opinion

Steep Rise in NPA Accounts, Banks Must Monitor the End Use of Loans

At a time when Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) of country’s banks have been the subject of much debate and discussion, private banks have witnessed a massive jump in bad loans.  To resolve this issue, banks must monitor the end use of

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India: Unique Position on Global Migration Map

Chinmay Tumbe writes that as India sustains substantial volumes of internal emigration, migration, immigration, along with involuntary migration – India’s position on the migration map agt a global level is unique. An ideal society should be mobile, should be full

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IIM Graduate’s Book Talks About Migration and Changing Social Structure

A book by IIM Bangalore graduate Chinmay Tumbe takes a look at how migration is changing our social structure. This writer who attends the book launch fishes some interesting facts out. The diaspora of India, at 25 million, is much

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Is Democracy Gradually Slipping Towards Authoritarianism?

Aristotle once said “Republics decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotism”. A saying that was said about two thousand years ago is the hot-topic in today’s time, globally, and for valid reasons. Democracy is now transforming into authoritarianism. The

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Child Abduction on A Rise!

Child abduction is a seriously growing problem in India, and the statistics will tell you the same. Recent lynching should not cloud the serious issue of missing children. The National Crime Records Bureau in its last statistical report for 2016

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Declining Birth Rate: Is is True for Every Country?

Japanese MP Kanji Kato is advicing newlywed couples to raise at least three children of their own. What’s the thought process behind this request? Are New Delhi and Moscow facing the similar demographic concerns? Reality revealed: Last year, 941,000 children

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Congress Party needs to keep its Icons in Mind to retain lost glory

Is there a common reason why BJP is able to appropriate Congress leaders, including Sardar Patel? Is congress ignoring its old and wise icons? Maybe Congress needs to changes its approach! Friends and admirers from across the country paid rich

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India Needs a Change in its Environmental Governance

Our ecological resources are depleting at an alarming rate, and our future generations might suffer because of our negligence. The need of the hour for the Government is to forge political consensus in the country and to give a new

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Green Life: Time to Take Matters Into Our Own Hands?

Although the protests held by citizens are falling on receptive ears, a long term solution is needed to survival. They say it is never too late to learn from mistakes. So the Centre has rightly decided to stop felling trees

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Time is Running Out on Poverty

Although not really a ‘good news’, India doesn’t top the list of countries with the largest number if world’s poor. Will this last? Even as India took solace from the fact that it is getting to grips with overcoming the

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