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Covid: Centre, states equally to blame

The oxygen shortage was inevitable to an extent given the tsunami of Covid cases, but the problem is the lack of even basic preparation by both the Centre and states, notes Shyamal Majumdar.......

How Dharavi beat back COVID-19

Dharavi's success underlines the importance of community participation in any public health crisis, observes Shyamal Majumdar. IMAGE: Healthcare workers advise residents about COVID-19 in Dharavi.......

The ugly truth of dying in a sewer

It’s impossible to get the actual number of people dying and not getting compensation but the number is obviously much more than stingy official estimates. In any case, nowhere in the world......

BJP bags 41 of 90 'minority-concentration' seats

The Bharatiya Janata Party has managed to puncture the Opposition's claims that the party is anti-minority by winning more than 50 per cent of the Lok Sabha seats in 90 'minority-concentration'......

Of ruthless social climbers and Indrani Mukerjea

There are many who don’t mind leaving more than claw marks on people around them in their march to the top, notes Shyamal  Majumdar Pori Bora might have lacked the wealth and lineage to......

The Great Indian Cash Obsession

Five years after demonetisation, which sought to curb black money and reduce cash circulation in the economy, 70 per cent of respondents said they paid a large component of the total payment......

I-T Portal: Infosys Deserved Better

The tax portal problem is a goof-up by both sides, and making Infosys the only villain in the story is quite unfair, argues Shyamal Majumdar. IMAGE: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman......

Can Zomato match the exuberance over its IPO?

The high IPO valuation that Zomato has asked for from India’s public markets can only be sustained if businesses are able to convert their innovative ideas into financial metrics such as cash......

Why Mehul Choksi is not returning anytime soon

That the extradition procedure is cumbersome is evident from the fact that Mr Choksi’s nephew, Nirav Modi, and businessman Vijay Mallya have not come back even months after favourable orders......

'We will have to time what we want to do'

'Willing to spend is different from when to spend and how much to spend.' IMAGE: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with farmers at Jakkula Nekkalam village in Krishna district, Andhra......

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