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BJY Has Improved Rahul’s Image To The Congress Supporters But That Is Not Enough

By Harihar Swarup Since his 3,506-km Bharat Jodo Yatra ended on January 30 in Srinagar, it is time to assess its impact. Rahul Gandhi has shown incredible stamina, a will to complete what he embarked on, instead of, running abroad halfway—which he was known for. The Yatra also showed...

Feb 4 · >

China Reopening Changing Market Dynamics Impacting Importers

By K Raveendran With China slowly reopening after it abandoned the zero-Covid policy, global markets are bracing up for an industrial inflation, denoting higher industrial material prices. Already signs of importers of Chinese goods and materials having to dish out more for their requirements are visible, according to analysts....

Feb 4 · >

Union Budget 2023-24: Kerala Again Cold Shouldered

By P. Sreekumaran THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: It has become a nauseatingly unredeemable tale of rejection and rebuff for Kerala. True to pattern, the State has once again been given the cold shoulder in the Union Budget. None of the demands made by the state have been accepted. The only silver lining...

Feb 4 · >

2023-24 Budget Keeps Key Issues Of Indian Workers Unaddressed

By Dr K R Shyam Sundar The Economic Survey (ES) 2022-23 prepared the ground for the focus points in the Union Budget 2023-24 presented on February 1… Labour law reforms were implemented. It is not a question of the Union Government’s failure. It is the duty of the Union...

Feb 4 · >

Modi Baiter Trinamool Spokesperson Saket Gokhale Is In ED Net

By Sushil Kutty Behind the back lots of things happen. The Enforcement Directorate, for example, on February 4, questioned a very close aide of Congress leader Rahul Gandhi in a money laundering case involving a jailed Trinamool Congress spokesperson. And it is the kind of roundabout thing that makes...

Feb 4 · >

Israelis And Palestinians Do What They Do Best, But For Wrong Reasons

By James M Dorsey Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has put Israel’s closest allies and some of his key partners on the spot. So has a generation of Palestinian youth that has nothing to lose and no longer sees fruitless engagement with and acquiescence of the Jewish state as a...

Feb 4 · >

‘Let It Be Morning,’ A Stunningly Powerful Almost All-Palestinian Israeli Film

By Eric A. Gordon You have to hand it to people like Eran Kolirin. He’s the film director who in 2007 gave us The Band’s Visit, about an Egyptian military band that by some fluke managed to find itself in a sad, godforsaken Jewish desert town in Israel, whose...

Feb 4 · >

BJP May Lose Power In Two Out Of Three North Eastern States After Assembly Polls

By Nitya Chakraborty The 2023  assembly election season has started with the polls in Tripura scheduled on February 16 and Meghalaya, Nagaland on February 27. The results of all the three states in the first phase, will be known on March 2. The outcome will be having significant impact...

Feb 3 · >

Modi 2’s Last Full Budget Ignores Indian Economy’s Basic Problem

By Prabhat Patnaik The most outstanding feature of the Indian economy today is the sluggish increase in real consumption expenditure. Between 2019-20 and 2022-23 for instance the per capita real consumption expenditure has grown by less than 5 per cent which is less than the rate of growth of...

Feb 3 · >

Enforcement Directorate Is An Ally Of Modi Govt Against Opposition Parties

By Sushil Kutty Calling it “The Curious Case of ED Under Modi” will give the Bharatiya Janata Party a hole to duck into. There is nothing “curious” about the Modi government using the Enforcement Directorate to target non-BJP state governments and circle the wagons to protect the interests of...

Feb 3 · >