The Interim Budget for the Fiscal Year 2014, was more of a vote of thanks than a vote on account. P Chidambaram did whatever he could to pat himself and his government in his interim budget. While it is still not fair to comment on whether he exceeded his brief by hiking budgets of several
Just about a decade ago, India was a golden bird. The bird which never rested, the bird which was the world's envy, the bird which would soon transform into the Eagle and dominate the world. A decade later, we are the world's misery. It seems like all the world's problems find their home in India!
The domestic origins of India's economic problems lie in that clash. Over the last few months, India has been going through an experience, namely a clash between democracy and capitalism. Most wealthy democracies have had this experience at a certain stage of development, and one might even argue that the clash has not yet fully
This week had it all. Finally after a long wait of 9 days... Arnab returned to Times Now. Lets Have a look at the weeks events: The nation was shocked and there was no one to ask the questions and get the direct answers. Rajdeep Sardesai finally found good days and was happy to see people finally
Manmohan Singh as Finance Minister in 1991 For a long time, Manmohan Singh was an asset to the Congress. He stood for the values of efficiency, being a technocrat, a financial expert and most obviously, not being a politician. There was some amount of wonder at the problem about how he was going to
In USA, if someone attacks the USA, the country is smoked and flamed. Same in the United Kingdom and most of the other countries... But in India, if you attack us the answer is clear and very strong. We WILL NOT PLAY CRICKET WITH YOU. It is sad that our foreign policy is decided over
One day an investor said this on a show when asked about investment in India: “How can it be considered safe to invest in a country that has trouble keeping the lights on from one end of the country to the other?” Little did anyone know that the comments made in jest would actually become
The newspaper vendor is an eagerly awaited man every morning. But that’s by sheer force of habit I guess—we’ve been conditioned to see our parents, and their parents before that, enjoying the morning cup that cheers with the newspaper—because the newspapers of today do not really give any cause for such joyous expectancy. Bizarre though