Growing disquiet on state of economy

New Delhi Jan 6 The government has gone into Budget mode and begun seriously preparing for the year’s most crucial financial exercise amid disquieting developments on the state of the economy. As a major security step, the government has made the offices of the finance ministry in North Block…

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Poverty breeds intolerance

New Delhi Jan 5 There has been lot of hue and cry over the issue of intolerance in the society. Many national award winners have returned their awards in protest against the intolerance which has become a hot topic for discussion intolerance in the society grows mainly due to the…

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A diagnosis of India-Pakistan's ills, and a prescription

New Delhi Jan 5 Title: A State in Denial – Pakistan’s Misguided and Dangerous Crusade; Author: B.G.Verghese; Publisher: Rupa Publications India; Pages: 240; Price:Rs. 500

What lies at the root of Pakistan’s persistent animus against its larger, eastern neighbour? Was it rancour over the process of…

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Ideological battle between BJP and secularists

New Delhi Jan 4 The battle between the ruling party and seculrists in India is no more political only but has become ideological also.On one side are those who believe that India is essentially a Hindu nation and minorities should conceed the same and those who believe that India…

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How Big Data is changing the business landscape

New Delhi Dec 2 Big Data is increasingly being used by prominent companies to outpace the competition. Be it established companies or start-ups, they are embracing data-focussed strategies to outpace the competition.

In healthcare, clinical data can be reviewed treatment decisions based on big data algorithms that work…

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