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Editorials

I n what appears to be a serious statement of intent and commitment, the union minister of finance emphasised the government’s aim to prioritise the welfare of four major “castes” in the 2024–25....

T he Al l India Survey on Higher Education ( AISHE ) 2021–22 highlights some important aspects of the progress of tertiary education at the national level and in the states. As per the report, there....

A recent report of the Central Board of Direct Taxes shows that the ratio of net direct taxes to gross domestic product (GDP) at current market prices has touched 6.11% in 2022–23, a 15-year high....

Amajor worry even at the start of the 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) was the disproportionate influence of the fossil fuel industry on the deliberations. Not only was the summit chaired by....

We move, therefore we are. The complex evolution of human civilisation was possible because humans moved for survival and, in the process, made many discoveries. Mobility in another form, shown by the....

The recent report on state finances by the Reserve Bank of India paints an optimistic scenario of the fiscal position of the states. It does this by highlighting the improvement in state finances....

The long-awaited annual report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), titled “Crime in India 2022,” has finally been released in December 2023. Published in three volumes, it provides....

That Israel continues its aggression over beleaguered and besieged Gaza, unyielding to the global calls for an immediate ceasefire, is a measure of the sheer impunity that it enjoys. The evident....

The results of the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh (MP), Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh have underscored the extent of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) political—and not only electoral—dominance....

After a short hiatus, international tax reforms have emerged on top of the global agenda. Miffed with the slow pace of international tax reforms espoused by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation....

Earning the disrepute of being the “warmest year” on record and breaching both soft and hard adaptation limits, the window to take action is closing. It is a “now or never” situation. The sheer....

The Supreme Court has recently ruled that a governor cannot unreasonably delay or refuse to ratify a bill passed by a state legislature, highlighting the fact that doing so compromises the legitimacy....

The Prime Minister’s announcement to extend the supply of free foodgrains to around 80 crore people for another five years from January 2024 is a welcome step. It marks a major inflexion point in the....

The current debate in the national media about the need for increasing working hours comes at a time when demand for a shorter workweek resonates around the world. This debate was kicked off when a....