Category Archives: Economy

Indian Farmers Protest is a Farce…

The interesting thing about this whole thing is 1. Agriculture/Farming has long ceased to be a profitable pursuit, inputs are costly, 2. water availablity is uncertain (they mostly opt for water-intensive crops like sugar-cane and plantains), 3. labour needs are … Continue reading

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Does Raghuram Rajan live in a Cuckoo World?

I read the news “Rajan has bad news for savers: Deposit rates set to fall” What Rajan says makes a lot of sense, in ‘economic theory’. I doubt if even his father, a retired bureaucrat, would give him pass marks. … Continue reading

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If Prime Minister Modi cannot help to realise our dreams, no one else can !

The Indian context, as I see it, is unprecedented.   The opposition parties are becoming, nationally, irrelevant, except as spokes in the wheel.   Their strategy has been to blackmail the ruling parties in Delhi and get away with murder. … Continue reading

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The First Sign a Government is Losing Its Nerve – No, Sekhar Gupta, I do NOT agree !

PM Modi’s Independence Day speech is likely to be a game-changer I have always had respect and admiration for Sekhar Gupta.   He is never flippant or sensational, is a good judge of events and the political environment.   But he seems under-estimating Modi … Continue reading

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Make in India – The Unchained Elephant – Now, A Lion

India – The Unchained Elephant – Now, A Lion The elephant has size, stature, a distinct kind of majesty – it is the only animal that looks divine when caprisoned – and has terrific intelligence.  India is akin to an elephant. … Continue reading

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De-stress Indian public sector banks

Picture of a time-bomb along with the news is apt. Yes, if any organisation will destruct Indian economy, hold up its progress and perpetuate the vulgar disparity in the incomes of the average Indian, it is the ‘publc sector banks’ … Continue reading

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No, Dr Shashi Tharoor – Britain Does NOT Owe Reparations

I disagree with Dr. Shashi Tharoor. While it is true that the British were highly purposeful, motivated and even selfish, their methodology in India sustains to this day, in many walks of life.   Positively too, the British-rule of 200 … Continue reading

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