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Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Govt Should Look Beyond 1991 Budget To Turn Around India Story

Jan 28, 2020 Rajendra Pratap Gupta

India's GDP is growing around five per cent from a high of eight to nine per cent earlier. Certainly, global slowdown is not the sole reason.

OPINION: Automation With Globalisation Will Only Exacerbate An Already Bad Situation In Job Market

Sep 05, 2019 Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Automation and globalisation will lead to expansion and profits in short and medium-run, but in the long run, they will create wealth in the hands of a few, thereby, widening the income gap and reducing the buying power.

OPINION | Turning Around The Indian Economy: Solutions

We need to create between 1 – 1.2 crore jobs per year. Based on the data, with every 1 % growth, we create 7.5 lac jobs (World Bank), and so, we need to grow between 13.3 – 16 % per year to create this number of economic opportunities.

Opinion | Turning Around Indian Economy: Challenges

Jun 29, 2019 Rajendra Pratap Gupta

India is being marketed as a middle-income country with 135 crore population widely referred to as ‘consumers’, and this makes it looks attractive. However, research based on the data makes me believe that the numbers are widely exaggerated.

90% League: Solving The Systemic And Mindset Problem Of Our Education System

Given that more than 94,229 students of just CBSE board got over 90%, does it imply that all IIT/ Medical/ other such elite seats would be grabbed by these students?

06 May, 2019

99% And Above: Is Our Education System Lost And Broken?

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

We are in a deep crisis and it seems that the planners of our education system have gone terribly wrong, writes Prof. Rajendra Pratap Gupta.

12 April, 2019

How India Votes Will Define Its Future Course

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

In India, majority of the population decides to vote on factors such as personal liking, party, candidate, caste equation and dole-outs; and not on data, logic and reasoning.

22 December, 2018

Is BRF China’s Expansionist Agenda?

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

The political and economic reality needs a quick ground report for what it means to the world; globalization or China’s expansion?

26 September, 2018

Breaking The Norm Within RSS

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Mohan Bhagwat, who is referred as Param Pujya within the Sangh and the BJP, was at his usual best for his views, style, confidence, clarity of thought and crisp responses laced with anecdotes and humour that led to burst of laughter and thunderous applause

25 August, 2018

Building A Common Man’s Party Is Biggest Legacy Of Vajpayee

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

The party has withered many storms but has grown stronger with time. The party has over 110 million registered workers.

18 January, 2018

Spinning Tales: Role of Khadi In Transforming Rural India

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

Khadi has a long road to cover to become a household brand. If we are able to push these reforms in totality, we can become the Wal-mart of India, says KVIC officials.

05 October, 2016

'Kill Bureaucracy To Keep The Country Alive'

Rajendra Pratap Gupta

An exhaustive analysis on what is wrong with our bureaucracy and what needs to be done to fix it

Photo Gallery

India's Pusarla V. Sindhu celebrates after scoring a point against Japan's Akane Yamaguchi during their women's singles badminton semifinal match at the BWF World Tour Finals in Nusa Dua, Bali, Indonesia.

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A healthcare worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test in view of the threat of the new variant (Omicron) of the virus, at a railway station in Patna.

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Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami and others during BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses during a BJP election campaign rally, ahead of state Assembly polls in 2022, in Dehradun.

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Shaheen Bagh, CAA, Farmers’ Protest: Hip-Hop Is The Voice Of Dissent In India

Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.


Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Aamir Shaikh aka Shaikhspeare traces talks about the genre that uses music as a means to dissent.

Aamir Shaikh
Why I Rap: A Hip-Hop Artiste’s Journey From Bihar To Stardom

Uttar Pradesh

Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation

Family from UP village forced to run around to complete post-death official paperwork and even last rites.

Ashutosh Sharma
Death Of Three Dalit Girls And A Story Of Pain And Humiliation


Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh