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Opinion | Data localisation must spell data protection

New Delhi, May 8 -- Analysts of India's foreign relations are realists. They are well aware that the country's "global strategic partnership" with the United States has multiple dimensions and that bu... Read More


Rural, urban poor have little to no access to quality healthcare: Apoorv Sharma

New Delhi, May 7 -- Nearly 2.4 million people die every year due to poor quality of healthcare in India. The country's rural and urban poor have little to no access to quality healthcare, and there is... Read More


Opinion | For a paper trail truce

New Delhi, May 7 -- The Supreme Court's order declining a further increase in the number of polling booths for Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) verification against their Voter-Verified Paper Audit Tra... Read More


Opinion | The tariff warrior's H1B visa fee hike

New Delhi, May 7 -- The Trump administration in the US, which has been trumpeting a 'Hire American' policy for more than a year, appears to be moving to tighten H1B visa issuances. Though an official ... Read More


Opinion | The glitter of Keynes' barbarous relic

New Delhi, May 6 -- Gold prices rose after US President Donald Trump's tweets signalled fresh trade aggression vis-a-vis China. When risks rise in asset markets, many investors turn to the yellow meta... Read More


Opinion | Oil's not well

New Delhi, May 6 -- In 2015, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set an ambitious target of reducing India's dependence on imported oil to meet its energy needs to 67% by 2022 from 77% back then. Officials h... Read More


Opinion | Disaster alleviation needs its Ayushman

New Delhi, May 6 -- The eastern coast of India has had to bear the brunt of nature's fury yet again. Cyclone Fani hit Odisha on Friday, and though its menace as a storm was downgraded from "extremely ... Read More


Home loan interest rates: Top 15 banks that offer the lowest

New Delhi, May 5 -- A home loan is probably the biggest loan that most people ever take. Not only in terms of the loan amount, but also tenures, which can easily be of 15 years or more. And the total ... Read More


Cyclone Fani updates: Storm enters West Bengal; heavy rainfall in Kolkata

New Delhi, May 4 -- Cyclone Fani has entered West Bengal, hours after making landfall in Odisha. Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter India in decades, has reportedly killed at least eight in O... Read More


Income tax-saving FDs: Latest SBI, ICICI, RBL, IDFC First Bank interest rates compared

New Delhi, May 4 -- Bank fixed deposits (FD) are a popular way to save money. Tax saving FDs are a special category that offer income tax benefits. Many banks including SBI, ICICI, HDFC, RBL and IDFC ... Read More