Twitter as a propaganda tool

Twitter as a propaganda tool

Saturday, 12 June 2021 | Shweta Singh

To assess propaganda, a few key questions are important: Verifying the source, understanding the content and inferring its intent and outcome Why should we think that coverage of India's Covid-19 disaster is part of a propaganda strategy? Afterall, our numbers are increasing and hit highest incidence rates in last two months....

G7 plans end of tax paradise for mncs

G7 plans end of tax paradise for mncs

Thursday, 10 June 2021 | Govind Bhattacharjee

It will end a lucrative business model of the MNCs that park most of their profits in tax havens, bringing curtains down on the golden era of the havens themselves The June 4-5 agreement between the G7 Finance Ministers (FMs) from the USA, Britain, Germany, Canada, France, Italy and Japan to...

Time is running out for the Congress in Punjab

Time is running out for the Congress in Punjab

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 | Kalyani Shankar

Captain Amarinder Singh, the Chief Minister, hardly has any option but to take the dissidents along and run a united ship The Congress leadership is engaged in damage control in Punjab with the political crisis threatening to go out of control.  The high command is looking for a formula to...

COP 26: Will CDM regain focus?

COP 26: Will CDM regain focus?

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 | RIA SINHA

CDM is an effective tool to facilitate low-carbon transition and helps in technology transfer The 2021 UN Climate Change Conference, better known as COP 26, will be hosted by UK in Glasgow in November. On-going discussions emphasize on re-strategizing climate policies in this new normal scenario.While a trade-off of pertinent issues...

Person in control: New entity in charge

Person in control: New entity in charge

Wednesday, 09 June 2021 | Uttam Gupta

SEBI wants to shift focus from promoters to controlling shareholders or the so-called ‘person in control’ (PIC), but is the new breed willing to take charge? Paving the way for a major change in the way the promoters and over 4,700 listed corporates function in the country, in a consultation...

Lack of consumer poise, low growth may cause upheaval

Lack of consumer poise, low growth may cause upheaval

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 | Shivaji Sarkar

The RBI outlook on consumer confidence is a mere indicator of the stark reality. The indices touching record lows may indicate a graver situation Consumer confidence is at all time low, says RBI, amid slumping of Indian growth to minus 7.3 percent in 2020-21, highest jobless rate at 18 percent and...

Seven Years of Modi Regime

Seven Years of Modi Regime

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 | VK Bahuguna

The Government must concentrate on gradual but serious systemic changes to ensure reforms On May 26 the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed seven years in office. For the first time since 1984 a single political party won absolute majority in 2014. The BJP improved...

Economy needs a strong stimulus

Economy needs a strong stimulus

Tuesday, 08 June 2021 | PRIYANKA CHATURVEDi

That India was a perfect growth story before 2014 would be incorrect to claim, but is it any better seven years down the line under a single-party majority? It is the economy, Stupid! An oft repeated reminder, the world over, to nations, its leaders and to its people that all other...

Sunday Edition

Talktime : ‘I have said no to many films initially’

13 June 2021 | MUSBA HASHMI | Sunday Pioneer

Be smart, keep cool

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

‘Acting is my passion, love being part of this magical world’

13 June 2021 | Shalini Saksena | Sunday Pioneer

WeeklyNatter

13 June 2021 | PNS | Sunday Pioneer

World Wide Web of Artificial Intelligence

13 June 2021 | Akshat Tyagi | Agenda

The vaccine solution

13 June 2021 | Sonu Shivdasani | Agenda