Feb 2017, 11:49 PM IST

Vexatious Rhetoric

11 Feb 2017, 03:38 AM IST

Plot within Plot

10 Feb 2017, 05:00 AM IST

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Constitutional impropriety

The course of developments in Tamil Nadu clearly points to a dubious role being played by the Central government. It is the Constitutional responsibility of the Governor to install
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So you want to join IAS?

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08 Feb 2017, 10:54 PM IST

Do not spare Pakistan

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History, politics and biopic

The announcement of Nandamuri Balakrishna that he would be producing a biopic on the legendary actor-turned-politician, NT Rama Rao, obviously raises many questions. 
08 Feb 2017, 03:01 AM IST

Trump(y) Protectionism

The free market evangelists pooh-poohed those who called for protection of domestic economy from the marauding foreign capital, goods, services and culture. But, Trump today unabas
07 Feb 2017, 03:30 AM IST

Market rebound

Indian stock markets weathered the demonetisation storm and bounced back to pre-note ban levels earlier this month even though the worries of a slowdown in GDP growth and corporate
06 Feb 2017, 02:45 AM IST

Leadership is all about diagnosing the problem

The true hallmark of any healthy organisation is in evolving leadership at all levels of hierarchy despite the imminent difficulties in achieving it. However, it is the key to succ
05 Feb 2017, 12:07 AM IST

Time right for Swadeshi

While the United States under Donald Trump is increasingly getting aggressively protectionist, we in the developing world are craving to open up our economies. The affluent world f
04 Feb 2017, 04:02 AM IST

Leader to the core

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03 Feb 2017, 03:56 AM IST

Belying Expectations

Notwithstanding some relief to the middle class, small and medium industries and higher allocations for agriculture, infrastructure etc., the Union Budget 2017-18   falls short of
02 Feb 2017, 03:39 AM IST

UBI Evangelism

The Economic Survey considers Universal Basic Income Scheme (UBI)  an alternative to a host of anti-poverty and social welfare schemes being implemented by central and state gover
01 Feb 2017, 02:37 AM IST

Triumphant comeback

Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal; Venus Williams vs Serena Williams! Anyone seeing such a fixture in a tennis Grand Slam singles final ought to be forgiven if he is under the mistaken
31 Jan 2017, 03:37 AM IST

Restore the sanctity

Budgets have become a routine annual ritual with Finance Minister making some proposals, Parliament witnessing uproar and budget passed amidst noisy interruptions.
30 Jan 2017, 01:49 AM IST

Your ego destroys you

I would like begin this column by recounting an incident that I was confronted with sometime back. A gentleman came to my office to meet me. 
28 Jan 2017, 11:40 PM IST

Groping about Budget

As the nation braces up for the post demonetisation and part-remonetisation budget of 2017, the fiscal signals are worth decoding. The uncertainty over the numbers emanating from t
28 Jan 2017, 03:51 AM IST

Punjab Pointers

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)-BJP combine is caught in a political quagmire as the 117-member State Assembly witnesses elections soon. 
27 Jan 2017, 04:19 AM IST

Advantage Akhilesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi faces an acid test in Uttar Pradesh with his party facing headwinds as the political chemistry dictates new electoral arithmetic in this key State. 
26 Jan 2017, 03:31 AM IST

Sow seeds of revival

In exactly a week, the Narendra Modi government will unveil its plans and measures to revitalise economy in the new fiscal as the current one is witnessing all-round slowdown. 
25 Jan 2017, 04:04 AM IST

Constitution & Muslims Quota

Reservations based solely on religion have faced judicial resistance.  However, certain groups professing Islam as a religion but classified as backward castes are enjoying reserv
25 Jan 2017, 04:02 AM IST

Cleanse the Augean stables

Even as the Lodha Committee recommendations still hang in the balance, given the pleas filed on behalf of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), there is no denying that the
24 Jan 2017, 04:01 AM IST