Plain Facts

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Are  MSMEs adding to our NPA woes?

3 min read . 04 Dec 2019
30 million people fell below India’s official poverty line and joined the ranks of the poor over the past six years (Photo: Mint)

India's rural poverty has shot up

5 min read . 03 Dec 2019
Union Home Minister and BJP National President Amit Shah speaks at a Jharkhand election rally in Baharagora on Monday. BJP faces a tough fight in Jharkhand. At stake is its national footprint and ambitions to dominate the Rajya Sabha (Photo: ANI)

The BJP's hurdles in Jharkhand

4 min read . 02 Dec 2019
While millennials are indeed more indebted than either pre-millennials or post-millennials, the levels of indebtedness are not alarmingly high (Photo: iStock)

How indebted are millennials?

3 min read . 01 Dec 2019
Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane and Dele Alli celebrate after the match. (Photo: Reuters)

Tottenham gets a super-club spur

3 min read . 29 Nov 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with CM Raghubar Das and other BJP leaders during an election campaign rally for the Jharkhand Assembly polls, in Palamu. For around a decade after the first state polls in 2005, Jharkhand has been marked by political instability (Photo: PTI)

Can the BJP hold on to Jharkhand?

3 min read . 26 Nov 2019
Rising expenditure on the revenue account has crimped the ability of state governments to drive the capex cycle. (Photo: Hindustan Times)

Last nail in the investment coffin

3 min read . 26 Nov 2019
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How India’s millennials spend

3 min read . 24 Nov 2019
Leander Paes at Wimbledon 2012. Photo: Kitwood/Getty Images

Team tennis’s moment of churn

3 min read . 21 Nov 2019
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How livable is your city?

1 min read . 19 Nov 2019
Retired Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi (right) interacts with his successor Sharad Arvind Bobde. Since the inception of SC, the average CJI’s tenure has been 18 months; but in recent years, this figure has fallen. (Photo: ANI)

What the numbers say about CJIs

3 min read . 19 Nov 2019
Higher income, nutritional aid and lower prices would help developing nations eat better, say researchers (Photo: iStock)

Only rich can afford healthy diet

3 min read . 18 Nov 2019
Majority remain optimistic about their finances. Yet, a sizeable section is worried about their financial future (Photo: HT)

Job outlook bleak among millennials

4 min read . 17 Nov 2019
Replica of the proposed Ram Mandir on display at Karsewakpuram, in Ayodhya, Monday. (Photo: PTI)

How Ram Mandir resonates today

3 min read . 13 Nov 2019
Not withdrawal from RCEP, but protectionism in India can end up hurting industry and consumers in the long run (Photo: Mint)

Protectionism should worry India

4 min read . 12 Nov 2019