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Despite growth, why Indian workers need to worry

December 26, 2023 10:15 am

It should be a matter of concern that this seemingly healthy economic momentum has, so far, not translated into a commensurate increase in more productive employment opportunities for the millions entering the labour force every year.

Why 2024 could be among India’s most consequential elections

December 26, 2023 12:42 pm

A lot of Indian politics is now about competitive welfarism, and it will be on full display during the Lok Sabha elections. The BJP will seek to ride its cultural nationalism push to a third straight term. Here are the other themes likely to be at the forefront in 2024.

December 26, Forty Years Ago: UP, Bihar by-elections

December 26, 2023 6:44 am

Former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Banarasi Das (Janata) won the Bulandshahr seat defeating his nearest Congress (I) rival Imtiaz Mohamed Khan by a margin of 14,000 votes.

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul: ‘Court can’t be placed to politically handle the Govt... the Court can’t be the Opposition’

December 26, 2023 1:42 pm

Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul retires from Supreme Court on Tuesday after a seven-year tenure

'India has potential to grow at 10%… but land, labour reforms are important': Anand Rathi

December 26, 2023 12:30 pm

“Our advantage is that because we are developing later, we are also going ahead fast, technology-wise,” Rathi said.

Why terrorist activity has shifted from Kashmir to Poonch-Rajouri

December 26, 2023 1:11 pm

Kashmir’s strong and layered counter-infiltration (CI) and counter-terrorism (CT) grid makes planning proxy operations difficult. On the other hand, dilution of troop deployment and a chequered history of local support may have led to activity and presence of terrorists shifting there

Caught in a three-cornered custody battle, who will parent the little girl?

December 25, 2023 10:57 pm

The 9-year-old has been at a government home for over a year as the courts and CWC decide on her rightful guardian

The election war chest: How INDIA bloc and NDA compare on finances

December 26, 2023 8:39 am

Between 2018-19 and 2021-22, the BJP, which accounts for almost all of the NDA’s financial strength, has outstripped the Congress-led Opposition coalition

Deaths due to ‘overdose’ of drugs: A harrowing picture of loss in Punjab's hinterland

December 25, 2023 8:48 am

Punjab recorded 266 deaths due to overdoses of narcotic and psychotropic substances from April 1, 2020, to March 31, 2023.

India is poised to become ‘viksit Bharat’

December 25, 2023 10:50 pm

If it stays the course, keeping an eye on growth with contained inflation, focusing more on investments and innovations than doles, this vision can materialise by 2047