Opinion

Dividing Maharashtra: Vidarbha=Serbia, Konkan=Cuba

April 3, 2016

The gross district domestic product (GDDP) of the five districts that form Amravati region (Rs.51,947 crore), a part of backward Vidarbha, was Maharashtra’s lowest in 2013-14; yet it was more than Jammu and Kashmir (Rs.45,847 […]

Opinion

Backtracking RSS leaves BJP high and dry

April 3, 2016

The beauty of an open society is that its air of freedom has a calming effect on fundamentalists. They soon realise that their chest-thumping display of seemingly potent sentiments not only fails to impress for […]

Opinion

Doubling farmers’ income by 2022 will prove Herculean

March 30, 2016

After adjusting for rising costs, an Indian farmerÂ’s income effectively rose 5 percent per year over the decade (2003-2013), according to an IndiaSpend analysis of various government data. This calls into question Finance Minister Arun […]

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