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Downsize! It's time to put govt on a weight-loss programme

Mar 11, 2013

Downsize! It's time to put govt on a weight-loss programme

The biggest pending reform is to downsize government. Even nominally Communist China has gotten the message - and scrapped the Railways Ministry. The idea needs to be implanted in the minds of the Big Government behemoths in New Delhi. #Crony capitalism #China #Railways Ministry #Big Government
Red tape makes India a hell of a place for SMEs to do business

Oct 23, 2012

Red tape makes India a hell of a place for SMEs to do business

The latest report on the ease of doing business establishes the subjective perception that Indian entrepreneurship is bound up in red tape that inhibits it from realising its potential. #Entrepreneurship #SMEs #RedTape #BigGovernment
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Aug 02, 2011

Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

In the political brinkmanship that characterises the debt ceiling debate, the will of the American people have been roundly ignored. #Barack Obama #PoliticalPlay #Deficit #Debt Ceiling Crisis #Republican Party #Big Government

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Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Jul 09, 2014

Indian Firms Aim to Raise Capital

The election of a pro-business government in India has encouraged companies to try to sell shares. The federal budget, to be unveiled Thursday, will be the first big indication of how progressive the new administration is...
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Jul 10, 2014

Steven Cohen Writes a Big Check to the U.S. Government

Mr. Cohen's former hedge fund paid a $900 million penalty to prosecutors roughly three months after the firm's guilty plea to insider trading charges was approved by a federal judge... #US Government #SAC Capital Advisors
Bitter US politics yields a debt deal that no one likes

Jun 27, 2014

Philip Morris Seeks Review of EU Tobacco Law

Marlboro cigarette maker Philip Morris International is seeking to challenge Europe's new laws on tobacco products, the latest clash between Big Tobacco and governments seeking tighter regulation... #Europe #Philip Morris International