Thursday, 26 May, 2022

Pradipta Mukherjee


On Camera


Representational image of dal and roti | Photo Pixahive/CC0

Feeding world must take backseat, Modi govt should deal with India’s ‘chapati’ crisis first

German agriculture minister Cem Ozdemir said imposing export restrictions or closing markets would worsen the crisis. Actually, the opposite might be true.
In this photo illustration, the Bandhan Bank logo seen displayed on a smartphone. (Representational image) | Photographer: Avishek Das | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images via Bloomberg

Bandhan Bank to diversify to maintain status as India’s most profitable lender

Bandhan Bank, which received $1.4 billion from investors including funds managed by BlackRock and Singapore’s GIC Pte, aims to maintain a 4% return on assets by diversifying.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.