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Jaitley for finance, Yashwant for MEA: Is this the next Modi cabinet?

May 14, 2014

Jaitley for finance, Yashwant for MEA: Is this the next Modi cabinet?

If Modi wins on 16 May, it is unlikely that his government will be totally unrecognisable from NDA-1. But it will have his stamp too. #Murli Manohar Joshi #Narendra Modi #InMyOpinion #Shiv Sena #Arun Shourie #NDA #Telugu Desam Party #Modi government #Elections 2014 #Lok Sabha elections 2014 #Crystal-Ball Gazing
CPI refuses to budge: Why whiff of stagflation is not going away yet

Jun 12, 2013

CPI refuses to budge: Why whiff of stagflation is not going away yet

Consumer inflation is not falling as fast as wholesale prices even as a weaker rupee pushes up imported inflation. It's not good news #IIP #Crystal Ball #GDP growth #CPI
Bad news for UPA: Economic uptick unlikely before 2014

Jun 05, 2013

Bad news for UPA: Economic uptick unlikely before 2014

The signals from various parts of the economy are still not positive for growth to revive any time soon. It won't come soon enough for the UPA to benefit from it #Business #GDP #Rupee #Corporate India #ConnectTheDots #Economic growth #fiscal deficit #Crystal Ball #Raghuram Rajan #PMI #Food Security Bill #BNP Paribas #Poor monsoons
GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology

May 16, 2013

GDP estimates: Why it's now looking worse than astrology

The National Stats Commission chief thinks growth was much higher last year. The FM will be hoping he is wrong, because higher growth in 2012-13 may mean less this year #GDP #P. Chidambaram #C Rangarajan #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #Crystal Ball #CEO #Pronab Sen #GDP Projections
With mai-baap sarkar, 8-9% GDP growth is a pipedream

Apr 25, 2013

With mai-baap sarkar, 8-9% GDP growth is a pipedream

GDP growth of 8-9 percent is not India's birthright. If we want to grow faster, we have to give up the idea of expanding government into every area of life #Crystal Ball #GDP growth #PMEAC

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It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

Feb 23, 2012

It doesn't add up: Higher tax, higher oil prices - and higher growth?

The PM's Economic Advisory Council has projected 7.5-8 percent GDP growth next year despite calling for higher taxes and lower subsidies. How does this square up? #Inflation #fiscal deficit #Growth #PMEAC #CrystalBall #Taxation #Budget 2012 #BudgetAnalysis
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Dec 20, 2011

When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Is the pessimism in the stock markets being overdone? The index may well fall further by 25 percent, but it is also time to start buying good stocks. #Sensex #BSE Sensex #Crystal Ball #Market trend #bear market #NotJobsButPassion

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When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Aug 26, 2014

Watch Robin Williams snag foul ball, as told in Billy Crystal’s tribute

Two legendary comedians walk into a Shea Stadium broadcast booth. It sounds like the start of a joke, and in many ways it is. It was also the subject of..... #Robin Williams #Shea Stadium #Billy Crystal
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Aug 26, 2014

Emmys 2014: Stars grace red carpet with dresses in icy hues and fiery colors

Hot and cool -- that's how the 2014 Emmys ran Monday night, with icy hues and fiery shades dominating the star-studded scene. The ice looked nice -- Taylor Schilling in a "noncolor" Zuhair Murad beaded halter that revealed the tattoo on her rib cage.... #California #Claire Danes #Julia Roberts #Heidi Klum #Kerry Washington #Ralph Lauren #Zac Posen #Julia Louis-Dreyfus #Katherine Heigl #Kristen Wiig #Sofia Vergara #January Jones #Elie Saab #Sarah Hyland #Hayden Panettiere #Anna Chlumsky #Marc Bouwer #Christina Hendricks #Zuhair Murad #Prabal Gurung #Prada #Givenchy #Robin Wright #Kit Harington #The Arctic
When everyone else is a bear, it's time to buy shares

Aug 16, 2014

Arsenal 2-1 Crystal Palace: Premier League as it happened

A late winner from Aaron Ramsey rescued the three points for Arsenal against obdurate Crystal Palace 7.27pm BST Peep! Peep! Peeeeeeeep! Its all over and Arsenal have won, but only just. Crystal Palaces wretched start to the season continues; having l... #Arsenal Football Club #Barclays Premier League