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Let us know how Kashmiris feel

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BusinessLine The Indian media’s idea of covering Kashmir has often been in sync with ‘serving the national interest’. In the decades-old territorial conflict, journalists struggle to remain unbiased and untouched by nationalistic fervour while reporting on the... More »

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Angel tax needs sanitising – The Hindu BusinessLine

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BusinessLine BL Research Bureau The start-up community heaved a sigh of relief when two weeks ago the Finance Minister announced that the dreaded section 56(2)(viib) of the Income Tax Act would not be applicable to start-ups registered with the Department for ... More »

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People’s power prevails – The Hindu BusinessLine

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BusinessLine A few weeks ago, during a lecture delivered at the India International Centre in Delhi, a noted intellectual dismissed the protests in Hong Kong as a futile exercise. His argument was that in the world we live in, public protests can no longer yie... More »

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A booster shot for healthcare

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BusinessLine For anyone who has gone to a government hospital, the overwhelming need for more doctors and para-medical staff is all too evident. And yet, this over-stretched system caters to a groundswell of patients coming from various parts of the country, a... More »

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On the treadmill of tweaks

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BusinessLine On the ceaseless treadmill of policy tweaks that the Modi 2.0 government finds itself, it takes all the running to stay in the same place. Even three months after it returned to power, the government is yet to authoritatively chart an envisioned c... More »

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Easing out single-use plastic – The Hindu BusinessLine

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BusinessLine Sachet and small packs of biscuits, photo wafers, savouries, shampoos and several such items help drive sales, mostly because lower prices help generate more demand, not just from the low-income groups of households but from higher-income classes ... More »

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Game of thrones

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BusinessLineA prompt surrender by Chidambaram would have changed optics Source link More »

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The scourge of malicious content

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BusinessLine Blame it on social media and its misuse: we are living in a disinformation age, where weapons of mass manipulation are in the hands of the government, anonymous vested interest groups and even rogue private individuals. Today the citizen — linked ... More »

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The cost of Delhi’s free power

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BusinessLine Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s move to offer free power has shaken up the power sector. The announcement shatters hopes of a shift to market-driven policies easing the pressure on power distribution utilities. Last week Kejriwal in a ‘mega... More »

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The painful road to justice

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BusinessLine The Unnao rape survivor’s tale is a horrific narrative that serves to illustrate the utter failure of our criminal justice system to act swiftly against powerful people guilty of perpetrating heinous crimes against women, the weak and the marginal... More »