Non-Performing Assets: When and how did banks pile up such bad loans?
September 14, 2018 6:55:49 am

In the years just before the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the global crisis, India saw a boom. The strong growth of 2006-08 triggered an ‘irrational exuberance’, in which lay the seeds of many of today’s NPAs.

Tigers at Tadoba-Andhari Tiger Reserve. (Kiran Ghadge)
September 14, 2018 10:59:03 am

Demands for and against eliminating a tigress in Maharashtra have divided public opinion. But conservation does not guarantee happy endings.

September 13, 2018 11:14:30 am

Only 2.5 million holidaymakers visited India from abroad in 2016. This is far less than in far smaller countries like Thailand, which received 31 million leisure tourists in 2017.

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh
September 13, 2018 11:14:24 am

The genesis of the Shahpur Kandi project can be traced to a 1979 agreement between Chief Ministers Parkash Singh Badal and Sheikh Abdullah of Punjab and J&K respectively, for the Ranjit Sagar (Thein) Dam.

India, US closing in on package deal to remove trade irritants
September 13, 2018 11:14:11 am

Conducted between July 30 and August 12, the survey asked 4,581 American adults for their feelings towards 10 other countries on a “feeling thermometer” ranging from 0 to 100. A rating of 51 or higher is “warm”; a rating below 50 is “cold”; a rating of 50 is neutral.

September 13, 2018 11:14:17 am

In a move arising out of case involving the newspaper, Income Tax department reopens Sonia and Rahul tax assessments for 2011-12. What is the National Herald case, how did it lead to the I-T move?

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September 12, 2018 5:12:04 am

The EC imposes limits on campaign expenditure incurred by a candidate (Rs 50-70 lakh for Lok Sabha and Rs 20-28 lakh for Assembly, both varying state by state) but there is no cap on expenses incurred by political parties.

PNB fraud: War of words escalates between Congress, BJP over Nirav Modi, Choksi extradition case
September 12, 2018 1:28:02 am

PNB fraud case: Diffusion Notice is issued for locating a fugitive; Red Notice covers arrest but is not binding on any country.

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September 12, 2018 7:09:36 am

Raghuram Rajan: Bankers, promoters, or their backers in government sometimes turn around and accuse regulators of creating the bad loan problem. The truth is bankers, promoters, and circumstances create the bad loan problem.

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September 11, 2018 9:13:05 am

Kerala floods: 1.16 bn cubic m space available in dams, 2.19 bn cubic m inflow in 3 days

Prakash Javadekar, HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar, innovation
September 11, 2018 9:19:36 am

How does this programme evaluate students, and why was India out of it for 10 years?

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September 11, 2018 1:01:11 pm

Why is it so difficult for governments to cut taxes on auto fuels and could the inclusion of petrol and diesel under GST change this situation? All your questions answered.

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September 10, 2018 5:55:47 am

Reservation rules provide for 15% posts for SCs and 7.5% for STs at the level of professors, assistant professors and associate professors, and for 27% for OBC candidates at the level of assistant professors only.

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September 10, 2018 7:06:13 am

What were these killings, and why was the appointment of this panel quashed?

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September 10, 2018 5:18:29 am

What is Amendment XXV to the United States Constitution, and what is the “complex” process it prescribes?

September 10, 2018 4:59:31 am

It is not just rising prices and imports of crude that have put pressure on the rupee. From coal & coke to electronics and minerals, a look at how Indian imports have risen sharply from one fiscal to the next.

September 8, 2018 10:41:10 am

Until the Supreme Court read down IPC Section 377, India was one of 72 countries that treated same-sex relationships as a crime. It is now set to join 124 other countries where such relationships are legal.

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September 8, 2018 12:25:10 pm

Justice D Y Chandrachud, also on the Constitution Bench, referred to last year’s judgment on the right to privacy while observing that the 2013 judgment had been “eroded and even disapproved”.

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September 7, 2018 6:58:35 am

How Supreme Court strikes a powerful blow for freedom and choice, underlines inclusion of all

September 7, 2018 6:20:04 am

Several police officers said the judgment has opened up grey areas, and guidelines will be needed to deal with cases where, say, a gay individual withdraws “consent” and lodges a complaint against their partner. India’s laws on sexual assault do not recognise men as victims of rape.