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If FM has courage, he'll give us inflation-indexed bonds

Updated : Nov 26, 2012

By : R Jagannathan

Category : Economy

If FM has courage, he'll give us inflation-indexed bonds

The FM is consistently on the wrong track on interest rates by privileging borrowers over savers. To prove otherwise, he should offer investors inflation-linked bonds #Inflation #Gold #Interest rates #Banks #How This Works #Net interest margin
iPad or running water? Today's tech is no patch on the past

Updated : Oct 04, 2012

By : Vivek Kaul

Category : Economy

iPad or running water? Today's tech is no patch on the past

Despite, iPad, Facebook and Gmail, the fact is nothing invented in the last 10 years is worth the gains made in the previous two centuries. #How This Works #Growth #Innovation
Do banks serve customers, or customers serve banks?

Updated : Jan 10, 2012

By : R Jagannathan

Category : India

Do banks serve customers, or customers serve banks?

Technology-aided banking has been a big customer boon. But sometimes it is also becoming a customer nightmare - with more costs than benefits #Finance #Banking #HDFC Bank #How This Works #Debit card #Bank Customers
Why a gold-plated Nano will do little for Tata's failing car

Updated : Sep 20, 2011

By : R Jagannathan

Category : Business

Why a gold-plated Nano will do little for Tata's failing car

The Tata Nano has failed to live up to its hype. The Rs 1 lakh car that wasn't is finding it tough to snare buyers. Is a makeover possible?

#Tata Nano #Ratan Tata #How This Works #Durgapur #dream car
Should India help the euro? We're most exposed there

Updated : Sep 20, 2011

By : Manika Premsingh

Category : Business

Should India help the euro? We're most exposed there

The Indian economy is more exposed to the euro and the eurozone than the US dollar. We should be concerned about what happens there. #India #BRIC #Eurozone #How This Works
Thank God, we're India: It's our turn to tell them what to do

Updated : Sep 15, 2011

By : Arjun Parthasarathy

Category : Economy

Thank God, we're India: It's our turn to tell them what to do

Once upon a time, the rich world told us how to run our economies. Now that they are in trouble, it's time for us to tell them what to do. #India #BRICs #Eurozone #How This Works #Global economy
Advani's sting, and the joys of India's guerrilla democracy

Updated : Sep 09, 2011

By : R Jagannathan

Category : Politics

Advani's sting, and the joys of India's guerrilla democracy

India is a guerrilla democracy where the law is to be followed only in the breach and where it suits us. Advani is not in breach of this societal approach. #CAG #Cash-for-votes #DLF #How This Works #CCI #LK Advani #Ambani
Governance in a fish-bowl: How UPA lost the media plot

Updated : Aug 31, 2011

By : R Jagannathan

Category : Politics

Governance in a fish-bowl: How UPA lost the media plot

Navigating the TV media has become a professional hazard for government and its spokespersons — as the Anna coverage shows. Governance in the glare of 24x7 coverage is fraught with risk. #Lokpal #Salman Khurshid #How This Works #Om Puri #Karan Thapar #Salman Khrushid
Don't believe them; prices ain't coming down too soon

Updated : Aug 31, 2011

By : hidden hidden

Category : Economy

Don't believe them; prices ain't coming down too soon

Inflation in India has become structural. We are in a high inflation trap and it will be hard to come out of it. #WPI #How This Works #Cost-push inflation
We are Indians, we love cash: A tale of 2010-11

Updated : Aug 31, 2011

By : Manika Premsingh

Category : Economy

We are Indians, we love cash: A tale of 2010-11

RBI's annual report reveals Indian households are dumping equity, and investing in government-backed savings schemes and hoarding cash. #How This Works #RBI annual report