More policy work and reforms are required before the vision of Digital India can become a reality
The CPI(M) and other Left parties need to abandon the rhetoric of a bygone era and connect with India’s youth
Rahul Gandhi’s vigour is good news for the party, still perceived as the main Opposition
Sitaram Yechury, a liberal known for links across the political spectrum, can reverse the CPI (M)’s fortunes
It was certainly a hot Sunday in the national capital with rising political temperatures. As Prime Minister Narendra Modi — back after his nine-day foreign tour — addressed BJP MPs at the Parliament’s Balayogi auditorium, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi — back after a six-week sabbatical — addressed farmers at the Ramlila Maidan, there was heightened suspense and expectation in political circles.
The government must strengthen the economy against speculation before pushing for full rupee convertibility
The impact of El Nino on rural incomes can hurt India’s growth projections
Soon a time will come when the Congress will not 'miss' him, when the people will not miss a leader and when the media will not dissect on primetime television the reasons for Gandhi's absence.
Net neutrality: Ensuring equal access to the town square
We, Bengalis, don't care about his legacy so much as what he does to our confidence as a race, writes Dhrubo Jyoti Purkait.
Manmohan Singh visited the country in 2010, but media has seemed to have skipped that.
Despite some apprehensions, the Samajwadi Party (SP) is upbeat at the merger of the Janata Parivar announced on Wednesday. The SP cadre and leadership say that this would lend it a national image that had eluded the party so far.
Another report on the Indian Railways, this time by economist Bibek Debroy and his committee of seven persons, has been put up on the Railways’ website so that ‘comments can be received from everyone and not only from people within the Railway system or the Railway Ministry’.
My first brush with caste was when I was about to pass out of school. In my government school, people spoke in hushed tones about students receiving the ‘benefits’ of the reservation system; others bemoaned the death of ‘merit’.
Are ‘smart cities’ created through a rapid-fire application of advanced technologies?