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R Jagannathan is the Editor-in-Chief of Firstpost.

May 30, 2016

The case against Raghuram Rajan: Has he damaged RBI’s autonomy?

Rajan should introspect on whether staying on after September will do more damage or less to the institution he heads #Raghuram Rajan #RBI #RBI autonomy #Subramanian Swamy

May 26, 2016

Mantra for #ModiNext3Years: Make old schemes work, mute RSS agenda

Modi’s re-election prospects depend on what he achieves in the following areas over the next 12 months: jobs, rural incomes, growth, inflation, and national security #Achche din #BJP #Indian Voters #InMyOpinion #Modi government #ModiNextThreeYears #Narendra Modi #PM Modi #RSS

May 17, 2016

Lay off, Mr Subramanian Swamy! Raghuram Rajan isn’t the villain here

Swamy is on the wrong track with Rajan. Rajan is probably the best thing that happened to the Indian economy in a long time #Economic Revival #GDP growth #Inflation #Interest rate #Raghuram Rajan #RBI rate cut #Savings #Subramanian Swamy

May 13, 2016

Arun Jaitley’s outburst is justified: The Supreme Court is playing God

Friday's newspapers tell us that the Supreme Court has ordered a special investigation team to probe charges of wife-swapping among navy officers. Pardon me, but isn’t this the job of the police? #2016 IPL #air india #Arun Jaitley #BCCI #Bombay High Court #Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation #CNG #Constitution of India #dance bars #InMyOpinion #Lodha Committee Report #MNREGA #Reserve Bank of India #Supreme Court of India

May 10, 2016

Lots of data, lots of misdirection: Why the NLU death row report is flawed

The NLU death penalty report has got data — but its report is not quite about making the judicial system fairer to all. It is about making justice fairer to the likely criminal. #CriticalPointd #Death Penalty #Death Penalty Research Project #High Court #Justice #National Law University #rarest of the rare #Supreme Court

Apr 29, 2016

Banks have lost it: Sending Vijay Mallya to jail will make them double-losers

Is India losing the plot on Vijay Mallya, the failed airline entrepreneur who has lost some of his crown jewels in the booze business while trying to make Kingfisher fly long after it was time to say quits? #bank loan default #Financial Times #FT #Kingfisher Airlines #PSU banks #Supreme Court #UK #Vijay Mallya

Apr 22, 2016

BJP’s own-goal in Uttarakhand: High principles in field of political muck

What the Uttarakhand High Court adjudicated was to decide for or against one kind of hanky-panky versus another. #BJP #Congress #horse trading #InMyOpinion #KM Joseph #President's rule #Supreme Court #Uttarakhand

Apr 20, 2016

Memo to Modi govt: Don’t mess around with the provident fund any more

What the government is essentially trying to do is to force Indians into a pension scheme - that is taxable - using existing funds in the EPF. This is patently wrong #Bangalore PF riots #FPS #NDA #NPS #Pension #PF withdrawal