Category Archives: Industry

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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About returning awards…

I have always been against these awards being given by the Government. I know many are bought for money, or other favours. A Sachin Tendulkar getting Bharat Ratna while a Tarun Das who put Indian Industry on the World Map … 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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Global economy may be slipping into 1930s-like depression, warns Rajan

Global economy may be slipping into 1930s-like depression, warns Rajan While, broadly, agreeing, must recall that the ‘democratic India’ of to-day is totally different from the ‘exploited colonial India’ of the Great Depression years. The Malthusian prophesy of ‘disasterof numbers’ … Continue reading

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