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Alam Srinivas

kingfish
Business
The Economics of Bailouts

Given how precarious banks’ own finances are, perhaps it’s time to think seriously about bailout options for companies.

05 December 2011
ratan-tata
Business
The Reign of Ratan Tata

The chairman had his hits and misses. History, however, will judge him by his dynamism as a business leader as much as his record on core Tata values

01 December 2011
tata-mistry
Business
Decoding the Tata Succession

Yes, Cyrus Mistry is a surprise choice as the Tata Group’s next chairman. But a closer look suggests that it is an obvious one

01 December 2011
biz-rupee
Business
The Rupee Turmoil

The rupee is Asia’s worst performer this year, having tumbled by 15 per cent. There are domestic reasons for it too

25 November 2011
manmohanomics
Business
The Death of Manmohanomics

Not so long ago, India’s emergence as a tiger economy was seen as a done deal. Today, double-digit growth looks a forlorn dream. What went wrong?

17 November 2011
biz-oil
Business
India’s Oil Sector Conundrum

If the Centre reduces taxes on petrol, it will have to raise them elsewhere, which will again fuel inflation

14 November 2011
biz-savers
Business
Calling All Savers: Please Come Back

In 2010-11, household savings dipped alarmingly as a percentage of GDP. Higher rates on bank deposits could spur a reversal

03 November 2011
middlewoman
India
The Fall of the Middlewoman

Niira Radia and the story of an experiment in corporate lobbying that failed

02 November 2011
biz-pranab
World
End of the Double-digit Dream

India’s GDP growth target for the 12th Plan period is just 9 per cent annually, a tad lower than the double-digit bluster earlier

31 October 2011
biz-money
Business
With the RBI Looking Away

Even a 1 per cent mismatch in receipts implies that there are opportunities to generate $2.5 billion a year in black money

15 October 2011

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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