Chorus for OPS rises; demand has reasons

Chorus for OPS rises; demand has reasons

Tuesday, 10 January 2023 | VK Bahuguna

The difference between the old and new pension schemes is too big to be ignored by Government employees The Government of India in a major reform in the financial sector stopped the pension of all government servants recruited after April 1, 2004, except the Armed Forces. Instead, the government introduced a...

That sinking feeling

That sinking feeling

Monday, 09 January 2023 | Pioneer

Politicians & people ignored geological facts of Joshimath, and now it is fire-fighting mode In a way, the crisis of ‘sinking town’ of Joshimath in Uttarakhand is quintessentially Indian: a grey rhino event about which a great deal was known for years, decades actually, but nobody did anything about it. And...

Yaks: The lifeline of Monpas in NE

Yaks: The lifeline of Monpas in NE

Monday, 09 January 2023 | Brijender Singh Panwar

For the people of Arunachal Pradesh, Yak is indispensable. Human life here depends on it but its population is dwindling, which needs to be corrected Arunachal Pradesh is the largest among North Eastern states of India having an area of 83,743 km and is divided into 20 administrative districts of which...

Emergence of a leader in slumbering Cong

Emergence of a leader in slumbering Cong

Sunday, 08 January 2023 | Swarn Kumar Anand

From earning the disparaging epithet ‘Puppu’ — coined by the BJP and secretly peddled by some within the Congress — to proving his mettle as a leader to reckon with, Rahul Gandhi has traversed a wide spectrum of political path. While the Bharat Jodo Yatra has launched him in a...

Should free trade agreements have a shelf life?

Saturday, 07 January 2023 | Sanjay Chadha

Sunset clause constitutes a critical lever to bring a partner to negotiating table for rebalancing through mid-course corrections In this jolly season one could easily recall a staple American Christmas comedy trilogy where the protagonist is subject to a legal technicality known as “The Santa Clause” (which is also the film’s...

practice FORGIVEness for GOOD RELATIONS

practice FORGIVEness for GOOD RELATIONS

Saturday, 07 January 2023 | Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj

One must work for purity of thought to build relationships Human relationships are infinitely complex and tricky to manage and hence they need immense patience, understanding, acceptance, acknowledgement and engagement. That is why the quality of our relationships decides the quality of our life. Unfortunately, most people today experience unhappiness and...

India must tax MNCs for revenues here

India must tax MNCs for revenues here

Saturday, 07 January 2023 | Uttam Gupta

Ideally, the source country from where an offshore firm is deriving its income should have sole right to collect tax Over the years, an increasing share of the income generated globally has gone towards boosting the profits. The proportion of corporate profit in global GDP (gross domestic product) went up from...

Spirit of Mumbai

Spirit of Mumbai

Saturday, 07 January 2023 | Pioneer

Ahead of civic polls, Eknath Shinde govt holds 1st global Marathi conference to woo ‘Marathi manus’ When it comes to garnering votes nothing comes to the time-tested plank of regionalism. Playing to the sentiments works like a charm, and if it is Maharashtra it works wonders. Years back Balasaheb Thackeray mobilized...

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US’ real-time advice to Ukrainian troops

29 January 2023 | AP | Agenda

Muslims A new buzz in the BJP

29 January 2023 | Dipak K Upreti, Saugar Sen Gupta, Biswajeet Banerjee | Agenda

FORDA Seeks Welfare of Resident Doctors

29 January 2023 | HEALTH PIONEER | Agenda

First, purify your mind

29 January 2023 | Bharat Bhushan Padmadeo | Agenda

Leprosy: Reach Those Out of Reach

29 January 2023 | Dr Ramesh Bhat M | Agenda