Articles by The Business Blog
May 18, 2012
Multiple LPG connections? Oil cos want to cut yours offOil companies are blocking consumers who have more than one gas connection? It sounds equitable, but it doesn't help anyone.
May 16, 2012
Subsidised oil is bleeding us: Rs 21 cr losses every hour!If the UPA government did nothing more than deregulate oil prices, even in stages, it can rescue the economy
May 11, 2012
Going topless is govt policy: Trai chief will be nextThe government has made it a habit of keeping gigantic PSUs and regulators run without a boss for months and even years on end.
May 10, 2012
Will tiny Greece bring the mightly eurozone down?The eurozone crisis, which seemed to be abating a few months ago, is back on the boil. And this time something may give.
May 09, 2012
FM claws back policy space from SC in Voda: 2G next?Pranab Mukherjee made it very clear that making policy was government's right, not courts. Does this mean it will make its own 2G auction policy?
May 05, 2012
How to get telcos to pipe down: revenue share auctionsIndia's telecom sector is screaming blue murder over Trai's spectrum pricing. Maybe they should bid in terms of revenue share.
May 04, 2012
Is Indian economy about to catch the Brazilian disease?Is India going to try and keep up with China or is it heading for Brazil's populist decline?
Apr 27, 2012
Why inflation is good for the poor...and the governmentIs inflation as bad for the poor as it is made out to be? The answer seems to be a qualified no...
Apr 26, 2012
Don't blame it all on gold: CAD crisis is self-createdMAny economists are blaming gold imports for the current account crisis. Gold is the symptom, not the disease
Apr 12, 2012
Sodexos for middle class? They may work better for the poorUrban middle class taxpayers use Sodexo coupons to buy food from malls. These coupons may be better for food security or NREGA payments to the poor.