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The Quakers who caused a global crash

The Quakers who caused a global crash

In the two generations following the publication of Adam Smith‘s Wealth of Nations Britain underwent an economic and technological transformation so thorough that it was almost immediately christened the… Read more »

Two gritty little drives

Two gritty little drives

Imagine someone driving around the Indian peninsula — from Mumbai to Mumbai via Kanyakumari, Kolkata and Nainital. The trip takes 90 days. Now imagine that the person is… Read more »

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No Country For Countrymen

No Country For Countrymen

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has been trying for years to make us believe that agriculture is a vast marshland in which a huge population is stuck ankle- to neck-deep and… Read more »

A State Of Stasis

A State Of Stasis

“Nothing turns out to be so oppressive and unjust as a feeble government.”  —Edmund Burke Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790) As political India hobbles on towards… Read more »

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Vidya Athreya

Vidya Athreya

Tell us about Ajoba. In 2009, Ajoba was rescued in Ahmednagar district and I put a radio collar around his neck when he was released. He was the first… Read more »

‘I See Snowden As A Freedom Fighter’

‘I See Snowden As A Freedom Fighter’

For decades, Pakistan-born British journalist, author and filmmaker Tariq Ali has been one of the best-known critics of US policies. He came into international prominence during the 1960s for taking… Read more »

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Court allows Greenpeace India to operate two of its domestic accounts

Court allows Greenpeace India to operate two of its domestic accounts

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday allowed Greenpeace India to operate two of its domestic accounts and access its fixed deposits. The Central Government, however, reiterated what it has told… Read more »

Alibaba and Amazon are headed for an epic showdown in India

Alibaba and Amazon are headed for an epic showdown in India

The world’s two largest e-commerce companies—America’s Amazon and China’s Alibaba—are poised to begin an epic battle for supremacy in one of the world’s fastest growing online retail market, India. While… Read more »

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Lie-detector test adds to Kerala Minister’s woes

Lie-detector test adds to Kerala Minister’s woes

The result of a lie-detector (polygraph) test, leaked to the media, is the new episode in the unending saga of the bar bribery scandal that has brought Kerala Finance Minister… Read more »

Kerala HC dismisses BJP’s plea challenging the election of Shashi Tharoor

Kerala HC dismisses BJP’s plea challenging the election of Shashi Tharoor

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by BJP Thiruvananthapuram district president S Suresh challenging the election of Shashi Tharoor from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency. In… Read more »

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Karbonn Titanium S9 IPS launched at Rs 19,990

Karbonn Titanium S9 IPS launched at Rs 19,990

Handset manufacturer Karbonn on Friday introduced Karbonn Titanium S9 smartphone, its flagship device, priced at Rs 19,900. Karbonn’s flagship device is powered by a Mediatek chipset enabled 1.2 GHz Quad… Read more »

Robotic soldiers working in groups to be reality by 2023: DRDO chief

Robotic soldiers working in groups to be reality by 2023: DRDO chief

Robotic soldiers that work in groups could be a reality in a decade from now, according to Avinash Chander, Scientific… Read more »

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