Congress protecting ‘dynasty’, hurting itself: BJP

Congress president Sonia Gandhi's lengthy talk about the so-called achievements of the UPA government at Friday's AICC session in Delhi smacks of hypocrisy, BJP general secretary Dharmendra Pradhan said, accusing her of a "neatly planned" ruse to protect the interests of the "dynasty" even at the cost of denigrating the government the party leads. Gandhi … Continue reading Congress protecting ‘dynasty’, hurting itself: BJP

Modi better for business: US scholar Echeverri-Gent

Money may not always buy election victories, but then not having enough is much worse for politicians — a study by a US-based India scholar reveals that the richest of our lawmakers are roughly 75 times more likely to get re-elected compared with the poorest among them. A paper authored by University of Virginia professor … Continue reading Modi better for business: US scholar Echeverri-Gent

‘Combating Ageing: What India and China do is crucial’

Dr Aubrey de Grey Countries such as India and China must make the most of the recent advances in regenerative medicine and cut monumental costs of old age, says gerontologist Dr Aubrey de Grey. Dr Aubrey de Grey says we could just do it: avoid ageing and stay completely healthy until we die, perhaps some … Continue reading ‘Combating Ageing: What India and China do is crucial’