Shivaji Sarkar

Shivaji Sarkar

Test of success of Bharat Jodo Yatra lies in polls

Test of success of Bharat Jodo Yatra lies in polls

Saturday, 28 January 2023 | Shivaji Sarkar

Journey to power in New Delhi may not be easy for the Opposition against a formidable, well-oiled machine of BJP Congress leader Rahul Gandhi’s Bharat Jodo Yatra traversing so far through 10 states, reaching almost the last lap, has stirred the party back to the near centre-stage of Indian politics, with...

Policy overhaul must for India

Saturday, 28 September 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

It requires a mix of short and long-term measures for demand to pick up and the ailing economy to recover India needs to look at its falling demand, rising power, fuel and banking charges, high tax and toll rates. It is an induced inflation, whatever the indices might say, amid a...

Planned desert in offing in NCR

Saturday, 21 September 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

The Rs 16,000 crore Jewar airport needs to be given up for saving water bodies in the bread basket of western Uttar Pradesh India recently hosted the United Nations Conference Against Desertification. Ironically, less than 45 kilometres from the venue in Greater Noida, a massive international airport project will see desertification...

New TDS rules chain citizens

Thursday, 12 September 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

The Indian economy, which is already in the doldrums, is headed for more trouble as revised tax rules will shackle much-needed spending  The economy is in shambles and expecting it to thrive is akin to expecting a miracle. A supposedly nationalist Government is keeping it in shackles by curbing spending,...

Budget math gone awry

Tuesday, 09 July 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

Budget 2019-20 certainly seeks to achieve the twin objectives of growth and inclusiveness by focussing on farms, rural economy and private investment but taxes and cesses continue to be a bother The Modi 2.0 Government’s maiden Budget has pegged India’s finances on its villages and farms — a visible shift from...

Killing Indian PSUs with impunity

Saturday, 27 April 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

The losses suffered by various sectors like telecom, oil and gas and aviation make it clear that there’s more to the crisis than meets the eye. While the private sector must thrive, it must not come at the cost of stifling the public sector Air pollution, farmer’s issues and oil and...

Policy paralysis in manifestoes

Wednesday, 17 April 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

Contesting a key election without national policies on jobs, farms, industrial production, low inflation and sound financial institutions may prove to be costly Election is the greatest show in India. While the many misses are swept under the carpet, rhetoric sure rules the roost. Manifestoes are not necessarily about substance or...

Silent voter will make the right choice

Monday, 25 March 2019 | Shivaji Sarkar

The 2019 Lok Sabha election is not bereft of issues. Economic reforms, unemployment and farm crisis feature sharply this poll season. Only a change in the political scenario can make a difference. The churning will help reshape the future It’s not an easy election for the voters, irrespective of who the...

State Editions

7-yr RI for raping minor in B’swar

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

2 die as SUV overturns in Boudh

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Use Budget provisions fully, avoid parking of funds'

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

Month on, action not taken against Tarbha officials yet

28 January 2023 | SRIKUMAR MAHANTA | Bhubaneswar

PPA all set to handle 130 MT

28 January 2023 | PNS | Bhubaneswar

'Drop Keuta, Kaibarta, Dhibara from SC category'

28 January 2023 | AJIT PANDA | Bhubaneswar

Sunday Edition

Astrology helps reinvent oneself

22 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Winter Care: Tips to Stay Healthy

22 January 2023 | Dr. RP Parasher | Agenda


22 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

Finally, Justice for CAPF

22 January 2023 | Rakesh K Singh | Agenda

Himalayan environment at tipping point

22 January 2023 | Prashant Barthwal | Agenda

Agri entrepreneurship can be game changer

22 January 2023 | Dinesh Tyagi | Agenda