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Tuesday, May 17, 2022

express column


‘High indirect tax mop-up reflects economic revival’

August 13, 2015 2:03 am

The growth in the revenue mop up is also marked by increase in service tax rate which will contribute an additional Rs 20,000 crore to the kitty.

Chinese Takeaway: Abe’s Defence

July 21, 2015 12:00 am

Going against the grain of entrenched pacifism in Japan, Abe is making the case that Tokyo should respond to the rapidly unfolding geopolitical changes in the region.

Rival, collaborator, friend

July 09, 2015 1:17 am

Shahnaz Anklesaria Aiyar’s passing is a reminder of the fading away of an era

Telescope: Breathless over Salman

May 07, 2015 12:00 am

TV news kept its promise to give viewers carpet coverage of the verdict, relegating all else.

The shadows of forgotten ancestors

April 15, 2015 4:30 am

PM’s visit to ‘Komagata Maru’ museum highlights the trials of first generation Indian immigrants to Canada.

Tele Scope: Hooked to the telly

March 19, 2015 4:22 am

What is it that we gain from listening to the likes of Abhishek Manu Singhvi (Congress) and Sambit Patra (BJP) discussing Sonia Gandhi’s birthmark?

How to be smart

March 19, 2015 6:01 am

First, India must clearly articulate its vision of what constitutes a smart city.

Trader and the king

March 16, 2015 12:41 am

Our kings didn’t build systems to mobilise savings or mop up revenues. We haven’t learned from history.

Aryans and Others

September 24, 2020 11:11 am

How Europeans and Indians deployed myths regarding ancient Aryans in their various reform and nationalist projects.

Objection, your Lordships

March 12, 2015 12:46 am

The Supreme Court judgment that a Dalit Christian or Muslim who converts to Hinduism will qualify for reservation benefits if his forefathers belonged to a Scheduled Caste amounts to an incentive to ‘ghar wapsi’.