Contrary to the finance minister’s assurance in the Budget speech, amendments to the Finance Bill ensuring anonymity to the donor as well as the receiver will only add opacity to political donations.
While the manner in which authorities have reacted to the cricketer’s issue is commendable, similar attention needs to be paid to other, less prominent breaches of privacy.
It takes months of hard work to find water in Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu. Meet the people who dig wells for a living.
The single-minded focus on GDP growth ignores the low income and, consequently, poor demand potential of the bulk of India’s population, downplaying the ill effects of poor policymaking.
SEBI should put its own house in order before embarking on measures aimed towards greater financial-isation of the commodities derivatives market.
Only 16.5% of workers in India earn a regular wage.
While the case may have been stalled due to political pressure, SEBI’s decision shows that Reliance should have acted in a more even-handed manner.
Falling prices and a lack of adequate procurement centres have left tur producers grasping for a way out.
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Owning a desi cow breed could enable farmers to cut most agriculture costs and also earn money from cow-based products, saving them from debt.
The researchers have now set their sights on developing software to calculate optimum fertiliser amounts for crop fields given other cultivation parameters.
M.K. Venu, founding editor of The Wire, and Anuj Srivas give a breakdown of the amendments in the new Finance Bill 2017.
A simple Google search shows that the personal information, including Aadhaar numbers and bank account details, has simply not been secured properly.
Worldwide, farmers are already using untreated waste water to irrigate their crops. Here’s how to mitigate the danger.
From mandatory Aadhaar and compromised tribunals to opaque political funding, this year’s Finance Bill has it all.
Local prices for oilseeds have plunged around 40% in the last six months, while pulses have dropped by nearly a third.
“You can’t arbitrarily exercise the power by closing the window,” the chief justice said.
Reports say the Centre has proposed this rule through an amendment to the Finance Bill.
Radhakishan Damani’s retail chain gives its customers less, makes more than its rivals and just had a spectacular trading debut.
The formal closure of POSCO’s steel plant project in Odisha is seen as a victory for the agrarian economy and the betel leaf farmers of Jagatsinghpur, but those who lost their land face new challenges.
What if their grievances could be addressed under the Consumer Protection Act and the new Consumer Protection Bill?
Potential challenges include the problem of resource raising, India’s fiscal consolidation promises and our energy security needs.
An earlier RTI query filed by Subhash Chandra Agrawal had also revealed that it costs Re 1.14 to print a Re 1 note.
He tried creating his own world almost wholly made up of people drawn from Goa, but Lutyen’s Delhi had its own inexorable ways of breaching his citadel from time to time
The combined Vodafone-Idea group will be India’s largest telecom operation with almost 400 million customers, or 35% market share.
The charge of moral hazard reeks of double standards. However, will India’s fiscal deficit targets allow for such a waiver?
Maruti Suzuki Manesar plant violence case – 13 workers have been sentenced to life imprisonment.
The costs that Ola and Uber inflict on the financial and physical health of their driver-owners, road space and safety and city transport infrastructure are too significant to be left to Silicon Valley-based venture capitalists.
Growing profusely in the state, jackfruit is no longer a neglected crop in God’s own country.
An extract from ‘Demonetisation Decoded’ by Jayati Ghosh, C.P. Chandrasekhar and Prabhat Patnaik, talking about what explains the government’s decision and popular support for it.
These 13 Maruti workers had been found guilty by the court on charges of murder, attempt to murder, rioting, destruction of property and mischief.
MNREGA acts as a safety net not only against extreme poverty but also against the exploitation of workers.
An unprotected, publicly accessible API endpoint leaks everything from phone numbers to home addresses.
In a country where a majority of the population is engaged in increasingly unviable agriculture, shouldn’t politicians talk about the trade rules that make it so?
The power yield from the planned ten-fold increase in solar energy on an average will be as little as 20% of the total capacity, making little difference to India’s emissions.
Despite the strong mandate, Modi still faces a struggle to implement reforms to boost growth and jobs.
Various water conservation schemes have been initiated to meet the rising power demand, Piyush Goyal said.
While Parrikar set in motion important reform processes, he was unable to cut through his ministry’s byzantine bureaucracy and ends his tenure with a few achievements.
The prime minister’s win should bode well for foreign portfolio investment in India.
Deepak Unnikrishnan’s Temporary People reveals the psychic landscapes of people who have spent decades building the physical landscape of the Gulf.