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'What Gives Me Hope About India Is...'
'Our civil society here is vibrant, and courageous, although it is beaten up and beaten down, repeatedly.' IMAGE: A Tiranga walkathon on the eve of Independence Day in Mumbai, August 14, 2023.......
Prof who quit Ashoka says varsity never censored him
Pulapre Balakrishnan, the Ashoka University professor who quit following a row over the resignation of economist Sabyasachi Das from the institution, has written a letter saying the University......
In a first, UK Parl complex plays host to Indian Independence Day celebration
A first-of-its-kind celebration to mark the 76th year of India's Independence was hosted at the UK Parliament complex with cross-party support and the backing of the India (Trade and Investment)......
India pulled 415 million people out of poverty in 15 years: UN
A total of 415 million people moved out of poverty in India within just 15 years from 2005/2006 to 2019/2021, the United Nations said on Tuesday, highlighting the remarkable achievement by the......
'US trying to temper expectations of India'
'Having India as a credible deterrent vis-a-vis Chinese ambitions in the Indian Ocean and South Asian region is a desirable short-term outcome.' IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra D Modi, US President......
Nirav Modi 'only thinks of cutting or hanging if extradited'
The high court in London on Tuesday began hearing evidence from two leading experts in the field of psychiatry to determine the level of suicide risk faced by Nirav Modi if he is extradited to......
Noted economist Abhijit Sen, advocate of MSP, passes away
Economist Abhijit Sen, a former Planning Commission member and one of the country's foremost experts on rural economy, died on Monday night. He was 72. IMAGE: Economist Abhijit Sen. Photograph:......
'We should pay more attention to China'
'Our competitiveness with China is very important.''If the exchange rate depreciates, it is good for us because it helps in our competitiveness.' IMAGE: Suman Bery, the NITI Aayog's new......
Amartya Sen, Home in the World
Amartyada, says Omkar Goswami, thank you for being the humane, caring and socially concerned economist that you are. All Illustrations: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Born in 1933, Amartya Sen......
'As finance minister, it is very difficult to do as much as one should'
'Since the NDA took office in 2014, and aggressively since 2019, the Union government seems hell bent on centralising all power and resources, only to fail spectacularly,' Tamil Nadu Finance......
A Cricket Legend Turns 70
Last Wednesday, October 5, one of the finest all-rounders of his time turned 70. Imran Khan, who led Pakistan to its only World Cup title in 1992, took 362 Test wickets and 182 ODI wickets in a......
Ranji Trophy: Bengal's batters break 129-year-old record!
IMAGE: Bengal's Abhishek Raman, Abhimanyu Easwaran, Sudip Gharami, Anustup Mujumdar, Manoj Tiwary, Abishek Porel, Shahbaz Ahmed, Sayan Mandal and Akash Deep -- all hit half-centuries against......
Amid pandemic and protest, Olympics return to a changed China
IMAGE: Volunteers pose for photo next to the installation of Bing Dwen Dwen and Shuey Rhon Rhon, mascots of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. Photograph: Tyrone Siu/Reuters......
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