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Hopes Belied

Twenty-four hours before the presentation of the Union Budget for 2022-23, the farmers across the country had observed a ‘betrayal day’

Dr Suresh Mathew Dr Suresh Mathew
07 Feb 2022

Budget Blues: Macro Figures Hide Micro Facts

The first day of the second month of the year has always been special. One, people start planning to reduce their tax burden. Two, They, especially the salaried

Jaswant Kaur Jaswant Kaur
07 Feb 2022


Newspapers and TV channels struggled hard on the day of Budget presentation to accord a befitting heading, keeping the expectations and sponsorships in mind.

Manoj Varghese Manoj Varghese
07 Feb 2022

Pappu is a derogatory term used by the Sangh Parivar for former Congress President and MP from Wayanad, Rahul Gandhi.

A. J. Philip A. J. Philip
07 Feb 2022

One is not sure if the ‘Amrit kaal’ would arrive or not. But what is sure is that millions are facing starvation and death, that is akaal

Dr Prakash Louis Dr Prakash Louis
07 Feb 2022

The budget focusses on digitalisation in many sectors. But it does not deal with the challenges that would emerge in the wake of it.

Jose Vattakuzhy Jose Vattakuzhy
07 Feb 2022

Over the years, the government has systematically destroyed the secular, impartial and objective credentials of the defence establishment

Cedric Prakash Cedric Prakash
07 Feb 2022

By glorifying Nathuram Godse and Narayan Apte, and instituting an award in their names, the Hindu Mahasabha has defied norms of peaceful living

Julian S Das Julian S Das
07 Feb 2022

May this country hold on more and more to its traditional spiritual inclination, shunning the company of fake gurus

Bishop Alex Dias Bishop Alex Dias
07 Feb 2022

Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

John Kulandai John Kulandai
07 Feb 2022

When the world is in the grip of conflicts, a three-day Peace Convention held in Indore helped in creating awareness on an issue of paramount importance

Jacob Peenikaparambil Jacob Peenikaparambil
07 Feb 2022

Just two weeks before the budget, a silver haired lady looked up from her writing as her economist

Robert Clements Robert Clements
07 Feb 2022