Articles by Vivek Kaul
Apr 16, 2018
Air India privatisation: 18,000 employees cannot hold nation to ransom; sale to set tone for other PSU divestment plansIf the 18,049 Air India employees are allowed to hold the country to ransom, then so will the employees of other loss-making government-owned firms.
Apr 02, 2018
Private banks' share in overall loan pie rising; will banking crisis render most PSBs dodos?The banking sector in India is getting 'privatised' on its own, even though the government continues to own 21 public sector banks.
Mar 23, 2018
If government wants to earn more tax, taxmen need to stop harassing taxpayersTax laws need to be simplified, so as to disincentivise taxmen from litigating and continuing to litigate at the drop of a hat.
Feb 20, 2018
Punjab National Bank fraud: Why PNB with a scam of Rs 11,400-cr has been defrauded more than even SBIThe ratio of the average assets of public sector banks to the average assets of private sector banks, between 2014-2015 and 2016-2017, is 2.95
Feb 06, 2018
Sensex, Nifty crash on sixth consecutive day; here are old new investment lessons from ongoing carnage at marketsBetween 29 January and 6 February, 2018, BSE Sensex fell by around 5.8 percent and wiped out one-third of gains in first nine months of FY18
Feb 01, 2018
Union Budget 2018: I-T sops to senior citizens bring cheer as Arun Jaitley announces health insurance benefitsIt was always believed that Finance Minister Arun Jaitley would announce a Budget friendly towards senior citizens. And he has come out with help on that front.
Jan 30, 2018
Economic Survey 2018: It is confirmed; this bull market has seen lower number of bakrasThe good thing is that during this bull run, the proportion of bakras given the increased size of the Indian economy, has been lower than was the case in 2007-2008.
Dec 21, 2017
Tax to GDP ratio: Personal income tax comes to Narendra Modi govt's rescue as corporate tax fallsCorporate income tax has fallen from a peak of 3.88 percent of GDP in 2007-2008 to 3.19 percent in 2016-2017
Nov 03, 2017
Demonetisation's negative impact on economy is not done yet, it will continue; be warnedEven an increase is govt spending is unlikely to boost GDP. There seems to be no end in sight yet for the demonetisation-induced pain
Sep 23, 2017
GDP decline: Fiscal stimulus is already on, why doesn’t the govt try lowering taxes?Fiscal stimuli flatter to deceive. It does help in pushing up economic growth initially, but ends up creating more problems