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India’s economy surpassing that of its former imperial rulers will no doubt give bragging rights for the party or alliance that takes power in May. Photo: HT

Eclipsing the empire

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Outgoing CBI director Alok Verma.

Now you see him...

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
The Google ‘right to be forgotten’ was codified in European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), some of the world’s most stringent rules on privacy. Photo: Reuters

Forget it, Google

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Apple’s woes will be particularly hard to stomach for US president Donald Trump as it is the latest evidence that the US-China trade war is backfiring on American firms. Photo: AFP

Apple iPhone sales | Chinese whispers

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
The entry of the two women—Bindu Ammini (42) and Kanaka Durga (44)—into Sabarimala has put the Kerala units of the BJP and Congress on the backfoot. Photo: PTI

Sabarimala | Temple tantrum

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
At the core of Humu’s AI algorithm is the ‘nudge engine’, based on Richard Thaler’s Nobel Prize-winning research.

Happy go lucky

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Science of delusion?

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Fireworks explode over the Lagoon Beach Ancol during new year’s eve celebrations in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Reuters

2019: New year, new hopes

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
In many ways, Delhi is at the vanguard of what’s in store for all of urban India. (Ramesh Pathania/Mint)

Crime and the city

1 min read . 12:18 AM IST
Threats, abuse and calls for violence against those who are not connected to the Pulwama terror attack are deplorable. (Reuters)

Say no to bigotry

1 min read . 20 Feb 2019
A candle light vigil for CRPF rersonnel killed in the Pulwama terror attack, at India Gate in New Delhi. (Anushree Fadnavis/Reuters)

Cease and desist

1 min read . 19 Feb 2019
rother and Congress president Rahul Gandhi was in tow, but only Priyanka seemed to be carrying the enviable lineage for the sea of people in Lucknow. (PTI)
Karnataka CM H.D. Kumaraswamy. Photo: Mint

Shoot at sight

1 min read . 19 Jan 2019
Photo: Reuters

Holiday spirit

1 min read . 25 Dec 2018
Tesla CEO Elon Musk believes ‘nobody changed the world on 40 hours a week’. Photo:

Elon Musk and the four-day work week

1 min read . 18 Dec 2018
Our time on earth will be marked by leftover chicken bones, says a new study. It’s easy to see why: 65 billion chickens are consumed every year.

Chicken people

1 min read . 17 Dec 2018
Pakistan PM Imran Khan has implicitly suggested that Congress MLA Navjot Singh Sidhu would be a better choice as the prime minister of India. Photo: AP

Imran Khan’s blunder

1 min read . 29 Nov 2018
PM Narendra Modi is in Singapore from today to participate in the RCEP summit. Photo: Twitter/@NarendraModi

Narendra Modi’s RCEP dilemma

1 min read . 14 Nov 2018
This week will see the third round of the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue, comprising India, Japan, the US and Australia. Photo: PTI

India and the Quad countries

1 min read . 13 Nov 2018
Saudi Arabia favours a oil production cut of half a million barrels per day in December. Photo: Reuters

Oil bears in charge

1 min read . 12 Nov 2018
US President Donald Trump seese the generalized system of preferences (GSP) as a means for other countries to rip off the US. Photo: AP

India-US GSP issue: Exports trouble

1 min read . 02 Nov 2018
Finance minister Arun Jaitley (left) and RBI governor Urjit Patel. Photo: HT

RBI vs Government: Not the last word

1 min read . 01 Nov 2018
So far, 60 people have died in the Amritsar train accident, making it the worst accident caused by ‘trespassing’ in Indian Railways’ history. Photo: PTI