Economy

Farming woes: The cure is not more socialism

That rhetoric and events are no substitute for reforms is increasingly becoming evident in the economic sphere. The farmers’ march...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 22 Mar 2018, 02:59

Mandatory CSR is morally reprehensible, logically repugnant, and economically wasteful

Of all the sins perpetrated by the political class against private enterprise in this century, the most conspicuous and insidious...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 22 Mar 2018, 02:52

Fleecing taxpayers to fatten fraudsters

Behind every great fortune, wrote the French author Honore de Balzac, lies a great crime—or a great scam, which is...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 14 Mar 2018, 11:59

Modi triggers a quit India movement

In Ayn Rand’s classic novel Atlas Shrugged, business leaders start disappearing from America because of stifling government controls. Something similar...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 14 Mar 2018, 11:50

Privatisation only solution to improve public banks

‘Tis a lesson you should heed:/Try, try, try again./If at first you don’t succeed,/Try, try, try again—so goes the inspirational...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 28 Feb 2018, 05:02

The pot calling the kettle black

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has got some cheek. Instead of apologizing to the nation for letting Nirav Modi rob the...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 23 Feb 2018, 12:08

No one is talking about bank privatization

The debt recovery process in the cases of Bhushan Power & Steel Limited, Electrosteel Steels, Essar Steel, and Monnet Steel...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 30 Dec 2017, 12:46

Government intervention in economy must stop

While Prime Minister Narendra Modi is keen to project himself as pro-development and business-friendly, various organs of his government don’t...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 30 Dec 2017, 12:36

ONGC executives are trying to fool everybody

Recently, something strange happened. A news item flashed on Google News: ‘Privatize ONGC, don’t sell off oil fields, say company...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 23 Dec 2017, 11:31

Bank recapitalization is waste of money

Child marriage is a social evil, so it should be eradicated. But what if everybody seeks to preserve it? It’s...

Read More  By :Ravi Shanker Kapoor 02 Nov 2017, 02:08
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