Articles by The Business Blog
Jul 20, 2012
Pranab-da has left more ticking bombs for ManmohanThe former FM has cleaned out the coffers before he left for Rashtrapati Bhavan. Manmohan will have to scrounge for the money.
Jul 17, 2012
How to collect telecom's golden eggs without killing the gooseThe only way out of a bigger telecom mess is to make the auctions based on revenue share rather than one-time spectrum prices.
Jul 13, 2012
Subbarao opens two more fronts in battle with finminThe RBI Governor has raised corporate governance issues over how the government is meddling in public sector banks and the superfast growth in farm credit
Jul 13, 2012
Will govt miss the bus again on diesel price hike?If the diesel price hike does not happen in the next one week, it would become a joke
Jul 07, 2012
MCX, Ajay Shah and the response to sharp criticismMCX is targeting a free-market economist for his veiled criticism of the exchange. It's not on.
Jul 03, 2012
Kingfisher endgame: Mallya's hold is now almost zeroVijay Mallya can no longer be considered the owner as Kingfisher, which is now almost completely pledged to lenders
Jun 30, 2012
PM-Pranab-Sonia hiatus was key cause of policy paralysisIt is now abundantly clear that Manmohan Singh wanted to rule the finance ministry but always stood thwarted by Sonia. This is the cause of UPA's policy paralysis.
Jun 29, 2012
CAD's bad, real bad: and external debt is looking worseThe rear-view numbers for current account deficits are scary. But the year ahead looks better due to falling oil prices
Jun 28, 2012
No cheques: Govt, RBI want to checkmate paper moneyThe finance ministry and the RBI are taking us away from paper cash to electronic money.
Jun 25, 2012
How not to rescue the rupee: The UPA misses a chanceThe joint Govt-RBI announcement to rescue the rupee and reverse negativity has been botched with the RBI alone coming out with steps.