Column: B-Town: Taking cinema back to Indian masses
Besides families, a cinema hall was also the convenient place for young couples to date, a few hours of proximity with a loved one, oblivious of a few hundred others around. Dating was never more affordable and safe. In small towns, cinema was the only outing available. In these places, it did not matter that a film reached months after its metro release.
Spy's Eye : India has to counter 'radicalisation' at home
India's sane voice on various global issues has been heard and appreciated by the world community and there is little doubt that while steering the G20 Presidency through the year ahead, India under Prime Minister Narendra Modi would further strengthen its position as a major world power and as a trustworthy global counsel.
CLOSE-IN: Indian cricket in disarray, needs immediate intervention
Indian cricketers were scaling the upward graph with performances of match-winning ascendancy. The cricket world was amazed with the supreme quality of cricketers being churned out from various corners of India. Unknown and unheard-of players seemed to emerge to become superstars and India soon boasted of being able to challenge most sides with even their second-string players.
LEFT-HAND VIEW: Change is the only constant in Indian cricket
A problem of plenty should be a healthy one to have with regard to the pool of players available at the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) disposal. With the sheer increase in infrastructure for the sport, a surfeit of talent was just a matter of time. As we are at this stage now, the next challenge is how to handle the same. How does one keep the wheel going smoothly?
Choking terror funding need of the hour
Everyone knows that terrorists need money and other assets, for weapons, training, travel and accommodation to plan and execute their attacks and develop an organization. Disrupting and preventing terrorist-related financial flows and transactions is one of the effective ways to fight terrorism. Not only can it prevent future attacks by disrupting their material support.
A Firm Hand - RBI Policy December 2022
A general sense of RBI commentary for most of the year has been that India's forecasted inflation trajectory was actually quite benign, and that growth had required extra-ordinary loose monetary conditions till the start of this year. Then the war broke and 'upset the applecart' so to speak.
India to stamp its legacy at G20
G20 is the premier forum for international economic cooperation representing around 85 per cent of the global GDP, over 75 of the worldwide trade, and about two-thirds of the world population. During the G20 Presidency, to show its resolve to focus on those issues which are dear to it, India will hold about 200 meetings in 32 different sectors in multiple locations across India.
Veganism for Conscious Living
Initially, the term vegan was used to describe non-dairy vegetarians, but in 1951 the Vegan Society updated the definition to "exclude all forms of animal exploitation". The term vegan first surpassed "beef" as a search term in 2016.The global market share of plant-based foods is projected to reach US $10,892 million by the end of 2022 with a CAGR of 6.7%.
G20 steered by India can become powerful instrument for global security, world economy
Narendra Modi has announced that India's G20 Presidency will be 'inclusive, ambitious, decisive and action oriented' and in keeping with his belief in India as a world power, declared that "over the next one year, we will strive to ensure that the G20 acts as global prime mover to envision new ideas and accelerate collective action".
Government must not forget why Ambedkar let Art 124(2) be as it is
In the early years of our republic, there were hardly any controversy regarding the appointment process. Between 1970 and 1980, however, questions regarding independence of our judiciary started to be raised especially in view of regular tussle between the central government and Supreme Court and the flash point came in 1980 on the issue of transfer of judges from one high court to the other, when the Supreme Court in S. P. Gupta vs Union of India (known as the First Judges case) recognised the primacy of the president and also held that the word "consultation" in Article 124 does not mean concurrence.