Articles by Sourav Majumdar
Sep 03, 2013
Dear UPA, reforms and Food Bill cancel each other outWith all major parameters showing that the economy is in serious trouble, the government is talking of tougher reforms. But the reality on the ground is different.
Aug 30, 2013
Not just 'Relatively flat': Why Q1 GDP at 4.4% is a major slowdownUnless manufacturing picks up over the next few quarters, the India story looks in serious trouble.
Aug 29, 2013
Rupee nears 70: Why Chidu's 10-point plan will be a flopA government eyeing elections will have little resolve to implement true reforms; India most vulnerable among emerging markets.
Aug 23, 2013
Rupee at 65: UPA's plumbing won't bring about recoveryThe government is missing the big picture as it stays busy trying to douse the fire in the forex market and points to global headwinds.
Aug 22, 2013
CAD pain: With rupee at 65, it's raining bad news for UPAThe rupee shows no signs of halting its slide and all eyes are on the US Federal Reserve for signals about when the tapering of its quantitative easing (QE) program will begin.
Aug 13, 2013
FM raises gold import duty but his efforts may be too little, too lateRupee unlikely to respond favorably as serious constraints still loom; global uncertainty, industrial contraction make FM's task Herculean
Aug 12, 2013
Why Chidu and Rajan may not be walking together just yetWith global imperatives looming large and the rupee still very volatile, it's unlikely that the next RBI governor will be in a position to push the growth agenda
Aug 08, 2013
Rajan's job got tougher: S&P sees weak prospects for Indian banksSlow economic growth chief culprit, constraining corporate sector performance, says ratings major
Aug 04, 2013
The power of genius: Remembering Kishore Kumar on his 84th birthdayAs music lovers celebrate the multi-talented performer’s 84th birth anniversary, Kishore Kumar remains one of the most loved singers even today.
Aug 01, 2013
Facebook's mobile triumph: Will Mark Zuckerberg have the last laugh?The onslaught of smartphones was seen as its weakest link. But things have changed a lot since then.