Articles by Vivek Kaul
May 06, 2019
Downfall of Jet Airways: Debt-laden airline never had a viable business model, failed to maintain income-expenditure balanceThe overall expenditure of Jet Airways was simply too high, given the total income of the airline. A basic problem with the business model
Apr 18, 2019
Govt should not rescue cash-strapped Jet Airways, it's not in State's interest to run airlinesThe operational creditors of Jet Airways, everyone from its service providers to its workers, can still take the airline to the bankruptcy court.
Apr 11, 2019
BJP manifesto is like a good dream, easy to sell; but does the govt have the money to implement promises?The BJP manifesto promises a whole host of things (like the Congress manifesto) without really bothering to explain, where is the money to implement the promised things going to come from.
Apr 09, 2019
BJP manifesto 2019: Narendra Modi's promise to keep inflation under control and double farmers' income by 2022 is paradoxicalThe growth in income of farmers has seen a declining trend in the Modi era. And this isn’t surprising, given that food inflation has come down dramatically.
Apr 03, 2019
Congress Manifesto 2019: To fulfil job dreams for its citizens, party must brace for a fiscal deficit nightmareFor anyone who has followed the debate around the lack of jobs in India, all the points which are a part of the Congress manifesto make immense sense
Mar 15, 2019
Who is responsible for CST bridge collapse in Mumbai; BMC or Indian Railways? Neither and it doesn't really matterThe BMC and the Indian Railways should try telling this to the relatives and the loved ones of the people who died in the collapse, as well as to the people who were severely injured, on a normal Mumbai evening.
Mar 14, 2019
Centre should sell BSNL after dismantling it rather than extending bailout package to keep telco ringingThe interesting thing is that once upon a time, BSNL used to make a lot of money.
Mar 01, 2019
GDP data says investment scenario is improving, but economic indicators clearly suggest otherwiseAs far as the Indian GDP is concerned, one of the clear trends to have emerged over the last few quarters is the increase in the rate of investment
Feb 25, 2019
GST on real estate reduced: Sales growth depends on whether buyers are comfortable with under-construction homesGST on the affordable homes being constructed has been reduced to 1 percent, against the current effective rate of 8 percent.
Feb 04, 2019
PM-KISAN scheme funding: Does govt plan to rely too much on GST revenues to finance mega farmers’ project?The allocation for the PM-KISAN scheme clearly has to be more than Rs 75,000 crore, unless the idea is to implement the scheme in stages.