18th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents A royal mess Women-at-arms A ROYAL MESS The telecom industry is in turmoil unable to pay up its dues as per the Supreme Court verdict on adjusted gross revenues delivered in October last; Faced with the wrath of the Court, Bharti Airtel paid ₹10,000 crore on Monday with the promise of paying the rest before mid-March […]

17th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents In political micro-targeting, the vulnerable Indian voter Fresh ways to govern India’s gig workforce IN POLITICAL MICRO-TARGETING, THE VULNERABLE INDIAN VOTER In the Internet age, any data protection law must be alive to the potential impact of social media companies in shaping public opinion. The current data protection bill 2019 empowers the Central government […]

15th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Fine Tuning GST Need of  a Vigilant Watchdog Battling the Bug: Corona Virus The Tariff Game of Countries NASA’s Future Ventures  — Venus, moons of Jupiter, Neptune Antarctica: Study by Indian Studies FINE TUNING GST Context Many have argued that GST is losing its sheen and needs a complete overhaul while others contend that […]

14th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Managing perceptions  Terror and punishment  Towards a New World Order A marriage story for everyone  Evolving Brain: Impact of Income Inequality Defanging AI Bracing the Economic Fallout of Corona Virus MANAGING PERCEPTIONS Why in news?  Group of envoys on a guided tour of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), has triggered the debate over sovereignty of […]

13th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Birds of same Feather Nutrition and the Budget Riding on Data for Mobility Balancing the Needs: 15th FC BIRDS OF A FEATHER When he visits India for the first time later in February 2020, U.S. President Donald Trump can expect thronging crowds in Gujarat and perhaps a substantive discussion on trade policy in New Delhi There will always be areas […]

12th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents First Call Six years on, Lokpal is a non­starter  The difference between private and government Bills in Parliament Shunning fiscal adventurism FIRST CALL Sri Lanka’s new President Gotabaya Rajapaksa, visited India in November, and Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa, after a five-day tour, visited India. Joint India-Japan proposal for the East Container Terminal at Colombo. Mahinda […]

11th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Reservation as right : On Supreme Court judgment Safeguarding the delta A Mix Indian Healthcare can do Without RESERVATION AS RIGHT : ON SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT Why in news? Recent Supreme Court judgment, that there is no fundamental right to claim reservation in promotions, has caused some political alarm. The state is not bound to […]

10th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents Cat Conundrum A nation for the Persecuted Victim Justice is Two steps Forward, One Step Back Mapping life: Genome India Project CAT CONUNDRUM Why in news? Recently court accepted the plea and ordered the introduction of Cheetahs from Namibia to India, after they became extinct way back in 1947 Backgrounder The same court observed […]

8th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The high cost of Raising trade walls Test of green buildings lie in optimising resource and energy use THE HIGH COST OF RAISING TRADE WALLS Finance Minister in her Budget speech said that, imports under Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) are on the rise. Undue claims of FTA benefits have posed threat to domestic industry. […]

7th February – Editorials/Opinions Analyses

Contents The World must act against the threat of Autonomous Weapons Electric vehicle Ecosystem’s taking Solid Shape in India On the Front Foot For a Data Firewall Listening to the call of the Informal Reducing Custodial Deaths Aiming a Billion Transactions a day: Dawn of Digital Payment THE WORLD MUST ACT AGAINST THE THREAT OF […]