Udayan Mukherjee

The writer is consulting editor with CNBC-TV18.

Articles By Udayan Mukherjee

A promissory note

Opposition’s Common Minimum Programme needs honesty, realistic implementation, not bravado.

By their deeds shall they be known

We don’t speak ill of the dead. But often, to ignore their acts of omission and commission is to do disservice to those who suffered because of their actions

The lurking bear

India is not in a bear market yet. But the risks are high enough for investors to turn vigilant.

Sell the family silver

Time is running out for the public sector. As technologies change and the world advances further into the digital era, many PSUs will become more and more obsolete

The loudmouths at the top

New age leaders are undermining global stability by escalating confrontational economic and military positions.

India’s missing half

The social consequences of a larger assimilation of women into our workspace could be staggering. It has the potential to rid our country of the many shameful aspects of our tattered social fabric. We need women, not just in our boardrooms but on our shop floors, in our factories and on our workstations.

Ease of doing scams

A process of virtual de-nationalisation of PSU banks, at least at the operating level, has to be the first step

A poverty of ideas

Budget 2018 was littered with promises, silent on resources. There was no boldness, little imagination

Wealth and Hindutva: For the BJP, one is for rich and the other is for poor

After four years of falling short, the BJP knows that it cannot go back to the larger, non-urban electorate with economic delivery as its election plank. For this section, ‘achhe din’ still remains a mirage and any mention of it may actually rile sentiments.

The Congress: RIP to WIP

Despite its improved showing in Gujarat, the party is a work in progress. It still has a mountain to climb for 2019.

A monumental bailout

Bank recapitalisation plan is a necessary but not sufficient condition for reviving growth. It must be accompanied by structural changes.

Lulled by TINA

The ‘there is no alternative’ narrative seems to be making the Modi government and Indian financial markets complacent. Caution is advised