The National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganized Sector didnt start it,but it was responsible for a factoid being quoted widely. At the end of 2004-05,about 836 million or 77 per cent of the population was living below Rs 20 per day.
How can the Congress and the Left reasonably reconcile their differences?
After Beijing showed off its maritime muscle last week,the stage is now set for a competitive modernisation of naval power in Asia.
The lead editorial in the latest issue of CPM mouthpiece Peoples Democracy concentrates its energy on attacking the BJP…
Congresss propensity for institution-wrecking might cost it this election
Anil Kakodkar has again raised the prospect of a fast-expanding nuclear power generating industry in a public-private mould.
This refers to the report All PSUs may not be able to hike salaries in the Ahmedabad edition of The Indian Express.
The day after Pakistans government signed a peace deal with the Taliban allowing them to implement their own version of sharia in the Swat Valley…
An unexpected and unwelcome Indian contribution to climate change is beginning to be highlighted: that of so-called black carbon…
Its 4 pm on Sunday,and the IPL encounter between Delhi Daredevils and Bangalore Royal Challengers has just begun when a young man throws…
Tucked away in RBIs six-volume report on Indian banking is the observation that wondrous moderation applies to pay scales of Indias public sector bankers.
There are two distinct,even disparate,narratives in circulation regarding the ongoing war in Sri Lanka.
The news report Changes in PPP norms… road projects says several changes made to the old Model Concession Agreement..
There was something morally poignant about the way in which Priyanka handled the question of her fathers assassination.
As the IPL had edged nearer,my self-professed purist friend was growing increasingly frantic over people,and the media,taking ‘cricketainment’ too seriously.
To focus on developments in Sri Lanka,the chief minister of Tamil Nadu called a bandh on Thursday….
India must move fast to counteract Chinese naval plans
Sinhala and Tamil politicians must appreciate how the LTTEs defeat changes everything
SEBI Chairman C B Bhave tells The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24×7s Walk the Talk that the recent rally notwithstanding,markets are still not out of the woods… and that investors must be careful while putting in their money
The kid-glove treatment that much of the media reserves for the Nehru dynasty and its nominated Prime Minister is one of the many troubling lessons in what is wrong with our democracy.
At the best of times it is a bad idea to allow bureaucrats to run a country.
When Pandit Nehru was Congress leader,he won three elections in a row and thus he had two full terms where the same Party…
Our political leaders would do well to heed the admonition of dear Father Bonet to the students of St. Xaviers School,Bombay.
The Congress high command is incensed and the Gandhi family deeply hurt over Sanjay Dutt spewing venom against the party on the campaign trail…
Even as the LTTE is crushed,it is important to understand how ruthless the Tigers were