Economy

Attacks on migrant laborers expose Gujarat Model

It is legitimate for Congress president Rahul Gandhi to slam the Bharatiya Janata Party for its incompetence and worse. Equally...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 13 Oct 2018, 08:01

Crocodile tears over farm distress

Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje’s sop on agricultural electricity connection should be seen as an episode in the Bharatiya Janata...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 07 Oct 2018, 08:50

How de-mon damaged economy

While government functionaries persist in boasting about the (non-existent) good effects of the demonetization, the Reserve Bank of India’s annual...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 14 Sep 2018, 01:43

Gautam Adani’s artistry

In the first week of March this year, senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Subramanian Swamy had called industrialist Gautam Adani...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 01 Sep 2018, 02:38

MSP hike is both bad politics and economics

The Narendra Modi government is trying to sell the higher minimum support prices (MSPs) it announced recently as a measure...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 22 Jul 2018, 11:41

Little sweet in sugar package

The Rs 7,000-crore sugar package cleared by the Narendra Modi government on 6 June is another instance of taxpayer-funded state...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 18 Jun 2018, 12:03

Bank privatisation is only solution

The Finance Ministry has decided not to urge the Reserve Bank of India to relax its prompt corrective action (PCA)...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 17 Jun 2018, 11:59

Disinvestment, then and now

We don’t slaughter cows, Arun Shourie once said, we starve them to death. The disinvestment minister in the Atal Behari...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 17 Jun 2018, 11:57

Sterlite: When Caesarism undermines administration

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is often accused of focusing on optics rather than on substance, but it is wrong to...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 17 Jun 2018, 11:55

Price controls: Remedy worse than malady

What former US president John F. Kennedy said about victory and defeat can be paraphrased in the Indian context as:...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 17 May 2018, 11:40
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