With pathetic infrastructure and very little hope for the future, Bihar is a state one hesitates to link oneself to – and that’s why it’s imperative that its politicians be forced to deliver
Indian policy makers should emulate Chinese initiatives like tax breaks and lower loan rates for first-time buyers to help strengthen the realty sector during the downturn
Notwithstanding Ulfa’s disclaimer, there is circumstantial evidence that it wants to show it is alive and kicking
Union telecom minister A Raja promised that he’d resign if he is proved to have done anything wrong in the allotment of licences. The sale of equity by two of the new licencees who have no infrastructure, no subscribers and no revenue, has proved that the spectrum they held was valued at Rs 20,000 crore. But the government got only Rs 9,000 crore, causing a loss of a whopping Rs 51,000 crore. Why didn’t Raja auction the licences?
The LTTE 'air force' continues to strike at government installations as the Lankan army downplays casualties and the UPA government struggles to contain the DMK's political tantrums
The CPI (M) has come out with the following prescription to protect India from global economic crisis. We reproduce extracts
The American President-elect’s foreign policy initiatives on Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan are awaited in India with quite a few apprehensions, especially any attempt to ‘mediate’ on the Kashmir issue