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Mumbai Metro: Delay on Tracks

In Mumbai, the ninth most populous and congested city on the planet, high rentals compel citizens to spend five hours on an average travelling to work every day. Mumbai’s Metro Rail System extending towards Mumbai Metropolita

Fernandes: A Life as Legacy

The Life and Times of George Fernandes By Rahul Ramagundam Penguin/New India Foundation, 624 pages, Rs 799

India set to enter 5G era

After years of intense preparation, India is about to take the next step in information and communication technology. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 5G services in India on October 1 and also inaugurate the 6th Edition of India Mobile Co

Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana extended for three more months

In pursuance of the pro-people announcement made by the prime minister in 2021 and successful implementation of additional food security under PM Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana, the union cabinet has approved its extension for a further period of three m

A great literary feast (that could’ve been even more sumptuous)

A Case of Indian Marvels: Dazzling Stories from the Country’s Finest Writers Edited by David Davidar Aleph, 390 pages, Rs 999 Change is the only constant, and India has always been doing

Govt e-Marketplace sellers report more business

“My volume of business has increased ever since I registered on GeM (Government e-Marketplace) in 2017. Earlier, I could supply items only in the vicinity of my shop in Fort area and only within Mumbai. Now, I ship my products all over the c

How the Hindi Newspaper Business Changed

The Journey of Hindi Language Journalism in India: From Raj to Swaraj and Beyond By Mrinal Pande Orient BlackSwan, 188 pages, Rs 1,195.00 In India, the English-language media is considered

More reforms in telecom sector in offing: Ashwini Vaishnaw

The telecom sector in the country will witness more reforms in the coming years, minister for communications, electronics & IT and railways Ashwini Vaishnaw has said. He also asserted that the industry too will have to do its bit and reciproca

Agri Min organises events ahead of International Year of Millets 2023

A series of pre-launch events and initiatives have been organised by the Department of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare on the MyGov platform in the run-up to the International Year of Millets 2023 to create awareness and a sense of participation i

“India is the only ancient civilisation that still survives and thrives”

Aman Singh Maharaj, a South African author of Indian origin, is making a literary debut with ‘A Dalliance with Destiny’ (Austin Macauley), which takes us on a mystical journey to India with an unconventional best friend.

Towards making India TB-mukt by 2025

“When a welfare scheme is made in interest of people, its chances of success increase manifold,” said president Droupadi Murmu as she launched the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan here Friday. She also urged citizens to work coll

How New Generation looks at investment landscape

Anupam Gupta’s new book, ‘The Wisest Owl – Be Your Own Financial Planner’ (Penguin), uses the wisdom and experience of India`s top personal finance professionals – Dilshad Bilimoria, Harsh Roongta, Lovaii Navlakhi, Me

Is India’s National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) working?

There is barely any difference in overall PM2.5 (particulate matter 2.5) trends between cities under the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) and those outside its ambit, shows a new analysis by the Centre for Science and Environment (CSE), release

India’s aviation sector yet to come out of air pockets after Covid

India is the third largest aviation market in the world, after the UK and China; and the country’s aviation sector is expected to grow tremendously over the next few years. Most of the major airports – there are almost 150 airports on

Unveiled: Competitiveness Roadmap for India@100

The Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) has released a blueprint for the country’s economic future over the next 25 years, leading to the centenary of independence. The Competitiveness Roadmap for India@1

“India will see the benefits of digital payments for a long time”

Murali Raghavan’s ‘Riding the De(Mon)’ (Leadstart Publishing) is a financial thriller that dives deep into money laundering in India, particularly the methods used by corrupt businessmen and politicians to funnel their ill-gotten

Mystery of the unknown sources of political party funding

More than 36% of the funds national and regional parties have received cannot be traced and are from ‘unknown’ sources, according to an analysis carried out by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) of their income tax returns an

Asserting the need to write movement histories from below

The Struggle for Narmada: An Oral History of the Narmada Bachao Andolan, by Adivasi Leaders Keshavbhau and Kevalsingh Vasave By Nandini Oza, Translated from the original Marathi by Suhas Paranjape and Swatija Manorama W

HPCL, Tata Steel among National CSR Award 2020 winners

Hindustan Petroleum Corporation, HDFC, Tata Steel and Tech Mahindra are among the winners and the recipients of honourable mentions in the National CSR Awards 2020 announced by the ministry of corporate affairs (MCA) on Thursday. Th

India’s tree lovers get together for a nation-wide tree festival

A good monsoon has left the trees all washed and spruced up. It’s right time to take a good look at them, and also to tell the young generation about their diversity. So, tree lovers across the country have joined hands to celebrate a festiv

Visionary Talk: Amitabh Gupta, Pune Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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