New approach to granting licences to small finance and payment banks is welcome, will make sector more competitive
Avoid knee-jerk reactions to temporary shortage-induced price spikes. Government must focus on deeper problems
December 9, 1979: Three of the remaining four party candidates from Delhi, whose names were announced on December 8, are understood to be nominees of Mrs Gandhi’s son.
December 7, 1979, Forty Years Ago: George Fernandes denied reports that he was likely to join the Janata Party. He described a Calcutta report attributed to Jagjivan Ram as “Just so much unadulterated nonsense”.
Killing of Hyderabad rape accused by police, voices of support for it in political class, point to a brutalisation that must worry all.
While Personal Data Protection Bill strikes a balance between privacy and security, one provision does disservice to its objective.
Milan Kundera did not need his Czech citizenship restored. It was an act of contrition for an era of exclusion
With natural pace and deep reservoirs of determination and unflappability, Bob Willis forged a terrific if unsung career
MPC opts for status quo, citing inflation concerns. But with growth slowing sharply, it should have continued to ease
Citizenship Bill violates basic structure of Constitution, very foundation of the Republic. Highest court should take note
December 6, 1979, Forty Years Ago: The uneasy alliance between the Congress and the Lok Dal virtually came apart following breakdown of negotiations over seat adjustments in Uttar Pradesh, The Indian Express reported.
Prime Minister Charan Singh said in Delhi that the nuclear nonproliferation policy should be applied uniformly to all nations without any discrimination, The Indian Express reported.
Nithyananda’s newly-announced ‘greatest Hindu nation’ offers an option — and a retort
In reviewing projects initiated by its predecessor, Sena-led Maharashtra government must adhere to due process.
With states facing GST revenue shortfalls, Centre needs to find a way of compensating them
Acknowledging that the world doesnt give a tinkers cuss, the Apostrophe Protection Society has downed it’s shutter’s
Tariff hikes are not sufficient for telecom sector’s sustainability. Government must re-examine its approach
Legislators’ call for mob-like justice for sexual assault is a symptom of their own failure — to frame problem, find answers
December 4, 1979, Forty Years Ago: Prime Minister Charan Singh and Mrs Indira Gandhi were among the first to enter the poll arena as nominations opened in 542 parliamentary constituencies for the seventh general election, The Indian Express reported.
After court intervention, Gen Bajwa’s position as army chief is undermined. Battle lines in Pakistan are actually within army.