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Buy now, save later: The modern affliction of urban poverty
Life

Buy now, save later: The modern affliction of urban poverty

The urban millennials are negotiating with the commodified experience of everyday life.

In India, you are Left if you are not Right, but are you really Left? Take this quiz and find out
Politics

In India, you are Left if you are not Right, but are you really Left? Take this quiz and find out

In the India of now, you are Left if you are nor Right, but are you really Left? Take this quiz and check for yourself.

Pope criticises capitalism, calls for a new economic order
World

Pope criticises capitalism, calls for a new economic order

Pope Francis urged the downtrodden to change the world economic order, denouncing a "new colonialism" by agencies that impose austerity programs and calling for the poor to have the "sacred rights" of labor, lodging and land.

Modi's first task if he becomes PM: Define the limits and role of the state
Elections

Modi's first task if he becomes PM: Define the limits and role of the state

If Modi makes it to the top job after 16 May, he would do well to outline the contours of the state's role in the life of India, it's economy, and public life

We are not against capitalism, but crony capitalism: Kejriwal
Politics

We are not against capitalism, but crony capitalism: Kejriwal

Kejriwal during his 49-day tenure as the Delhi Chief Minister ordered CAG audit of power discoms and initiated action against Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Industries and Oil Minister Veerappa Moily alleging complicity in fixing gas prices.

How Silicon Valley is degenerating into a bubble of arrogance
Business

How Silicon Valley is degenerating into a bubble of arrogance

But as Gopman's little screed reveals, that search for meaning has long been abandoned in the pursuit of the next hot start-up -- swanky offices and hipster digs included.

Indian capitalism is the biggest obstacle to reforms
Business

Indian capitalism is the biggest obstacle to reforms

Indian capital spends its energies in extracting its rent from governmental misregulations<br /><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br />

Thatcher to Modi: Steering the economic discourse to the right
Politics

Thatcher to Modi: Steering the economic discourse to the right

Our national discourse on economics, which has always been weighted in favour of the far left, needs a corrective balancing force. Modi's address at the ThinkIndia forum on Monday was the first step in that journey.

We need to revive capitalism to revive 'animal spirits'
Economy

We need to revive capitalism to revive 'animal spirits'

Reviving capitalism is the key to reviving world growth. The old Keynesian mumbo-jumbo of endless government spending in about to collapse

Reader Debate: Is govt's policy on eco development flawed?
India

Reader Debate: Is govt's policy on eco development flawed?

We found one of the conversations around a piece we published today interesting and have republished it as “Reader Debates”

CPI(M) meet: Communists party like the bourgeois!
Politics

CPI(M) meet: Communists party like the bourgeois!

The 20th national conference of the CPI(M), estimated to be a Rs 10 crore mega-show, was nothing short of a celebration.

Full Marx to Mamata; Why we need to cut Marxism to size
World

Full Marx to Mamata; Why we need to cut Marxism to size

Mamata Banerjee is right to reduce the space given to Marxism in school texts. Marx's contributions are not as important as they once seemed.

Reading Arundhati Roy: The high price of toxic rage
Life

Reading Arundhati Roy: The high price of toxic rage

This is the tragedy of Arundhati Roy: the very legitimate issues she raises are swept aside by the knee-jerk loathing she provokes. A great part of the blame rests on her shoulders, but that doesn't let the rest of us off the hook.

India, China in no position to preach to a 'declining West'
World

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.

CEOs defend capitalism at anguished Davos forum
Economy

CEOs defend capitalism at anguished Davos forum

Pressure is on the VIPs at this year's forum to take workers' fears into account as they discuss the world's economic problems.

There's a banana peel to trip up every form of capitalism
World

There's a banana peel to trip up every form of capitalism

Some of us derived vicarious pleasure when the US and European economies went into a skid. But no one is really immune. Today's world is a riot of slipping economic models.

Why 2011 was the year of losers - and bad karma
World

Why 2011 was the year of losers - and bad karma

Everything that could go wrong went wrong in 2011. It was a lost year. 2012 could be the year we turn the world around.

India has to find a transformed capitalist model: Arun Maira
Economy

India has to find a transformed capitalist model: Arun Maira

India can neither be a capitalist economy as we know it nor can it tread socialism or communism, Arun Maira member of India's planning commission, said Sunday in an interview.

Unequal fruits is in the nature of capitalism, says Kris Gopalakrishnan
Business

Unequal fruits is in the nature of capitalism, says Kris Gopalakrishnan

India's growth is bound to be affected by the turbulent global economy and it is only the nature of capitalism to benefit some more than others, S. Gopalakrishnan, executive co-chairman of technology giant Infosys Technologies said on Sunday.

Capitalism in jeopardy: Why India holds the key
Economy

Capitalism in jeopardy: Why India holds the key

Several varieties of capitalism are now competing for attention. India's diverse capitalism - or Hindu capitalism - is also an entry in this race.