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First Magahi novel presents a glimpse of Bihar bureaucracy a century ago

Fool Bahadur By Jayanath Pati (Translated by Abhay K.) Penguin Modern Classics, 112 pages, Rs 250

Are EVs empowering India`s Green Transition?

Against the backdrop of the $3.5 billion Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme launched by the Government of India, sales of Electric Vehicles (EVs) are expected to grow at a CAGR of 35% by 2032. It is crucial to take into account the fact that

When Nandini Satpathy told Biju Patnaik: ‘I’ll sit on the chair you are sitting on’

Nandini Satpathy: The Iron Lady of Orissa By Pallavi Rebbapragada Simon and Schuster India, 321 pages, Rs 765

Elections 2024: 1,351 candidates in fray for Phase 3

As many as 1,351 candidates from 12 states /UTs are contesting elections in Phase 3 of Lok Sabha Elections 2024. The number includes eight contesting candidates for the adjourned poll in 29-Betul (ST) PC of Madhya Pradesh. Additionally, o

2023-24 net direct tax collections exceed budget estimates by 7.40%

The provisional figures of direct tax collections for the financial year 2023-24 show that net collections are at Rs. 19.58 lakh crore, 17.70% more than Rs. 16.64 lakh crore in 2022-23. The Budget Estimates (BE) for Direct Tax reve

‘World’s biggest festival of democracy’ begins

The much-awaited General Elections of 2024, billed as the world’s biggest festival of democracy, began on Friday with Phase 1 of polling in 102 Parliamentary Constituencies (the highest among all seven phases) in 21 States/ UTs and 92 Assemb

A sustainability warrior’s heartfelt stories of life’s fleeting moments

Fit In, Stand Out, Walk: Stories from a Pushed Away Hill By Shailini Sheth Amin Notion Press, Rs 399

Indian Railways celebrates 171 years of its pioneering journey

The Indian Railways is celebrating 171 glorious years of its existence. Going back in time, the first train in India (and Asia) ran between Mumbai and Thane on April 16, 1853. It was flagged off from Boribunder (where CSMT stands today). As the ye

Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: How to connect businesses with people

7 Chakras of Management: Wisdom from Indic Scriptures By Ashutosh Garg Rupa Publications, 282 pages, Rs 595

ECI walks extra mile to reach out to elderly, PwD voters

In a path-breaking initiative, the Election Commission of India (ECI), for the first time in a Lok Sabha Election, has provided the facility of home voting for the elderly and Persons with Disabilities in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. Voters above

A fairly reasonable way to solve problems, personal and global

Reason to Be Happy: Why logical thinking is the key to a better life By Kaushik Basu Torva/Transworld, 224 pages

“Everyone, especially every woman, should’ve liberty of being themselves”

In February this year, yet another glass ceiling was broken, when Captain Shweta Singh became the first woman chief flight operations inspector (CFOI) at the Directorate General of Civil Aviation. Back then, in a social media post,

India’s first home-grown gene therapy for cancer launched

President of India Droupadi Murmu launched India’s first home-grown gene therapy for cancer at IIT Bombay here on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that the launch of India’s first gene therapy is a

The Women of My Country: The Other Half?

1700 in 70: A Walk for a Cause By Gita Balakrishnan Rupa Publications, Rs 595, 208 pages

Cultural Nationalism in India: Explained by Ram Madhav

The Hindutva Paradigm: Integral Humanism and the Quest for a Non-Western Worldview By Ram Madhav Rupa Publications, Rs 395, 440 pages

PM releases commemorative coin to mark 90 years of RBI

The Reserve Bank of India has reached a historic landmark today completing 90 years of existence, prime minister Narendra Modi said here on Monday. He was addressing the opening ceremony of RBI@90, a program marking 90 years of the central bank, w

Senior citizens want election manifestoes to reflect their concerns

Election manifestoes of all political parties and their policies must prominently include issues and problems faced by senior citizens, the Joint Action Committee (JAC) of Senior Citizens Organisations Mumbai, has demanded. “W

Indian banks` profitability to remain resilient: Fitch Ratings

Indian banks` profitability is likely to continue to improve, although net interest margin (NIM) compression will limit earnings upside over the medium term, according to Fitch Ratings. Banks` rising funding cost is likely to remai

How did the 17th Lok Sabha perform?

As many as 240 bills were introduced in the 17th Lok Sabha, and 222 of them were passed, while 11 bills were withdrawn and 6 bills remain pending; 1 bill was assented. During this Lok Sabha, on average, 559 MPs have asked 165 questions and attende

Startup Mahākumbh witnesses record-breaking participation

Startup Mahakumbh, India`s largest and first-of-its-kind startup event, registered record participation, serving as a vibrant platform for all stakeholders in the Indian startup ecosystem. The confluence of stakeholders and experts

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


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