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From 1 April, the order of the Supreme Court of India applicable to Delhi would require the Transport Department of the state to allow only buses using CNG (compressed natural gas) to ply on the roads of the capital. In response to the petition submitted by the Government of Delhi and other affected parties, the Supreme Court would allow, for a...

The finance minister has presented a remarkably popular budget, the success of which can be seen from the positive response from almost all sections of society. It is also obvious that the public and the market have reacted favourably not only to several measures that will have a desirable impact on growth and development in the short run, but...

When he started work in the Diesel Locomotive Works in Varanasi, no one thought that Dr Rajendra Pachauri would one day get a Padma Bhushan for his pioneering work in environment and energy conservation. And that he would go on to write 21 books. As the euphoria over the latest Budget continues, he spoke to Roving Editor Mr Ramesh Menon on various...

Overall, Yashwant Sinha has presented a good and forward-looking budget. The major question is whether the government would be able to implement all the provisions and measures outlined. Would the Central Government be able to downsize its workforce by 2 percent annually?

The Indian scene, in respect of both politics and economics, was dominated last week by the exposure of payoffs and wrongdoing as brought out by the tapes covertly recorded by tehelka.com. There are several angles to this very unfortunate development, which has already had an impact on the stock market, and political effects, which have not been...