Alam Srinivas

The Indian Employment Puzzle

Very few jobs were created in the past six years. But the count of job seekers has been on the decline. How come?

09 October 2011
Indian Pretender League

Who is IPL kidding? Compare it with Formula 1, and it is clear that it has generated more hype than money

09 October 2011
The Politics of Poverty

Logically, if one reduces the consumption expenses to define the poor, poverty levels will come down. But how does that help?

03 October 2011
The Unhurried Man’s Guide to Black Money

Everything you wanted to know about it, but were afraid you’d hear nonsense if you asked

25 September 2011
Debt in Disguise?

The RBI wants equity to be equity, with no guarantee of a payback. But foreign PE firms insist on fixed returns on investments

08 September 2011
The Savings Shift

Strapped for money, most Indians have sought a risk-return midpoint. It’s quite a mindset shift from the pre-2008 days

04 September 2011
To Be India’s Most Valuable Company

Coal India and Reliance Industries, big earners both, are battling it out for market capitalisation supremacy in India

26 August 2011
Who Killed the Reforms Rabbit?

The Indian middle-class, the biggest beneficiary of liberalisation, is the prime accused. Here is why

26 August 2011
The Mysterious World of Global Investors

How they control Indian firms with minority stakes

18 August 2011
Cracking the Case of Counterfeits

Apart from soaring domestic interest rates, the Centre’s searing fiscal deficit, and high inflation coupled with lower growth, there is another threat to the Indian economy.

06 August 2011


Brahma Chellaney

Brahma Chellaney is a geostrategist and the author of two award-winning books on water: Water, Peace, and War and Water: Asia’s New Battleground

MJ Akbar

MJ Akbar is the author of, among several titles, Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan. His latest book is Gandhi: A Life in Three Campaigns

Ram Madhav

Ram Madhav is a member of the National Executive of RSS and a founding member of the governing council of India Foundation. He is the author of, among other titles, Partitioned Freedom and The Hindutva Paradigm

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape is an author and columnist. Views are personal.

TCA Raghavan

TCA Raghavan is a former Indian High Commissioner to Pakistan and Singapore. His first book, Attendant Lords: Abdur Rahim and Bairam Khan: Courtiers and Poets in Mughal India, was awarded the Mohammad Habib Prize by the Indian History Congress. He is also the author of The People Next Door: The Curious History of India’s Relations with Pakistan and History Men: Jadunath Sarkar, G S Sardesai, Raghubir Sinh and Their Quest for India’s Past. His latest book is Circles of Freedom: Love, Friendship and Loyalty in the Indian National Struggle


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