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Subhash Narayan
Income tax relief on way, threshold may be doubled

The Narendra Modi-led NDA government’s election doles may continue well into this year’s interim budget.

Yajurvindra Singh
Close-in: Cricketers “true scorecard of life”

The year 2019 has started with a bang for Indian cricket. A historic series win against Australia after a long wait of 71 years, is a remarkable achievement.

Ananda Majumdar
Ruminations: Burdened by caution

IAS officer Shah Faesal might not have surprised many people for holding some very strong political reasons because bureaucrats are no longer expected to be neutral to party politics, even on the j

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: Changing contours of ‘war on terror’

President Donald Trump’s fleeting visit to Iraq — his first as US President to a conflict zone involving American forces- became the occasion for an important policy announcement of great strategic

Michael Gonsalves
Big Interview: Lamborghini bets big in India

Italian super sports carmaker Automobili Lamborghini expects India to break into its top ten global markets in the next five years with its new SUV model Urus.

Gautam Datt
Newsmaker: Alliance for survival

The seamless stitches of the alliance between Samajwadi Party (SP) and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) may not give away what is holding them together but the way the two parties formed a united front to

Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: Currency Woes

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has begun her fourth term in office with a relatively younger team.

Sandeep Bamzai
Disequilibrium: THE 300 CONUNDRUM

It is ‘MeToo’ of a different kind (not the contemporary scurrilous version), the dogs are off the leash and the drum roll has begun.

Shona Adhikari
To See the Sun God

Surya, the Sun God has always interested me.

Ranjan Das
SCREENSAVOUR: Intolerance: The debate continues

In a poignant scene from Nandita Das’s Manto, Shyam, a reigning star from the 40s who was a close friend of the writer, points out to a bottle of rum at the latter’s house in Bombay and asks him, “

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