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Story Posted on 28-02-2015

POLITICS

 |  Crossbar  |  5-minute read
Economic Reforms, Economy, BJP, Narendra Modi

Why Jaitley's Budget seems a big surprise to come from BJP

Far from being anti-poor, it is the path-breaker for initiating a social welfare system in India.

MONEY

 |  Macro Matters  |  3-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Budget 2015

Sabke saath, sabka vikas Budget

The big picture is that the Budget aims to push growth to double digit levels with reforms and inclusive policies.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Budget 2015

Budget 2015: Oil and gas industry gets short-changed

The lack of mention of such a critical sector to the economy is undoubtedly underwhelming.

MONEY

 |  Macro Matters  |  2-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Budget 2015

Budget 2015-2016: A damp squib for average taxpayer

Anyone expecting a lower tax regime for individuals is bound to be left disappointed. But Budget 2015-2016 incentivises savings.

MONEY

 |  RIGHT Foot Forward  |  3-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Budget 2015

Making sense of an "intellectually honest" Budget

Finance minister Arun Jaitley more than made up for last year with remarkable clarity of vision and priorities this year.

MONEY

 |  BREAKING NEWS INTO PIECES  |  2-minute read
Economic Reforms, Economy, BJP government, Narendra Modi

Budget 2015: Frequent elections are killing economic reforms

Modi government cannot take risk of big ticket reforms as populism, subsidies are good words, industry and corporate dirty.

ART & CULTURE

 |  All the rage  |  3-minute read
Fashion

Why doesn't BDSM fashion impress Indian celebs?

This wave might have been well timed with the whole Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy.

MONEY

 |  4-minute read
Arun Jaitley, Narendra Modi, Budget 2015

Budget 2015: Why this one must be India's "Dream Budget"

In this Budget, the most important task for the government is to control the fiscal deficit.

ART & CULTURE

 |  Why bother with Sanskrit?  |  6-minute read
Sanskrit, Language

Grabbing Sanskrit by the roots: Yāska’s Nirukta And semantic etymology

Sanskrit roots are marvelously versatile; each root can generate upward of 2,500 words, through combining with prefixes, primary and secondary suffixes.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Sexual harassment, Teri, RK Pachauri

Let's talk about sexual harassment in the workplace

HR departments should send out regular messages to their employees so that people understand the difference between “love” and sexual exploitation.