The author is the founder and chairperson of CERG Advisory Private Limited, is author of ‘Corporate bankruptcy in India: a comparative perspective’.
In Breaking Through Ahluwalia writes an account of her extraordinary life, career and fight against an implacable disease
The trans-Yamuna riots that began on the night of February 23, seem to have died down. Compared to the Sikh massacres, it seems like a mere blip — leaving behind 47 versus 2,500 dead. Yet, it signals the beginning of using a well-known fascist playbook to incite mob violence.
In a milieu of impressive growth, India has developed some serious fractures that show no signs of cure.
We have not made sufficient investments for a fair, just and humane society
How did Nirav Modi, Mehul Choksi and some rogue bankers take PNB for the mother of all rides?
An effective, humourous account of the history and idiosyncrasies of the Bengali community — from one of their own.
Finance minister must recapitalise better public sector banks. This will strengthen distressed balance sheets
Subhomoy Bhattacharjee weaves a series of fascinating stories about India’s coal history, but it doesn’t quite hold as a cohesive narrative.
The journal must be saved and resurrected. Is the Sameeksha Trust up to it?
For the Tatas, questions of corporate governance will remain.
Twenty-five years after liberalisation, India still has to overcome challenging hurdles if it is to realise its economic potential
Drawing on his stint as chief economic advisor in the finance ministry, Kaushik Basu provides an insider’s account of the workings of North Block
Jaitley’s third budget is well-directed. We must hope the government can meet the tight fiscal deficit conditions in difficult times.
OROP can be a turning point. A nationalist leader cannot alienate those who defend the country
The European Community has drawn its most draconian line yet with Greece. But the third bailout will also fail.
Finance minister is right in wanting to create a modern bankruptcy law and procedures. It is a reform long overdue .
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Although I don’t get the chance to meet him often enough, I consider Sitaram Yechury a friend. He is an honest person, has a good sense...
In every Budget one needs to examine the fine print before really knowing what the proposals actually mean. Consequently, the ‘‘sh...
The religion of believers is to believe. It is not surprising, therefore, that the English speaking intelligentsia which passionately believ...
It is August 1. As I sat to think about this article, the dull sky over New Delhi got marginally grey. Then came a couple of minutes of pitt...
Finance Ministers, civil servants, academics and industrialists have often said that Indian share markets are notoriously fickle. Apparen...