Journalist Rana Ayyub posted screenshots of abusive private messages with sexual overtones sent to her by Bincylal Balachandran.
Signalling its worries about inflation, the RBI surprised markets last week in raising the secondary reverse repo rate by 25 basis points to 6%.
A Food and Agriculture Integrated Development Action program implemented independently through a health, education and employment center has transformed Nandangram village in West Bengal by growing high quality farm produce.
Inspired by examples of farmers earning ample returns through various techniques of chemicals-free farming, a farmers’ produce company in Rajkot is writing a new chapter on sustainable agriculture in arid and semi-arid zones.
Bio-jet fuel is generally two- to seven-times more expensive than conventional fossil-derived jet fuels but can reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 60-70%.
The attempt started after a bank employee opened up an email attachment that appeared to come from the RBI but actually contained malware.
The government mapping agency wants to restrict its digital open series maps to Indian citizens by using Aadhaar authentication. But Aadhaar isn’t proof of citizenship.
The government claims to have improved urban development, with a multiplicity of schemes to address a number of issues. But the numbers tell a different story.
Consumption of fuel totalled 17.36 million tonnes, data from the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) of the oil ministry showed.
None of the Trump administration’s recent announcements with regard to H-1B visas radically new. While there may be challenges for employers, they are not insurmountable.
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Over the years, the focus of the government and peasant organisations has gone from making agriculture profitable to different forms of de-peasantisation, and therein lies the problem.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Abhijit Banerjee, economist, professor and co-founder of Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) talk about poverty and economic development in India.
Focusing solely on getting rid of Aadhaar, or destroying it, is a waste of powder. The underlying issues of online privacy and civil liberties will still remain.
Demonetisation wreaked havoc upon the best quarter for advertisers but ad firms and media houses insist that the blip was a temporary one.
The MPC claims that the decision to narrow the policy corridor is consistent with a neutral stance of of monetary policy.
Jio says it will accept the telecom regulator’s advice and will discontinue the complimentary benefits given under the ‘Summer Surprise’ offer. However, users who have already signed up will continue to enjoy free data for next three months.
Abdul Khadar of Karnataka was awarded by the National Innovation Foundation for developing the device.
All 60 economists polled by Reuters had predicted the RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC) would keep the repo rate at the same level since October.
Whether the Modi government can succeed in assuring the independence of India’s tribunals from the executive remains to be seen.
After February’s marginal cut in service headcount, the sector in March created jobs at the fastest pace in nearly two years.
Uttar Pradesh, and indeed other states, may issue farm loan waiver bonds to banks but everyone knows these bonds will have no takers. The Centre will have to guarantee them.
There is a desperate need to break the orthodox, widespread belief that all deficits and debt are equally undesirable.
There’s a thin line between ushering in a new, digital telecom revolution and taking decisions that favour one particular player.
To blame butchers and the meat industry for not complying with the law is to ignore the unhelpful attitude to business of the state’s administration.
The Mukesh Ambani-led telecom company recently announced plans that came bundled with another three months of free data and voice
If Chief Justice Khehar fails to intervene, the court will allow corporations to monetise and claim property rights over the data of India’s citizens in a way that they cannot do in markets such as the European Union.
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Cutting imports from Iran amid an OPEC-led supply cut aimed at propping up the market exposes India’s refiners to the risk of struggling to find reasonably priced alternatives.
Switzerland loves its cows. But unlike India, there is no merging of the bovine and divine.
Data reveals bogus long term capital gains tax claims being raised through manipulation in penny stock deals
Will the Modi government’s digital push help it curb “excess cash” and print fewer notes than what was extinguished through demonetisation?
Banks are deducting ‘crop insurance premiums’ from farmers’ current accounts without their knowledge.
Global experience shows that implementing GST caused severe short to medium term disruption in countries’ economies – we shouldn’t expect better from India’s half-baked version either.
The National Security Council Secretariat, headed by top spy Ajit Doval, may have received a staggering 311% increase in funds this year to tackle issues at the intersection of cybersecurity and nuclear weapon delivery systems.
There are a few kinks to be worked out, but if implemented well, the manufacturing sector could be a GST winner while the telecom sector is likely to be worse off.
With the end of the crisis in sight, the gains and losses from demonetisation can be assessed with some confidence.
The corporate sector is responsible for 70% of the country’s NPAs, but their loans are being waived off while waiving farming loans is still being frowned upon.
Bhagath Kumar Neerudu, a computer professional in the US, decided to move back to India to pursue a career in farming.
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