• Reforms Equity in Central Staffing Scheme Needed

    Even after 72 years of Independence, the country has failed to bring in the much-needed administrative reforms in civil services and link promotions to acquired knowledge and performance. In fact, favoritism and preferential treatment to some services is the norm rather than an exception, say senior officers. This is...
  • Where is the Alternative Voice

    The first session of the 17th Lok Sabha has begun well without much disturbance with even first-timers getting an opportunity to make their maiden speeches. While the 16th Lok Sabha saw a divided and fractured Opposition, the current one has so far seen only feeble voices with no effort...
  • Budget Gives Clear Signals on Promoting Evs Rajiv Kumar

    The Budget has given a clear signal that the Government wants to encourage electric vehicles and domestic firms ought to gear themselves to become world leaders in this field, Niti Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar said Sunday. Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, in her maiden Budget on Friday, provided additional...
  • Searing Hot Conditions the New Normal

    As early as December 2018, it was predicted that the summer of 2019 would deliver punishing heat wave conditions and going by the spiralling temperatures currently being experienced across the country, the prophecy seems to be coming true. The national capital Delhi was left scalded as its experienced temperatures...
  • The Great Success Story of Cricket

    As underdogs of world cricket, Kapil Dev’s men had surprised the cricketing world and fans at home by registering a historic first victory in the 1983 World Cup. Such was the state of financial affairs of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) back then that a...
  • Reality Check on Fintech Revolution

    Payments banks, which were supposed to be a game-changer in furthering the agenda of financial inclusion for all, have been not able to break even. They need smart segmentation both at the geographical and demographical levels to offer tailor-made products to the rural population Undeniably, the ever-emerging role of...
  • India to Surpass China as World’s Largest Energy Growth Market

    India will by mid-2020s surpass China as the world’s largest energy growth market, accounting for over a quarter of incremental global demand, UK supermajor BP said in its annual energy outlook. The 2019 edition explores the key uncertainties that could impact the shape of global energy markets out to...
  • Natural Gas Price to Be Hiked by 10 Pc for ONGC Reliance

    In a boost to firms like ONGC and Reliance Industries, the government is likely to raise the price of domestically produced natural gas by over 10 per cent to over USD 3.72 per million British thermal units with effect from April 1, sources in know of the development said....
  • How to Handle Exam Stress and Anxiety

    There is no denying the fact that exam results can be a big deal not just for students but for parents, teachers, schools, tutors and significant others as well. While the exam season is known to bring with itself inherent stress levels be it in terms of preparing for...
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