It was a mandate for majoritarianism. And 2019 won’t be any different
You may not have noticed but indirect taxes are rising fast, fueling inflation and hurting the rich and poor alike. Blame it on government’s insatiable urge to spend – without fixing basic faults on revenue side
Or, Democracy for Realists
After more than 12 years of lying in the freezer, Dr GP Talwar’s vaccine is brought out to do battle against the disease. Thereby hangs a tale...
A centralised model has its advantages, but a distributed business model is necessary for an India that needs to actively engage with questions of equity and access along with scale, speed and sustainability
The metro’s push for a world-class international airport has hit turbulent weather caused by policy logjam, lack of political will and rank bad planning
In an interview, Joseph A Cannataci, the UN’s special rapporteur on the right to privacy, speaks about increased reach of governments into private lives – and about Aadhaar
A stringent bill proposes to ban commercial surrogacy. Shouldn’t it rather ensure that surrogates are not exploited, for an outright ban might well drive the business underground?
A new tool is now available to detect esophageal cancer and its US-based Indian developer, Dr Maunil Bhatt, is gung-ho about putting it to use for poor Indians
The railways has decided to go for LHB coaches, designed not to topple or telescope into each other during a collision. The Raebareli coach factory, where they are made, has a hectic schedule
REIL managing director AK Jain talks about the company’s story so far and future plans.
Though local internet service providers have started making inroads into the remote-hilly areas, there is still a long way to go
C Rammanohar Reddy talks about demonetisation, the Left, and journalism.
“An artist who lives in his own dream world is disconnected from society and does art for art’s sake. As an artist, I cannot isolate myself from society and have to relate to social issues.”