Good policy marred by poor implementation—this sums up India’s oil and gas exploration history. Will the new uniform licensing policy change the country’s hydrocarbon scene? By RICHA MISHRA
The Bali ministerial of the WTO ignores the original development agenda of the Doha Round, but India proclaims as victory an unfair deal meted out to it. By AMITI SEN
The National Spot Exchange scam exposes the problems of deregulation. The motives of the government in facilitating such a regime need to be probed. By M.R. SUBRAMANI
Crude oil is priced using a market-based formula in which the price of a certain variety of crude oil is set as a differential to a certa...
The improvement in key indicators of living conditions such as housing, drinking water, sanitation and hygiene has not encompassed the entire population, says the latest NSSO survey. By ROSHIN MARY GEORGE
The latest NSSO estimates put the number of slums in India at a much lower level than Census 2011. By R. SURESH
With the geopolitical situation dictating the flow of crude oil, import-dependent India has to diversify its sourcing of crude. By RICHA MISHRA
The number of international migrants in 2013 was over 3 per cent of the world population. By R. SURESH