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Mahesh Trivedi
Mahesh Trivedi

Mahesh Trivedi has honed his journalistic skills at India’s two topmost newspapers, The Times of India and The Indian Express. In journalism for the past 44 years, Trivedi has also been the India correspondent of several reputed newspapers in the Arabian Gulf, having worked for Dubai-based Khaleej Times for 12 years.

COLUMNISTS
Mahesh Trivedi
Mahesh Trivedi

Mahesh Trivedi has honed his journalistic skills at India’s two topmost newspapers, The Times of India and The Indian Express. In journalism for the past 44 years, Trivedi has also been the India correspondent of several reputed newspapers in the Arabian Gulf, having worked for Dubai-based Khaleej Times for 12 years.

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Record number of Indian women to embark on Hajj without male relatives this year

Wednesday, 20 February 2019

A record 2,340 Indian Muslim women aged above 45 years will embark on the Hajj later this year ...

New consumer protection laws worry India’s doctors, e-tailers

Friday, 11 January 2019

As the general elections draw nearer, the Indian government is all set to enforce stringent, ...

As polls near, Indian govt cuts tax on movie tickets but fans are not amused

Monday, 31 December 2018

With the recent poll debacle in five states and now crucial general elections just four months away, ...

This globe-trotting executive has world’s largest collection of shot glasses

Sunday, 30 December 2018

Globe-trotters are dime a dozen but India’s Amit Doshi is a jet-setter in a class, or rather, ...

India may slash import duty on gold as smugglers make hay

Friday, 14 December 2018

The Indian government is seriously contemplating slashing import duty on gold, setting up a gold ...

India’s only kite museum in Ahmedabad passes with flying colors

Monday, 03 December 2018

Ahmedabad, the largest city in Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat, ...

Donald Trump’s immigration crackdown leaves Indian techies in limbo

Friday, 30 November 2018

With Donald Trump swearing up and down that rules for employment-based visas would be tightened by ...

Modi’s party on name-changing spree as India’s general elections draw closer

Thursday, 15 November 2018

With the general elections in India less than six months away, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ...

India’s 30m job-hunters seethe with anger as unemployment scene turns tinderbox

Friday, 09 November 2018

India’s 30-million-odd frustrated job-hunters are fretting and fuming over the federal ...

India’s diamond industry fast losing luster as woes mount

Wednesday, 31 October 2018

The world’s largest diamond industry in India has sunk into depression, thanks to successive ...

Funds, farmers put spoke in wheel of India’s bullet train

Monday, 29 October 2018

Even more than a year after it was flagged off, India’s Rs1.1-trillion ambitious high-speed ...

Strict, partial ban on firecrackers sparks row ahead of Diwali festival in India

Friday, 26 October 2018

The partial but no-nonsense ban slapped on toxic firecrackers by India’s highest court to ...

Beacon of hope for India’s 100-million lonely senior citizens

Monday, 22 October 2018

India’s 100-million-odd senior citizens are ploughing a lonely furrow, thanks to the ...

Indian govt’s bank merger plan triggers fears of job losses

Tuesday, 02 October 2018

The Indian government’s sudden and far-reaching decision to merge three state-owned banks ...

Police punish parents as India’s underage drivers create havoc on roads

Thursday, 20 September 2018

With a record rise in the number of fatal road accidents involving underage drivers, the police and ...

India’s judges, lawyers turn Good Samaritans for flood-hit Kerala

Wednesday, 12 September 2018

The rain-ravaged southern Indian state of Kerala has received aid in cash and kind from everywhere ...

Indian travellers, students take rupee value fall on their chin

Thursday, 06 September 2018

The Indian rupee has been plumbing newer depths against the strengthening US dollar for the past one ...

World’s ‘tallest statue’ a ladder for Indian PM Modi to climb to top post again?

Thursday, 30 August 2018

Some 3,000 laborers and 300 engineers are sweating and slaving to complete the world’s tallest ...

190 million Indians do not have a bank account – enter ‘postmen bankers’

Monday, 27 August 2018

Come September, India’s 350,000-odd well-trained postmen will turn smart bankers, offering ...

Begging no more a crime in India but rehabilitation a Herculean task

Friday, 17 August 2018

The 400,000-odd flat-broke beggars in India must have heaved a sigh of relief with a top court of ...

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