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FINANCIAL MARKETS REDUCE MONETARY POLICY TO A FARCE

New Delhi, Jan. 11 -- In November, Viral Acharya, one of the deputy governors of the Reserve Bank of India, had warned the government of India not to incur the wrath of the financial markets. He has b... Read More


GLOBAL ECONOMIC EVENTS PREDICT PATHOS IN COMING YEAR

New Delhi, Dec. 28 -- It is that time of the year when we peer ahead into the New Year in a vain (pun intended) attempt to see what it holds for us. A meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee conc... Read More


THE ILLIBERAL DOGMA OF 'LIBERAL ECONOMICS'

New Delhi, Dec. 21 -- Arvind Subramanian is touring India promoting his book, Of Counsel. In a recent event in Chennai, he had clarified the word 'Draconian' which he had used to describe the withdraw... Read More


THE ELUSIVE QUEST FOR GROWTH AND TRUTH

New Delhi, Dec. 7 -- Barely had the dust settled on the clashes between the government and the Reserve Bank of India, the next one has erupted. Now, it is about the gross domestic product (GDP) back-s... Read More


PUTTING OUT FOREST AND FINANCIAL FIRES

New Delhi, Nov. 30 -- Writing on the recent forest fires in California that killed more than 60 people, The Economist observed that one of the reasons that wild fires had become more frequent in the l... Read More


GURUMURTHY'S HITS AND MISSES

New Delhi, Nov. 23 -- Social media is busy analysing S. Gurumurthy's speech at the Vivekananda International Foundation on 15 November. He is a government nominee on the board of directors of the Rese... Read More


FROM 'HIRED HANDS' TO 'HIGHER AIMS' IN MANAGEMENT

New Delhi, Nov. 16 -- Trying to familiarize myself with the subject of business education before I took up my current role last month, I had asked a friend to suggest readings. He mentioned Rakesh Khu... Read More


FOUR LESSONS FOR THE RBI BOARD MEETING IN NOVEMBER

New Delhi, Nov. 9 -- In the ongoing drama of the government of India vs. the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the scene shifts to Mumbai and 19 November when the next meeting of the RBI's board of directo... Read More


PUBLIC GRANDSTANDING IS NOT PUBLIC SERVICE

New Delhi, Nov. 2 -- The National Democratic Alliance government could be excused for thinking that there is a conspiracy against it aimed at diminishing its re-election chances next year. First, the ... Read More