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The year 2011 has been an eventful one, full of surprises. Shankar Acharya, former chief economic adviser to the Government of India, jots down 10 unexpected political and......

The battle between secular India and Bharat

  A left-leaning centralised socialist model has created a shortage/entitlement economy. In fact one of the reasons for India's limited progress is that post-independent India is at odds with......

Why the regional journalist is at threat

The murder of journalists in 2015 underscore the rising power of regional language media, especially local-language newspapers, says Nilanjana S Roy Those who killed, killed in the open. Thugs......

Meet our 45 Bharat Ratnas

Educationist Madan Mohan Malviya and former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee are the 44th and 45th distinguished personalities who have been conferred with the country's highest civilian award......

Chandrababu Naidu takes oath as first CM of new Andhra Pradesh

Telugu Desam Party president N Chandrababu Naidu was sworn in as the first chief minister of new Andhra Pradesh at a function at Nagarjuna Nagar, 18 kms from Vijaywada on Sunday. Governor E S L......

Balance of payments: Why we should not be complacent

Actually, the BoP crisis had been in the making for several years, rues Shankar Acharya It has been just over two years since India suffered a mini balance of payments crisis in the summer of 2013.......

How fast is India growing?

It is necessary and worthwhile to restore credibility to India's national income and growth estimates, rues Shankar Acharya How fast is the Indian economy growing? What is the sectoral composition......

4 areas that Modi govt should focus on in its '1st real Budget'

FM should avoid hare-brained proposals, such as to tax financial transactions and fringe benefits, says Shankar Acharya. The importance of Union Budgets for overall economic policy and outcomes is......

Budget: Good beginning or missed opportunity?

With Jaitley preferring continuity over change, good days might take a little longer to arrive, says Shankar Acharya. By now, reams have been written on the first Budget of the new National......

Indian economy: Why we shouldn't be complacent

India's macroeconomic condition remains quite shaky and certainly does not warrant an iota of complacency, rues Shankar Acharya Hardly six weeks ago a sense of grim crisis pervaded India's economic......

Why Ranveer, Parineeti love Kill Dil's Sweeta

Kill Dill's latest song release Sweeta has an opera feel, says actress Parineeti Chopra. And that's one of the reasons why she loves it. The song has been sung by Adnan Sami and......

Has Indian cricket peaked?

India, says Shankar Acharya, can stay at or near the top in the ICC Test and ODI rankings for a year or two, but it's downhill thereafter. Every Indian has views on two subjects: Pakistan and......

No security for IPL in Bangalore

Commissioner of Police, Bangalore city, Shankar Bidri said that the organizers of the Indian Premier League will have to make security arrangements on their own when matches are played in Bangalore......

Mann wins Surya Nepal Masters

Gurbaaz Mann, who came a hair's breadth close to winning his first professional title at the Surya Nepal Masters 2004, ensured there were no hiccups this time round, romping home to a fantastic win......

Vinod Kumar shatters course record

Vinod Kumar, one of the most underrated talents on the Amby Valley PGAI Tour, stole the limelightwith a course record-breaking round of nine-under 63 to assume the lead after the opening round of......

Rajiv Kumar ton gives Bihar lead

A fighting century bymiddle order batsman Rajiv Kumar (124, 11 fours) and his 117-run seventh-wicket partnership with M Dhoni (68) gave Bihar a vital 93-run first innings lead over Vidarbha on the......
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Why we should not be complacent

Actually, the BoP crisis had been in the making for several years, rues Shankar Acharya It has been just over two years since India suffered a mini... ...
Why the death in Dadri affects the national project under PM Narendra Modi

Relatives mourn the death of farmer Mohammad Akhlaq at his home in Bisara village on Wednesday. Villagers allegedly beat Akhlaq to death and... ...
Varied melodious expressions

Homage to Baba Pandit Falguni Mitra, the dhrupad maestro who blends modern ideas in this majestic traditional art form, made the morning of 6... ...
Underemployment huge problem, growth to be 6 percent, says former economic advisor

The degree of underemployment in India is "huge", and unless the problem is solved at least half way, "achche din may not come" to India, feels... ...
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