Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced that the Narendra Modi government will divest its stake in two PSBs, apart from one general insurance company. While the FM did not name in her Budget 2021 speech the two banks the government plans to privatise, analysts point out Bank of Baroda (BoB) and Punjab National Bank (PNB) are possible candidates, reports Manojit Saha.
Last known thylacine or Tasmanian tiger died in captivity in an Australian zoo in 1936. New study suggests the animal possibly survived up until a few decades ago, reports Sandhya Ramesh.
What was a dying, outdated company just a year ago became a highly valued stock within a matter of days, turning GameStop into a case study on short trading, report Shubhangi Misra and Kairvy Grewal.
Pankaj Tripathi in Hotstar’s Criminal Justice to Saif Ali Khan in Tandav, Dabangg to Jolly LLB, Bollywood now showcases only Brahmin stories, writes Ravi Shinde.
Bigg Boss-watching Mufti Abdul Qavi is no stranger to controversy in Pakistan. His life is a cocktail of deen, desire and disaster, writes Naila Inayat.
An anonymous policy paper called ‘The Longer Telegram’ warns about the fast-reducing gap between US and China. For India, it means deciding whether to take sides in what could be a war in South China Sea or Taiwan, writes Tara Kartha.
This crisis requires political sophistication & governance skills, Modi-Shah BJP has neither. It would be nuts to reopen an issue in Punjab that was closed and buried by 1993, writes Shekhar Gupta in this week’s ‘National Interest’.