India’s economy is in crisis and there exist ways to address it.
But it looks as if little will happen until a new government takes office. India does not just have a recession, it has currency woes, high inflation, poor infrastructure, endemic corruption and a hidebound political leadership that appears unwilling to do what needs to be done
Men are 11 centimetres taller than they were 100 years ago
Sony Xperia Z Ultra
One of the largest smartphones in India, it has an amazing display
When I first heard of the Xperia Z Ultra’s specifications, I felt that a 6.4-inch screen would be too big to carry, but everything else was interesting: its water resistant capabilities, a Snapdragon 800 Quad Core processor running at 2.2 GHz, 2 GB RAM, 16 GB storage, support for LTE/4G networks, a full high definition screen at 1080x1920 pixels with a Bravia engine, NFC capability, just 212 gm in weight, and latest Android 4.2 Jelly Bean operating system.
The late Marxist historian DD Kosambi continues to wield tremendous influence on the study of Hinduism. But his disciples have disallowed any rational critique of the man and have zealously ignored the religion’s diversity
Sitaram Yechury incurs the displeasure of party leaders who want action, not talk, as the new chief goes ahead with plans to hold a plenum in November, just months ahead of crucial polls in Kerala where it is battling against heavy odds to wrest power from the Congress and in West Bengal where it is struggling to retain its second position