Mining

  • Australian and African mineral discoveries point to India's buried riches

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    While the consequences of the Supreme Court's wrath over rampant illegal mining in Karnataka and Goa are fairly obvious in terms of lost jobs, impaired...

  • Why is CAG silent on coal denationalisation?

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    It is quite surprising that the Comptroller and Auditor General has not advised denationalisation of the coal industry in its report to Parliament. The CAG...

  • Pranabda, Tondulkar and Chasnala tragedy

    Reverse Sweep |  Priyarag Verma
    The business of news can be very demanding, uncompromising and extremely cruel. What defines news depends not only on the gravity of the incident, but...

  • 50 years of liberation: Is Goa losing its sheen?

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    We Indians are very good at celebrating the ritual of anniversaries. Perhaps, we believe that an annual ceremonial occasion entitles us to have selective amnesia...

  • Why Rahul shouldn't have gone to Niyamgiri

    Beasts in my Belfry |  Bahar Dutt
    Kalahandi, once known for its starvation deaths, is today the epicentre of the environment vs development debate. For the last seven years a small tribal...

  • The Reddy Republic

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    When Karnataka's infamous Reddy brothers make their Diwali gift list this year, they might consider sending a large present to Congress president Sonia Gandhi. Had...