Power under pressure

High AT&C losses, inadequate tariff hikes, continue to pose challenges to discoms.

No laughing matter

H D Kumaraswamy threatens legislation against media satire. His peevishness would be comical if it wasn’t disturbing.

Try respect

Amid jingoistic taunts and military escalation, Iran’s foreign minister offers Donald Trump sound diplomatic advice.

May 22, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Rice price politics

Sanjay Gandhi and R K Trikha, who came to appear in the court of the Special Judge (Anti-corruption), were arrested along with more than 200 supporters for defying Section 144.

Forty Years Ago: May 21, 1979

Speaking at the chief ministers’ conference in Delhi, Prime Minister Morarji Desai bowed to the states’ plea for a review of the existing rates of additional excise duties levied on textiles, tobacco and sugar in lieu of the sales tax as well as for a review of the grant-in-aid in lieu of the railway passenger tax.

The tenth life

Grumpy Cat, who brought the world joy in a troubled decade, has gone to the hereafter. Her frown will be sorely missed

Ripples of a crisis

The RBI needs to urgently address the liquidity issues plaguing the NBFC sector

Dutee’s sprint

She shows how breezily revolutions can become real, how easy it is to speak of ‘the love that cannot be named’

Monitor’s test

Polling over, EC needs to urgently address crisis within, allay apprehensions about weakening of its hard-won independence.

Masala for thought

Spate of borrowings by sub-sovereign entities highlights the potential risk of rising contingent liabilities of many states.

A merrier game

AirBadminton could rope in a new demographic, let some fresh air and fun into the court.

BJP’s Sadhvi test

Party may have sent her a show cause notice. But it is Sadhvi who has posed a question to BJP on its nationalism.