Articles by Dinesh Unnikrishnan
Jun 20, 2018
ICICI Bank's board loves CEO Chanda Kochhar; that love has cost the banking giant dearlyICICI Bank's handling of the Videocon loan row puts out a major lesson for corporations, on how not to handle a looming corporate governance crisis.
Jun 19, 2018
Why union minister Arun Jaitley’s theory about a construction revival winning jobs merits a fact-checkThe services sector, and not construction, has played a better role in supporting the India growth story in recent years.
Jun 18, 2018
NITI Aayog meet: How HD Kumaraswamy just laid a political trap for Narendra Modi with his 50% farm loan waiver challengeNeither the Centre nor the states can afford farm loan waivers. But, PM Modi might just relent, to boost the BJP's prospects in 2019's elections
Jun 15, 2018
Nirav Modi flies on revoked passport, CBI tweaks look out notice on Mallya: How technicalities helped them flee countryAn invisible force is aiding the timely exit of alleged fraudsters, like Nirav Modi and Vijay Mallya. Is it someone in the political circles or someone from the banking industry?
Jun 13, 2018
CPI retail inflation up at 4.87% in May: Here’s why the next RBI rate hike could be announced in the August reviewInflation trajectory, monsoon rains and potential oil shocks will determine RBI's rate stance in August
Jun 12, 2018
Nirav Modi in the UK: Why India may have to prep for yet another long legal battle in fraudsters’ favourite landThose accused flee to the UK because it is one of the most difficult countries to get an extradition request cleared, despite an India-UK extradition treaty.
Jun 11, 2018
Currency with public doubles from demonetisation days: Why did Narendra Modi’s big gamble fail to dethrone the cash king?Currency in Circulation totaled Rs 19.3 lakh crore as on 1 June. Remember, this figure had fallen to Rs 8.9 lakh crore in the aftermath of demonetisation
Jun 08, 2018
Why the Modi govt's move to ditch quarterly jobs surveys to make way for EPFO-based employment data is a mistakeDumping the QES for EPFO data is a bad idea and a case of seeking refuge in unrealistically high #employment numbers.
Jun 07, 2018
RBI policy: Why Urjit Patel’s perfect U-turn on the impact of farm loan waivers is really hard to understandThe RBI must explain it's stance on politically-motivated farm loan waivers that will add more pain to the NPA-ridden banking sector.
Jun 06, 2018
RBI ups repo rate to 6.25% after four-and-a-half years; get ready to pay more on your home, auto loans soonThe RBI's decision to hike the repo rate will soon impact the common man, as banks will start raising their lending rates.