• Mr. Trumps tax cut

    Mr. Trumps tax cut   U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax plan, released as a brief one-page document this week, promises some bold reforms to rejuvenate(नयाकरना) America’s sluggish(आलसी) economy. Weak private investment spending has been at the heart of what is ..

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  • US missile attack on Syria: A reckless intervention

    US missile attack on Syria: A reckless intervention   The U.S. missile attack on a Syrian airbase, which President Donald Trump ordered after civilians in the rebel-held Idlib province were hit with chemical weapons causing the deaths of at least 80 people, marks a departure in American policy..

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  • Ageing with dignity

    Ageing with dignity   While India’s celebrated demographic(जनसांख्यिकीय) dividend(लाभांश) has for decades underpinned(नीचेसेसहारा/टेकलगा) its rapid economic progress, a countervailing(बराबरी) force may offs..

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  • Necessary limit

    Necessary limit   Capping the prices of medical stents, which are used to treat coronary artery(धमनी/रक्तवाहिनी) disease, by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) is an extreme regulatory measure necessitated(मजबूरकरना) by the market..

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  • Towards clarity on Brexit

    The condition the U.K.’s highest court has stipulated(सौदा तय करना) for London to trigger(प्रेरितकरना) Article 50 of the European Union treaty removes any shred(लेशमात्र) of doubt about the legislature being bypassed in giving formal shape to ..

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  • Budgeting for the elections

    The suspense(दुविधा) over the timing of the Union Budget for 2017-18 finally ended on Monday with the Election Commission and the Supreme Court scotching(स्काटलैंड-संबंधी) calls, in the light of upcoming elections for five State Assemblies, to defer(टालना..

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  • Globalisation'€s new spokesman

    President Xi Jinping’s message to the World Economic Forum in Davos was timely and perhaps(शायद) visionary as well, in this time of extraordinary(अनोखी/विशेष) global uncertainty. It is no surprise if, as in the case of German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s potential lead..

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  • America'€s era of anger

      Despite (बैर/होनेपरभी) the belligerence and rhetoric (व्याख्यानविद्या) of his campaign (अभियान), some had hoped that Donald Trump, in his inaugural address, would seek to heal the wounds created by a divisive campaign. But the 45th ..

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  • Living in a hotter world

    The world has turned the page on 2016 with the worrying revelation (रहस्योद्घाटन) that it was the warmest year on the instrumental (सहायक) record since the late 19th century, and the hottest of three record-breaking years in a row. While the rise in global (विश्व..

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  • The limits to popular sentiment (Editorial - 2)

    Tamil Nadu is caught in a near-spontaneous mass upsurge (लहर) in support of jallikattu, the bull-taming spectacle (प्रदर्शन/तमाशा) held during the time of the harvest festival of Pongal. Tens of thousands have gathered(इकठ्ठाकरना) in public places, most n..

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