Market crash and after: Rising bond yields, Fed rate hike fears give Wall Street the flu, Sensex sneezes.
Regulation and strict protocols are essential if the health cover scheme proposed in the Budget is to succeed, one of the world’s most celebrated public health policy experts tell The Indian Express.
Besides the elevation of one of the members of the original inquiry committee, the in-house panel was forced to halt its proceedings in June 2017 after the name of a senior Supreme Court Justice cropped up in the course of the probe.
The Indian Express explains the history and context of the extraordinary crisis currently playing out in the Indian Ocean archipelago
Two doctors, two staffers at Mumbai’s BYL Nair Hospital have been charged with causing by negligence the death of a man in the hospital’s Radiology unit
Last week, a study in Nature reported evidence from Attirampakkam that suggests early humans may have left Africa much earlier than has been believed so far — a potential breakthrough in our understanding of the evolution of the human species.
A fluid political context of both threat and opportunity, and fears of a Hindi-Hindu-Hindutva invasion have led to resurrection of the subnationalist narrative of Tamil linguistic pride and Dravidian cultural identity
Union Budget 2018: The most anticipated event of the Indian financial calendar is over. What political and economic message has the Budget sent out? The Indian Express cuts through the fog.
UNION BUDGET 2018: As Finance Minister Arun Jaitley rises to present the last full Budget of the NDA government, here’s a route map to negotiate the Budget speech.
One in every four farmer respondents across all regions of the country said low prices of crops was their most pressing problem.
CSDS Mood of the Nation Survey, 2018: Here's what Indian voters have to say on the state of the economy, employment and financial conditions.
There hasn’t been a lunar trifecta like this in many years, and the next won’t occur in a hurry either.
Simultaneous polls: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi have both pitched strongly for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and the state Assemblies. Commentators have noted in recent weeks that the escalating clamour for “One Nation, One Poll” has coincided with speculation about a snap Lok Sabha election.
How do these elite regimes control the export of weapons and transfer of weapons technologies? Why does membership in them matter to India? How far is the NSG for India now?
What experts have flagged is the surge in Indian stock markets over the past year, even as growth has declined — a sharply different scenario from the United States and Europe, which have seen strong economic rebounds — and the risk of outflows in case of a sharp correction.
Scientists have long known that it is possible to achieve a desired effect in certain biological processes by introducing nitric oxide from outside the body in specifically chosen concentrations.
The study has suggested the installation of mitigation structures — under- and over-passes for wildlife to pass — before roads are built or widened.
What happens at the meeting of the Fed’s Open Market Committee on January 31 will matter to the Indian economy almost as much as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley’s Budget on February 1.
What is the Rajput ‘army’ that can defy the Supreme Court and bring state governments to their knees over a film? Why are they angry, and why are both the Rajasthan BJP and Congress wary of taking them on? The Indian Express explains
The absence of a single authority often translates into an absence of accountability. Basics like sanitation, roads, housing, and even parking, suffer. And every once in a while, a tragedy like Bawana happens.
The tensions between religion and science which Satya Pal Singh has tried to ignite have a long history.
From the unsure engagement of 40 years ago to Prime Minister Modi’s decisive shift to ‘Act East’, India-ASEAN relations have come a long way. An important chapter in the emergence of a shared trade and geostrategic vision will unfold over today and tomorrow.
What is this refinery, and the political tug-of-war around it?
Violations of the 2003 ceasefire on the Line of Control and exchange of fire along the International Border, which spiked sharply around the middle of November, have now resulted in more casualties on both sides — among civilians and in the two militaries — than at any other time in the last 14 years.
Four-and-a-half years after Yasin Bhatkal was picked up, Delhi Police Monday announced the arrest of Touqeer, ‘Phantom’ of the IM. The Indian Express profiles India’s first homegrown terrorist outfit
Smoke on the water, flames in the foam — The Indian Express describes the extraordinary harm chemical pollutants, thoughtless development, and a builder-politician nexus can do to lakes
Narendra Modi will address the World Economic Forum today, the first speech by an Indian Prime Minister in Davos since H D Deve Gowda’s in 1997. India and the world were very different places back then. What are the similarities and differences in their situations separated by over two decades?
The study does not provide the full picture of the country’s jobs situation, as the big unorganised sector — which was impacted severely by demonetisation and the implementation of GST — remains uncaptured.
It has been assessed that the Chinese had reached seven steps on their 10-step escalatory ladder in Doklam; it is important that India addresses Doklam’s diplomatic fallouts expeditiously.
One of the earliest cases was in 1953. The EC had to decide whether MLAs of the Vindhya Pradesh Assembly should be disqualified for appointment as members of the district advisory council
What explains this sudden drop? Why is it that while there’s little to separate the genders while in school, the girls seem less prepared for real-world situations?
A Bench of Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and Justice A M Khanwilkar and Justice D Y Chandrachud heard — and participated in — a discussion on films, books and plays that have triggered controversy in the past.
Thirty-two of the world’s 100 most dense cities are in India.
The e-way bill system, now being tried out by 10 states, becomes mandatory from February 1. What is this system, how will it work?
In 2007, I-T accused Pune businessman Hasan Ali Khan of dodging taxes of Rs 34,000 crore. Only a tiny fraction of that claim has been confirmed. Khan has now asked for a quick trial pleading he is grievously ill.
What makes top Supreme Court judges expressing dissatisfaction with procedures, including how vital cases are being allocated, a key moment.