• Mar
    14

    In an unusual step, the Bu­dget speech by finance minister this year had apart fr­om addressing usual issues and details of financial policies, a focus on promoting good governance.

  • Mar
    13

    The story begins with the then Communist-ruled Bengal. It has be­en told by a generation of ci­vil servants in different variants which spend their entire career under the

  • Mar
    10

    Next year will be the twentieth year since the former British col­ony Hong Kong returned to China. According to an agreement that had been negotiated by the British government

  • Mar
    08

    The prime minister has started through Maan ki baat a communication with the people of India, conducted at least twice a month on Sunday, to express his vie­ws and his

  • Mar
    07

    The success of the constellation of interdependent and inter-related initiatives launched by prime minister Narendra Modi such as Make-in-India, Digital In­d­ia, Startup India-Standup In­dia, Zero Defect-Zero Effect, largely depends on

  • Mar
    06

    The shrillness of the debate to brand ‘encountered’ teenager Ishrat Jehan a terrorist smacks of dishonesty of intention. It also completely ignores the fact that the encounter that eliminated

  • Mar
    02

    India’s flair for tamasha is evident in almost everythi­ng it does. Fairs and festivals

  • Mar
    01

    The average Indian sav­es for a dream home. A large part of his lifetime income goes into the purch­ase of a roof over his head

  • Feb
    28

    West Bengal in popular perception is a st­ate forever in a he­ig­htened state of political activity. But if one digs the political history of the state since independence

  • Feb
    25

    It is evident that China’s top leader Xi Jinping is co­nsolidating his power with increasing speed and intensity. A number of senior party officials have been replaced