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Opinion | Food price revival

New Delhi, May 15 -- The latest numbers on wholesale prices released by India's commerce ministry on Tuesday show that food price inflation quickened to 7.4% in April, the highest in 33 months, driven... Read More


Opinion | An alleged drug cartel awaits trial in America

New Delhi, May 14 -- After facing American scrutiny over quality issues, India's pharmaceutical industry has again landed in the crosshairs of US regulatory action. Forty-four US states have together ... Read More


Opinion | India's Chabahar gambit

New Delhi, May 14 -- Against the backdrop of US-Iran tensions, Iranian foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to hold talks with his Indian counterpart in New Delhi today. Apart from the U... Read More


Opinion | Mutually assured debilitation

New Delhi, May 14 -- America invoked "national security" to fire its first trade salvo last year, imposing import tariffs on steel and aluminium. As its recent talks with China faltered, it slapped Ch... Read More


Opinion: An undeniable slump

New Delhi, May 14 -- Indian automobile sales slid sharply in April 2019, according to latest data from the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM), over the same month's figure a year ago. V... Read More


Opinion | Don't tag terror

New Delhi, May 13 -- The indiscriminate killing of innocents is an evil that should find no justification . Terrorism is terrorism. Yet, in public discourse, it tends to acquire labels that associate ... Read More


Opinion | Pakistan must grab the chance to reform itself

New Delhi, May 13 -- After much political bravado over not requiring a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has had to swallow his pride and accept $6... Read More


ITC Q4 profit grows 19% to Rs.3,482 crore; appoints Sanjiv Puri as new chairman

New Delhi, May 13 -- FMCG major ITC today reported a 19% growth in net profit for the March quarter. The net profit increased to Rs.3,482 crore as compared to Rs.2932 crore in the same quarter of the ... Read More


Opinion | The middle income trap that India must avert

New Delhi, May 12 -- The warning by Rathin Roy, a member of an economic panel advising Prime Minister Narendra Modi, that India could be headed for a "structural crisis" has sparked a debate on whethe... Read More


ITC's longest-serving chairman Y C Deveshwar passes away

New Delhi, May 11 -- Y C Deveshwar, chairman of ITC group, passed away on Saturday. He was 72. One of India's longest-serving corporate chiefs, Y.C. Deveshwar took over as chairman of ITC group in Ja... Read More