By Poonam I Kaushish We Indians have an insatiable avarice for gossip. The more salacious, succulent and sensational the better. Like voracious vultures we inhale the minutest detail even if it is exaggerated and fake emitting out of social media and TV channels, condemning...
The consistently rising number of Covid-19 infected patients in India, nearing one lac per day, is a cause of grave concern for the country. While ever-swallowing numbers of these patients may be due to expanding and speedy corona test facility to almost every nook and corner of...
By Shivaji Sarkar It is slobalisation across the globe. The world has applied the brakes on the economy due to an unprecedented civilisational lockdown. India, termed as the engine of global growth, has taken a big hit and it may take quite a few...

Round The States

By Insaf Maharashtra Drama: Salaam Bombay, says Delhi? Mumbai today mirrors everything that’s rotten with the system and the country. The unfolding high drama between Kangana Ranaut, the Shiv Sena, flogged by an irresponsible media is a readymade script for the...
By Dr. D.K. Giri Defying predictions by some observers and experts India is participating in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting (SCO) in Russia; at least, I wrote in this column that India should not. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh was there, his second visit to...
By Dr. S. Saraswathi The investigation into the mysterious death of Sushant Singh Rajput is leading the authorities deep into the flourishing illicit drug trade and its network in India. Verily, it is a case of ghost emerging while digging a well, as a...
By Dhurjati Mukherjee The pandemic has triggered a slump in consumer spending, hit private investment and a sharp decline in exports with unimaginable dimensions. Though unparalleled, such an emerging situation could have been better dealt by government planners and economists, and remedial actions taken...
By Poonam I Kaushish Neighbour or enemy? Both. Indeed, India-China relations are like being on a roller coaster, depending on which way the political wind is blowing, north or South. Presently, it’s bellicose,  defiant and eyeball confrontationist with both New Delhi and Beijing standing...
With the arrest of Shauvik Charavarty and Samuel Miranda, key persons associated with Late Sushant Singh’s death mystery, Narcotics Control Bureau, Enforcement Directorate and Central Bureau of Investigation have significantly proceeded forward to work out the entire death mystery. As more arrests are on the cards in...
By Moin Qazi The COVID-19 pandemic has taken a massive toll on the economy: broken supply chains, record unemployment, failing small businesses. Much the same way it is affecting people with pre-existing health conditions more strongly, so is the pandemic-triggered economic crisis exposing vulnerable...