Plain Facts

Unlike developed nations, developing countries view UBI as a measure to boost income, alleviate poverty (Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint)

Can UBI reignite the economy?

4 min read . 06:05 PM IST
Despite signs of improvement, the economic momentum is still weak. All eyes are now on the budget for revival (Photo: Reuters)

Is the worst over for Indian economy?

2 min read . 28 Jan 2020
Photo: Mint

Is NSS right on consumption fall?

4 min read . 27 Jan 2020
References to markets rose in post-liberalization era. But in recent years, ‘state’ has made a big comeback (Photo: Bloomberg)

Long and short of budget speeches

2 min read . 26 Jan 2020
A football club’s revenue can be broken down into three categories—commercial, broadcast and matchday (Photo: Bloomberg)

What drives football revenue

3 min read . 23 Jan 2020
India’s officially recorded growth figure of 4.5 percent in the September-ended quarter. Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg

India slides down EM league tables

2 min read . 22 Jan 2020
Unless the govt pulls back spending sharply in the last quarter, we are about to witness a major fiscal slip this year (Photo: Reuters)

How deep is India's fiscal hole?

5 min read . 20 Jan 2020
Scholars attribute the Indian Constitution’s endurance to its design and the care with which it was crafted (Photo: HT)

The Indian Constitution, in numbers

4 min read . 20 Jan 2020
Rafael Nadal of Spain and Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic.

The European stamp on tennis

3 min read . 17 Jan 2020
Farmer suicides may not have risen in recent years and may have more complex causes than falling income, suggests new data (Photo: Bloomberg)

The geography of farmer suicides

3 min read . 16 Jan 2020
Early warning signals for debt sustainability and repayment have begun to show up, causing concern in bond markets (Photo: iStock)

What India’s bond market fears

3 min read . 14 Jan 2020
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The 21st century’s big challenges

4 min read . 13 Jan 2020
Saurashtra player Jaydev Unadkat in action during the Ranji Trophy 2015-16 final match between Mumbai and Saurashtra in Pune. (HT)

Shift in balance of bowling in Ranji

3 min read . 09 Jan 2020
These new connections have driven a rapid increase in LPG coverage. Photo: Mint (Mint)

The PMUY’s cooking gas refill issue

3 min read . 08 Jan 2020
All states have lost economic momentum over the past year, but richer states have seen a sharper slowdown (Photo: Mint)

Rich states hit hard by slowdown

3 min read . 07 Jan 2020
Official India data suggests that even at an all-India level, when it comes to paperwork, the poor and marginalized are most likely to be further marginalized by any process (Photo: PTI)

India’s poor are also document-poor

3 min read . 06 Jan 2020
In 2016, a 34-year-old Williams became the oldest woman to win a singles major. Photo: Reuters

Four sporting questions for 2020

3 min read . 02 Jan 2020