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  • The IWG report comes not a day late. The report goes a long way in addressing lacunae built up over the years and will advance India’s journey to a $5 trillion economy by reigniting the banking sector. RBI should move quickly to act on these recommendations.
    Nov 25, 2020 19:57 IST
    RBI must implement its internal report allowing industrial houses to own banks, with more
  • In his inaugural address at an annual conclave of the presiding officers of Parliament and various state legislatures, President Ram Nath Kovind made a series of significant points — which may appear cliched, but are central to the functioning of any democracy
    Nov 25, 2020 20:18 IST
    Ram Nath Kovind has words of advice to both parties and presiding more
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 20th Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summit, via video conferencing, New Delhi, November 10, 2020
    Nov 25, 2020 19:57 IST
    Its goal is to connect the past of Central Asia and India to their present and future. The sweep of medieval history will then join the 21st century to bring prosperity to both more
    Rajiv Bhatia
    Rajiv Bhatia
  • To make cities women-empowering, we need more imagination and will.
    Nov 25, 2020 19:57 IST
    To make cities women-friendly, urban planners must focus on two core issues —greater safety from violence and adequate childcare support. more
  • Foreign secretary Harsh V Shringla in New Delhi
    Nov 25, 2020 19:57 IST
    At a time when there remains an effort to challenge the progressive political transformation of 2006, Mr Shringla should make it clear that New Delhi stands by a federal, democratic, republican, and secular Nepal. more
  • A pandemic of rights having broken out, the constitutional courts cannot by proviso, take away an expectation of basic fairness
    Nov 24, 2020 19:50 IST
    If the Supreme Court’s role as a protector of personal liberty is to mean anything at all, it must be equal in application when it comes to the aid of all more
    Sanjay Hegde
    Sanjay Hegde
  • A laboratory assistant holds a tube with Russia's
    Nov 24, 2020 23:46 IST
    Heed the PM’s message — prepare, but with caution more