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Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge turns 25: On the act of looking back at tradition, love and rebellion
Entertainment

Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge turns 25: On the act of looking back at tradition, love and rebellion

Aditya Chopra's iconic Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge turns 25 at a time when the world is as conflicted as it was when the film originally released — between the past and the future.

India would have been better equipped to fight COVID-19 with different economic policy, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi
India

India would have been better equipped to fight COVID-19 with different economic policy, says Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Gopalkrishna said the the country's economic policy — one which encouraged industrialisation and urbanisation, causing "huge population unsettlement" and forcing farmers to migrate to cities in large numbers — only spurred the COVID-19 pandemic

Ex-PM Narasimha Rao can truly be called father of economic reforms in India, says Manmohan Singh
India

Ex-PM Narasimha Rao can truly be called father of economic reforms in India, says Manmohan Singh

Singh said the 1991 budget changed India in many ways as it ushered in economic reforms and liberalisation.

How Congress lost PV Narasimha Rao, its hero of liberalisation, ‘Look East’ and Israel policies
Politics

How Congress lost PV Narasimha Rao, its hero of liberalisation, ‘Look East’ and Israel policies

Many argue PV Narasimha Rao was India’s finest prime minister, but not his own Congress party and its dynastic ‘high command’.

COVID-19 Impact: India facing worst recession since Independence; economy to shrink by 5% in current fiscal, says CRISIL
Business

COVID-19 Impact: India facing worst recession since Independence; economy to shrink by 5% in current fiscal, says CRISIL

In the past 69 years, India has seen a recession only thrice - as per available data - in fiscals 1958, 1966 and 1980. The reason was the same each time - a monsoon shock that hit agriculture, then a sizeable part of the economy.

Stock Markets Today Latest Updates: Sensex plunges over 450 points, Nifty below 9,000-mark at close; realty, auto, bank index decline
Business

Stock Markets Today Latest Updates: Sensex plunges over 450 points, Nifty below 9,000-mark at close; realty, auto, bank index decline

Stock Markets Today LIVE Updates: Sensex down over 600 points, Nifty down 185 points; Rupee slips 8 paise against dollar

India becomes world's 5th largest economy with $2.94 trillion GDP; overtakes UK, France: Report
Business

India becomes world's 5th largest economy with $2.94 trillion GDP; overtakes UK, France: Report

The size of the UK economy is $2.83 trillion and that of France is $ 2.71 trillion

Budget 2020: Will govt be brave enough to walk the extra mile, turn tables and spark a rebound in economic growth?
Business

Budget 2020: Will govt be brave enough to walk the extra mile, turn tables and spark a rebound in economic growth?

The Indian economy is going through a sustained slowdown with growth slowing for over five quarters now, marking this the longest slowdown in the country since liberalisation

Tipping the scale: Weighing Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 against EU's GDPR
News & Analysis

Tipping the scale: Weighing Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 against EU's GDPR

The present PDP Bill reflects that it embodies the principles of GDPR for liberalisation of cross-border flow of data and data protection.

Andhra Pradesh shouldn't oppose Jagan Mohan Reddy’s push for English; its role in South's growth story is well-documented
Politics

Andhra Pradesh shouldn't oppose Jagan Mohan Reddy’s push for English; its role in South's growth story is well-documented

When India liberalised its economy in the 1990s, due to an English-speaking culture, the south was in a better position to reap the benefits of an era that saw a spectacular rise of India's entrepreneurial class

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! completes 25 years: How Sooraj Barjatya made Indian culture fashionable
Entertainment

Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! completes 25 years: How Sooraj Barjatya made Indian culture fashionable

Hum Aapke Hain Koun...! worked wonders as the ideal escapist film that both generations needed at a time when the country was going through a turmoil at a macro level.

Doosra director Abhinay Deo explains why Sourav Ganguly's 2002 shirt swinging moment goes far beyond cricket
Entertainment

Doosra director Abhinay Deo explains why Sourav Ganguly's 2002 shirt swinging moment goes far beyond cricket

Abhainay Deo has directed Doosra, a docu-fiction film that captures the societal impact of Sourav Ganguly swininging his shirt in the air in 2002.

Narendra Modi's vision for a $5 trillion economy will see the poor play as big a role as the rich
India

Narendra Modi's vision for a $5 trillion economy will see the poor play as big a role as the rich

In Modi’s new India, the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid will have as much role in the ambitious march to a $5 trillion economy as the top.

Raghuram Rajan questions Narendra Modi's minimum govt, maximum governance promise
Business

Raghuram Rajan questions Narendra Modi's minimum govt, maximum governance promise

Raghuram Rajan said the state has gained more power sans any checks and balances and has created too much inefficiencies in its wake

Economic liberalisation worked well for e-commerce sector; now govt has taken a step back with new guidelines
Business

Economic liberalisation worked well for e-commerce sector; now govt has taken a step back with new guidelines

In the wake of the current regime of liberalisation in e-commerce trade adopted by the government for more than a decade now, such a step by DIPP is restrictive.

Narendra Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 today: Meets can help states play role in economic diplomacy
Business

Narendra Modi inaugurates Vibrant Gujarat Summit 2019 today: Meets can help states play role in economic diplomacy

As a quintessential business hub, aided no doubt by sustained publicity efforts, Gujarat has been able to promote its biennial Global Investor Meet (GIM) on a grand scale.

India destined to be major powerhouse of global economy despite difficulty and hurdles: Manmohan Singh
Business

India destined to be major powerhouse of global economy despite difficulty and hurdles: Manmohan Singh

Taking a dig at his critics for calling him a silent prime minister, Singh said he was never afraid of talking to the media and rather interacted with the press very regularly.

Urjit Patel versus Centre: NDA govt has a strong case to influence RBI, but only irony is that it is turning Nehruvian
Business

Urjit Patel versus Centre: NDA govt has a strong case to influence RBI, but only irony is that it is turning Nehruvian

Urjit Patel has won considerable sympathy among the nation's economic elite for asserting that the RBI needs autonomy and independence to perform its role

India's landless poor: Post-liberalisation era brought in wealth to a stressed economy but did little to end rural poverty
India

India's landless poor: Post-liberalisation era brought in wealth to a stressed economy but did little to end rural poverty

Land reform was a major policy thrust area in the first three decades after Independence during which zamindari was abolished, a land ceiling was imposed and surplus and wasteland were distributed among the landless.