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More Drunk Driving Cases In `Dry’ States Like Gujarat!

Bollywood actor Salman Khan’s 2002 hit-and-run case continues to keep the spotlight on road accidents due to drunk driving. IndiaSpend had earlier reported that 77% of road accidents were due…

India’s Right To Education Deadline Comes & Will Go

  Highlights * Over Rs 95,000 crore spent since 2009 on Right To Education Act to ensure compulsory primary education * Over 50% primary schools in Bihar don’t have complete…

When CAD is bad, govt should let the rupee drop to 60

With the rupee at Rs 54.30 to the dollar right now, a drop to Rs 60 should give the system enough of a shock to start responding to the crisis.…

UPA stable even without SP: Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has acknowledged his teetering coalition could be further undermined by the pullout of another ally, while insisting it will not fall before polls due next year.…

More steps will be taken to bring down CAD: Raghuram Rajan

“It depends on exports, sentiment of people towards gold and oil prices. Undoubtedly, we want to bring it down from where it is (in the quarter ended of December 31,…

External debt increases marginally

India’s external debt stock increased 8.9% to $376.3 billion at the end of December 2012 from $345.5 billion at the end of March 2012. According to data released by the Finance…

Tankers and the economy of thirst

Thirst is Marathwada’s greatest crop this season. Forget sugarcane. Thirst, human and industrial, eclipses anything else. Those harvesting it reap tens of millions of rupees each day across the region.…

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