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The question of the age is how to set up a regulatory apparatus that powers high growth. Draft Indian Financial Code offers an answer.
We avoid a discussion on pornography. And stretch the law in opposite directions.
Kalam proudly carried India’s cultural heritage of respecting all ways of worship, while practicing his own religion.
Confirmation of the death of Taliban’s last unifying figure could set back the peace process in Afghanistan.
Even if Pakistan succeeds in getting the new Taliban leadership to the table, there will be enough Afghan elements to challenge the terms.
What a Chhattisgarh village can teach on how to wrest ground from Maoists.
India Inc can no longer limit its CSR involvement to the new Companies Act. It has to forge partnerships with the beneficiary community.
His surplus legitimacy is eroding. The Bihar elections offer an opportunity to douse the fire.
A waning supply shock in an environment of tepid demand affords RBI elbow room to wield the knife.
It is necessary to rescue public policy from its elitist bias, bring agriculture to its centre
He has withdrawn from politics. And thereby hangs a tale.
As Nepal fumbles with identity issues, an open threat of separatism raises new concerns.
The essentiality of religious practices is best determined by clergy, not judiciary.
If Yakub Memon had not spent 20 years in jail before he was finally hanged there would have been less sympathy for him.
There will no doubt continue a debate about justice to Yakub Memon as there has been about Afzal Guru and the Batla House encounter.
Why do I pick Dravid? For starters, he is the embodiment of world-class excellence in a land of irrepressible mediocrity.
BCCI secretary Anurag Thakur responds to all media queries about the board while BCCI president Jagmohan Dalmiya is silent.
On 8 out of 10 monetary policy statements or actions, Government and the RBI will be — and in the past, have been — on the same page.
The BJP has the ammunition to pass the GST bill — most importantly, the promise of a revenue neutral GST tax rate of 11 per cent, which a task force set up by the Congress had first proposed in 2009
PM Narendra Modi has done well to draw attention to the epidemic of road accidents.
Yakub Memon gets all legal protections, and all the tears. The policeman lives and dies unsung.
The concept of wakf for the settler’s limitless generations is archaic.
Post-war Japan bent adversity into opportunity. Can Team Modi do the same?
A culture of lawlessness, corruption and prejudice is being perpetuated.
Aftermath of his hanging puts at risk presumptive legitimacy of institutions that mediate social division.
On farm policy, there is an urgent need to listen to farmers, not just economists and academics.
He has been the guardian and spokesperson of Pakistan’s ideology. Can his famed flexibility now come to his nation’s rescue?
This week, TV was overtaken by news.
It deserves special category status, especially after the 14th Finance Commission allocation.
This is not the time for comprehensive financial sector legislative reforms. Fix problems through institutional changes.
We need an informed debate on cash transfers, not ideological positioning.
You don’t prepare for terrorism after it has happened. And you don’t just learn from your own experience.
The Organiser editorial praises the Muslims of Lonand in Maharashtra for showing the “real character of Indian Muslims”.
At a time when America is in political retreat and the Western economic footprint is declining in Afghanistan, China has naturally loomed large in Kabul.
The most desirable monetary policy committee will be one that gives primacy, but not total control, to the RBI.
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