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Feb 06, 2012
India, China in no position to preach to a 'declining West'Just 100 oligarchs in India hold assets equivalent to a quarter of the country's GDP. China too faces enormous risks. Although the West faces challenges, its decline is not a linear, irreversible process.
Aug 17, 2011
The myth of yuan's rise: even grass grows fasterFor all the hyperbole about the Chinese currency's breathless rise, it's actually a slow-mover, and will be for a while. In fact, the yuan's rise isn't even a one-way bet.
Aug 10, 2011
Myth-busting: Why govt isn't the answer to everythingYesterday's ideas are very much with us. We believe in government, democracy, and obsolete ideas for the wrong reasons.
Jul 11, 2011
Did a Biblical god just end OPEC's oil monopoly?The temple in Thiruvananthapuram isn't the only place yielding 'underground treasures'. Two more 'rare earth miracles' were unearthed, but don't fall for the hype.
Jun 14, 2011
Some black myths about Indians' black money holdingsBlack money estimates are wildly exaggerated; Big Business too is culpable; China fares worse on black money outflows; and why panties from Hungary were priced at $739 a dozen...
May 17, 2011
Thanks for the compliments, Obama. Pity they aren't trueHowever well-intentioned, exaggerated invocations of the rise of China and India aren't useful. A reality check.
May 09, 2011
Time to let rupee rise as exports add to strengthThe debate on whether a stronger rupee serves India better needs to be revived. Businesses want a weaker rupee to help exports, but the export sector is developing resilience. Ambedkar's view that a stronger rupee will help the poor is now worth considering.