Articles by The Business Blog
Jan 01, 2013
5 reasons why Kingfisher should never fly againThere is absolutely no reason for Kingfisher to ever fly again. Why is the management still pretending it can be rescued?
Dec 28, 2012
Has Sonia signed on for diesel, kerosene price hikes?The petroleum ministry's plans to raise diesel prices by Re 1 every month is fine, but it won't happen without political backing from the top
Dec 27, 2012
2012: The govt has been at war with its own regulatorsA feature of UPA-2, and especially of 2012, has been that the government has been upset with independent constitutional and regulatory bodies
Dec 26, 2012
Why FDI isn't enough to help KFA or civil aviation reviveThe share markets are building too much hope over FDI in aviation. The money is not going to rush in, and nor is the industry going to revive easily.
Dec 25, 2012
Tax-free bonds are flopping: Rich say 'no' to cheap moneyDespite signals that interest rates have nowhere to go but down, there are enough indicators to the contrary
Dec 22, 2012
Rush: Tax-free bonds rates may start falling from Jan 2013There are signs that interest rates on safe avenues like tax-free bonds will start falling from January. So rush and lock into higher yields
Dec 15, 2012
Chidu offers 'bitter medicine' but he should try some himselfThe finance minister has been talking about "bitter medicine" but is unable to convince his party about taking a spoonful.
Dec 14, 2012
Growth: How Indira, Sonia compounded Nehru's mistakeIt has become fashionable to blame Nehru for our state-led development path. But he merely made a mistake; Indira and Sonia have refused to learn from that mistake
Dec 12, 2012
The EPFO has outlived its utility; it must be downsizedThe EPFO's bid to take a bigger chunk of your salary should be rebuffed. Like T-Rex, the EPFO is a dinosaur of another era and needs to be downsized
Dec 06, 2012
SC gives Sahara more leeway, more litigation likelyThe litigation in the Sahara case looks likely to prolong further as the Supreme Court gives the group more time to repay investors