Wednesday, 17 October, 2018

Talk Point

Dena, Vijaya, Bank of Baroda merger: Raising efficiency or burdening performing banks?

Finance minister Arun Jaitley proposed Monday the merger of Bank of Baroda, Dena Bank and Vijaya Bank. The amalgamation was suggested to increase ‘overall effic...

Should opposition skip RSS meet or try to understand Mohan Bhagwat’s vision for India?

In a first-of-its-kind outreach, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is holding a three-day lecture series in New Delhi in which Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat ...

iPhone gets bigger and costlier: Can the Indian wallet keep up?

Apple recently launched its new iPhone X series, which start from Rs 76,900 and go over a lakh.

Is SC compensation to ex-ISRO scientist enough or should police be penalised for damage?

The Supreme Court Friday directed the Kerala government to give ex-ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan Rs 50 lakh as compensation for being falsely implicated as a s...

Suicides high among married women: Crisis in Indian marriages or mental health stigma?

Nearly four out of 10 women who commit suicide globally are from India, and most of them are married, says a study published by health journal Lancet. ThePri...

What suits Narendra Modi and Amit Shah better— Rahul Gandhi or a faceless mahagathbandhan?

BJP president Amit Shah urged party workers in poll-bound Rajasthan to ask people if they wanted Rahul Gandhi as prime minister and Mamata Banerjee as external ...

Raghuram Rajan NPA note: Congress legacy or Modi didn’t check bad loan crisis in time?

Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan in a note to a parliamentary panel said slow decision-making and over-optimism among bankers aggravated the bad loan problem....

Tamil Nadu govt wants Rajiv Gandhi’s killers freed: Dangerous populism or liberal gesture?

Tamil Nadu government has recommended the release of the seven convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case to the Governor, saying it is in line with the “p...

Has Netflix created an entertainment divide in India?

With growing subscriber base, online streaming channels like Netflix may have created a new kind of entertainment sensibility. ThePrint newsroom weighs in.

Supreme Court’s nearly 500-page order on Sec 377: Are India’s judges most erudite or too...

It took the Supreme Court nearly 500 pages to decriminalise homosexuality in the Section 377 verdict. The judges quoted heavily from Shakespeare, John Stuart Mi...
Sabarimala temple

Sabarimala opens tomorrow: Bracing for street attacks on women or is SC order unworkable?

The Sabarimala shrine in Kerala is set to open its gates Wednesday to women of all age groups for the first time after the Supreme Court ruling last month. Seve...
Ajit Doval

The new Doval Durbar reduces India’s layered security system to a top-down Caliphate

Ajit Doval is now India’s all-powerful security boss. But this concentration of power disrupts our layered security system.