• Apr

    Tangible and intangible natural resources like water natural gas oil coal spectrum mineral or metals are not unlimited. Apart from pricing these rightly

  • By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    The Power of 49”: That’s how Indian activists have started describing the potential influence of women, who make up just under 50 per cent of the population, in the country’s

  • Apr
    By Ranjit Bhushan

    Those mulling over the slowdown of economic reforms in India are missing out a crucial point. While there is no doubt that economic reforms have changed the face of

  • By N Bhaskara Rao chairman, Centre for Media Studies

    By raising the ceiling on expenditure from Rs 40 lakh to Rs 70 lakh for a Lok Sabha candidate to spend in the 2014 election, the government may have satisfied

  • By Subhash Kashyap constitutionalist and former secretary general, Lok Sabha

    There are no exact figures on how much is spent in general elections. The EC can give you figures for government spending but cannot give you figures for the

  • The Reserve Bank of India should be applauded for its decision not to yield to pressure from politicians and industry to award bank licences out on a platter. By

  • By John Lloyd, Reuters

    India’s 815 million voters started the five-week voting cycle earlier this week. It’s already being celebrated as a triumph just for taking place — “the largest collective democratic act

  • Apr
    By William Pesek, Bloomberg

    William Pesek

    Xi Jinping and Jorge Mario Bergoglio would seem like natural enemies. The Chinese president runs a government that squashes religious freedom limits procreation and has a dismal

  • By Pankaj Mishra, Bloomberg

    The Cold War credentialed a kind of “thinker” who cannot think without the help of violently opposed abstractions: good versus evil, freedom versus slavery, liberal democracy versus totalitarianism, and that

  • Mar
    By Ranjit Bhushan

    The only thing that can be said with certainty in the colourful runup to the general elections is this: minus Arvind Kejriwal, there seems no political leader on the right