Articles by The Business Blog
Jun 20, 2012
Bengal's self-goal: Haldia Petro MD ousted in boardroom coupMamata Banerjee's government has managed to hammer another nail in Bengal's industrial coffin by an ill-advised coup in Haldia Petrochem
Jun 18, 2012
Why Subbarao told the finmin to take a walkThe latest policy is the clearest signal yet from the RBI that rates can't fall further without a lot of effort from the finance ministry
Jun 06, 2012
Sharma vs Jairam: Cong flyweights in shadow-boxing boutAnand Sharma, the Commerce Minister, thinks Jairam Ramesh is not reformist enough. UPA's skirmishes are now percolating to less senior ministers.
Jun 02, 2012
Should the rich leave all wealth to their children? NaahA Bangalore meeting attended by India's rich businessmen and Bill Gates may help generate more giving for charitable causes.
May 28, 2012
Petro-fuels: The search for second-best solutions, or worseThe search for ways to defuse the petrol bomb is heading towards suboptimal solutions.
May 25, 2012
Coal India mess bobbing up as NTPC chief cries foulThe contradictions in our coal policy are popping up repeatedly. The quickest way out is by ending Coal India's monopoly
May 24, 2012
Will we see a US-Europe double steroid stimulus now?Even while we wait for the Greek tragedy and EU stimulus to unfold, its time to look at what the US will do to stimulate its flagging economy.
May 22, 2012
When will Pranab stop the loot of oil companies?The aam taxpayer's resources and the aam investor's wealth are being eroded in the name of subsidising the aam aadmi's petro-goods<br /><br />
May 19, 2012
European Union vs Indian Union: Why Bengal isn't GreeceThe rupee may be sinking, but it can never go down like the euro. Here's what's different between the European Union and the Indian Union.
May 18, 2012
Euro to zero: Greek exit can happen over a weekendIt seems the European Union has all-or-nothing treaties: if you want to exit the euro, you have to exit the EU as well.