There is a case for imaginative thinking on using central bank’s reserves. But it can’t be at the expense of its independence
Diwali can go beyond the formalism of a festival: It can be a promise of understanding the other
Each report of the ever increasing Air Quality Index (AQI) and the advisories being issued to avoid all outdoor activities set in motion the ‘law of diminishing returns’ as far as the spirit of elation and excitement of getting back to my moorings was concerned.
Hashimpura verdict highlights the bias within police against religious minorities.
Sweden’s Disgusting Food Museum seeks to engender empathy in food cultures. It may end up reinforcing stereotypes/
China makes it clear to Pakistan that it sets the terms of their ‘all-weather’ partnership.
The gunning down of Avni points to a pressing problem in several parts of the country — human-animal conflict.
Doing business report isn’t about economic milieu; it’s about lax regulations.
With Iran sanctions, Donald Trump has embarked on a new course. Delhi needs to devote greater energies to the unfolding changes.
Vice Admiral Manohar Prahlad Awati embodied the spirit of adventure and the tradition of sea-faring.
Debate around RBI-government stand-off ignores the structural cause behind India’s economic woes: Interest rates as an instrument cannot achieve multiple, contradictory goals.
The police fired 29 rounds at four diffplaces and lobbed 339 teargas shells to quell the mob violence in which six buses were burnt.
The government’s move to improve credit availability to MSMEs is a welcome intervention that should aid growth
Institutions need to stand up to bullying. That did not happen when ABVP protested Ramachandra Guha’s appointment
Half the world’s problems would probably vanish the day people stopped dictating to other adults how they should live, and behave.
Allahabad was the name of an aspiration to independent, secular, cosmopolitan modernity — a hope, a sensibility. Prayagraj is a pernicious, hurtful fiction
Local journalists in this conflict zone rarely receive the credit they deserve
Petroleum minister has to achieve oil supply security and balance the country’s strategic interests
A weekly look at the public conversations shaping ideas beyond borders — in the Subcontinent.
Front page of The Indian Express on November 5, 1978