Ajai Shukla: How much is the defence budget?
BROADSWORDThe defence allocation in the Budget that Mr Chidambaram presented on February 29 officially went up 10%, from Rs 96,000 crore last year to Rs 1,05,600 crore. But actual spending on defence had
Most Popular Columns
Debashis Basu: Sebi and black money
Tax experts tell me that black money generation will slowly die down if that money can't be laundered
Shyam Saran: The diminishing idea of India
If we value India, we must not only 'Make in India', but defend the idea of India, too
A K Bhattacharya: Winds of change
The NDA government has ushered in two big changes. The first relates to the manner of appointing key bureaucrats in important central ministries and the second relates to the accountability of top civil servants
M J Antony: Cyber waves in judiciary
Some courts take faltering steps into the digital world, but many lag behind
Rahul Khullar: Look beyond the usual suspects
Rather than high domestic absorption, large budgetary deficits and an overvalued exchange rate, it is domestic policy distortions and inaction ...
Subir Roy: Is it a serious climate pledge?
India's willingness to fall in line with other major world economies and announce pledges to combat climate change has produced a global sigh of ...