• BANKING ON GOOD FAITH

    The arrests by the Central Bureau of Investigation (जाँच पड़ताल/तहक़ीक़ात/अन्वेषण) of former IDBI officials are worth noting for timing, intent (इरादा/आशय/हेतु) and implications. The agency is investigating these officials, who had..

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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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  • 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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  • Rebooting Disinvestment (Editorial - 1)

    To gain some perspective(परिप्रेक्ष्य) on the Centre’s decision to divest(उतारना/वंचितकरना) 25% of itsstake(सहारादेना) in five public sector gen..

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  • The hard road to Brexit

    Prime Minister Theresa May’s speech on her government’s plans for Britain’s exit from the EU was many things at once — a declaration(घोषणा) of intent(उद्देश्य), a warning, a motivational talk and a balancing (संतुलन) act (कार्य) with s..

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  • In the nick of time (GST The Hindu Editorial)

    The Goods and Services Tax Council has made some breakthroughs (सफलताओं) on outstanding negotiables ( बातचीत लायक़) that were holding up the introduction of the indirect tax regime(शासन-प्रणाली). A compromise has been reached between the Centre and ..

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  • VAGARIES OF THE JOB MARKET

    The mismatch (बेमेल/असंतुलन) between the number of people who annually reach working age and the availability of jobs has been a matter of constant concern (चिंता/मामला/वास्ता) globally during the better part of the period since the global (सार..

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