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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
US dollar (AP )

Opinion | Dollar dilemma

1 min read . 06 Apr 2020
Researchers at the Microbiology Research Facility work with coronavirus samples as a trial begins to see whether malaria treatment hydroxychloroquine can prevent or reduce the severity of the coronavirus disease. (REUTERS)

Opinion | Sorry, it’s India first

1 min read . 05 Apr 2020
A Domino's pizza delivery person drives a scooter in a residential street, as the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, (Reuters)

Creative response

1 min read . 02 Apr 2020
Exports to countries with more lenient regulations might help, but not much Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

Wheels clamped

1 min read . 01 Apr 2020
Two travellers in face masks sit in a very quiet railway station (AP)

Opinion | Ominous scenario

1 min read . 31 Mar 2020
A group of daily wage laborers walk to return to their villages (AP)

Opinion | A country in touch

1 min read . 31 Mar 2020
Hundreds of migrant workers gathered to board the bus towards their villages, at the Anand Vihar Bus Terminal during a nationwide lockdown due to coronavirus pandemic, in New Delhi on Saturday  (Photo: ANI)

Opinion | Flight of labour

1 min read . 29 Mar 2020
Medical staff, wearing protective suits and face masks, prepare material for medical consultations at an emergency COVID-19 center. (Reuters)

Opinion | A lesson for us

1 min read . 26 Mar 2020
Daily wage workers and homeless people wait for food outside a government-run night shelter during a 21-day nationwide lockdown to limit the spreading of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Delhi, India, March 25, 2020. (Reuters)

Time to stay put

1 min read . 25 Mar 2020
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