GST has hit the private security industry badly

By: Vikram Singh The implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) has received much appreciation from various industries, but there are sectors that have been terribly impacted after the introduction of... Read more »

Matka Man: From London to Delhi on a thirst-quenching mission

On a scorching summer day, the likes of which are plentiful in Delhi, what one needs most is a glass of water to quench one’s thirst, more so for those who toil... Read more »

Hinduism is ideal religion for modern age of incertitude: Tharoor

Hinduism is a “wonderful” religion suited for the modern era of uncertainty and questioning because it values incertitude, according to Congress MP and author Shashi Tharoor, who also excoriated the politicisation of... Read more »

How India’s sports stars overcame tough personal odds to achieve success

Ever since she was a kid, Hima Das woke up every morning before the crack of dawn and would go to the local grazing ground in a remote Assam village. With no... Read more »

Will Ganesh Chaturthi mark a new beginning for crisis-stricken Goa BJP?

As colourful clay idols of Lord Ganesh are ushered into Hindu homes in Goa ahead of Ganesh Chaturthi, the symbolic significance of the deity, as a remover of obstacles and a god... Read more »

How Delhi schools are revolutionising education, one teacher at a time

¬†When Roshan Lal, a 40-year-old rickshawpuller, got his son Rakesh admitted to a government school in Delhi, all he wanted for him was to get a decent education. Since he could not... Read more »

2018 | Year of the Lynch Mob?

By Oliver Dsouza: There are a few months left in the year 2018. Even if in the rest of the year no more incidents of lynching are reported, this year could very... Read more »

State of Indian economy: Is it time to go bearish? (Explained with Charts)

By Nikhil Arora Less than a year to the general election is a tricky time for setting a stable economic narrative. The government will glorify its achievements. The opposition will skew comparisons... Read more »

Midwifing change: How maternity deaths were reduced to zero in remote tribal hamlets

The scenic beauty of Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh is in stark contrast to the lives of indigenous tribespeople inhabiting the region. Living in virtual destitution, these tribals — like their counterparts... Read more »

Kerala floods: The ghost of past environment policy returns

By Haritha John Kerala has been facing unusually high rainfall since early August, which has led to statewide floods taking several lives and causing severe damage. According to the government, there hasnt... Read more »