LAC standoff | India approaches China bilaterally, with the challenge of global rebalancing, says External Affairs Minister

Whether it is President Trump or President Biden, I don’t think it is a sharp binary option. I think there will be certain policies, which are American policies, because again, bear in mind is not just a President, there’s also Congress, and sometimes administrations carry on with the policies of those before. When it comes […]

Analysis | TRS’s face-saving victory amid BJP’s hour of glory

MIM supportOverall, the results has landed the TRS in a spot. Although it has emerged as the single largest party, even with the support of the ex-officio members, it will fall short of the required majority. The question will be whether its friendly party MIM will bail it out by extending support? And whether the […]

The challenge of achieving racial justice in America

In my considered opinion, only a president with comparable leadership skills set and moral backbone of Abraham Lincoln can introduce and champion appropriate policies and programmes for achieving genuine and lasting racial justice in the country. Will president-elect Biden take on the challenge head-on (with Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris providing support)? The task is clear and […]

RBI keeps interest rate unchanged in its bi-Monthly Monetary policy December 2020: Here is how Industry leaders reacted

“In line with the expectations, RBI decided to stand pat on the policy rate and updated growth and inflation outlook given that inflation remains stubbornly high, while growth is gaining traction. The central bank scaled down on its earlier pessimistic GDP projection for FY21 as the frequency indicators and GDP data convey meaningful rebound in […]

DMK’s Raja challenges CM to a debate on 2G case

Mr. Raja said that in the 2G case, he did not seek even the benefit of the doubt in his favour, but subjected himself to the grilling by the CBI for 15 days. “From the days of Warren Hastings, no other public servant has subjected himself to such a legal battle. Finally, the court decided […]

Personnel challenges crop up in Australia’s bid to stay alive

To start with there’s the one for India’s first red-ball warmup game at the Drummoyne Oval, where they take on an Australia A team made up of a few Test stars, including skipper Tim Paine. While most of the names pick themselves, the Test regulars R Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Prithvi Shaw and Umesh […]

Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Idea’s enterprise focus in 2020

By Ashutosh Kumar NEW DELHI: Despite the challenges faced by the telecom sector in the year 2020, telecom majors Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea ramped up their efforts to further bolster their respective enterprise businesses, especially in the domains of cloud, managed services, Internet of Things (IoT), among others. Abhijit Kishore, Director – Enterprise Business, […]

Vietnam remains world’s top cashew exporter

According to the Agriculture Processing and Market Development under the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, in the first 10 months of the year, raw cashew exports reached 415,000 tonnes, and the value of turnover was 2.61 billion USD.

Vivek Oberoi: I think of myself as a guy who does not do stereotypical stuff

“I have never shied away from taking risks. That was the same case when I decided to do Inside Edge. When people didn’t know how it would pan out and how it would be received. People didn’t even know what it was completely. I kind of think of myself as a guy who does not […]

Amazon accuses Future Retail of insider trading as it seeks to block Reliance deal

Amazon.com Inc has asked India’s market regulator to investigate Future Retail Ltd for insider trading, a letter seen by Reuters showed, as it seeks to prevent its business partner from becoming part of rival Reliance’s empire. The U.S. giant has been pressing the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to review Reliance’s August deal […]