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Economic crisis: Narendra Modi govt should take people into confidence rather than be defensive
Business

Economic crisis: Narendra Modi govt should take people into confidence rather than be defensive

The Narendra Modi government’s big problem is intellectual bankruptcy and relying too much on bureaucracy who have no political stake. Unfortunately, even BJP spokespersons fail to take credit for the government’s achievements

Venezuela unrest: Pope Francis urges end to violence, appeals for 'democratic solution'
World

Venezuela unrest: Pope Francis urges end to violence, appeals for 'democratic solution'

The international community has called for mediation to solve the Venezuela crisis after Vatican-backed talks last year broke down.

Puerto Rico votes in favour of US statehood in political referendum
World

Puerto Rico votes in favour of US statehood in political referendum

The economically struggling US island territory of Puerto Rico voted overwhelmingly on Sunday in favour of becoming the 51st state, although turnout was low and adding another star to the US flag likely faces an uphill battle in Congress.

Brazil: Millions protest for President Rousseff's to resign as economic crisis deepens
World

Brazil: Millions protest for President Rousseff's to resign as economic crisis deepens

Mammoth demonstrations across Brazil are putting even more pressure on embattled President Dilma Rousseff as she heads into a tough week for her attempt to survive impeachment proceedings in Congress.

White House hails Greece deal  as 'credible step' on path to economic recovery
World

White House hails Greece deal as 'credible step' on path to economic recovery

The White House hailed a bailout deal between the eurozone and Greece on Monday as "a credible step" on the long path to economic growth and debt sustainability in the hard-up country.

World economies call for bold action to bolster recovery, warn of global risk
Economy

World economies call for bold action to bolster recovery, warn of global risk

The International Monetary Fund's member countries on Saturday said bold action was needed to bolster the global economic recovery and they urged governments not to squelch growth by tightening budgets too drastically, although Germany poured cold water on the idea of a new global "crisis."<br />

Rajan clarifies on crash warning, says he's worried about dependence on monetary policy
Economy

Rajan clarifies on crash warning, says he's worried about dependence on monetary policy

Rajan said he did not mean that another crisis was imminent but only was worried about the fact that the monetary policy was doing too much.<br />

Why Modi needs to treat 2014 like 1991: Govt will not get an extended honeymoon
Economy

Why Modi needs to treat 2014 like 1991: Govt will not get an extended honeymoon

Governments are elected for five years, but their effective work-life, especially if there are many things to be fixed and unpopular decisions taken, is much shorter. Modi needs to move fast.

Ukraine in political limbo as it puts off vote for new govt
World

Ukraine in political limbo as it puts off vote for new govt

Parliament defers vote on the formation of a national unity government until Thursday. Ukraine seeks aid from western powers despite possibilities of Russian boycott.

Roubini explains why BRICS are in the midst of a midlife crisis
Economy

Roubini explains why BRICS are in the midst of a midlife crisis

The BRICS economies are in the midst of a midlife crisis as a combination of factors including the failure to implement second-generation structural reforms and their move towards a growth-regime based on state capitalism, says American economist Nouriel Roubini.<br /><br />

It's high time to save the nation from Cong's clutches: Modi
Politics

It's high time to save the nation from Cong's clutches: Modi

"It's high time to save the nation from the clutches of the Congress party which is under the spell of bad governance. The party has emptied India's coffer and pushed the nation to the brink of a grave crisis," Modi said

Subbarao's legacy: He repeated history as farce and tragedy
Economy

Subbarao's legacy: He repeated history as farce and tragedy

Subbarao's aggressive use of interest rates to tame double-digit inflation (between March 2010 and September 2012) had only a limited impact on price rise, but succeeded in choking the growth rate of the economy

2013 is not 1991; but it feels much worse and matters more
Politics

2013 is not 1991; but it feels much worse and matters more

The economic crisis of 2013 is worse than 1991 because the pain this time is going to feel greater and the economy is being ineptly managed.

Fixing governance with reforms, economic freedom and competition
Politics

Fixing governance with reforms, economic freedom and competition

Comprehensive legal and police reforms and a financially empowered local government have to be part of the solution<br /><br /> <br /><br /> <br /><br />

Chidu digs a well with FDI reforms as fire consumes rupee
Economy

Chidu digs a well with FDI reforms as fire consumes rupee

Opening up many sector for higher FDI is good, but not when India is in poll mode. On the other hand, Chidambaram has fallen flat on his face with the RBI's decision to raise overnight rates

'Asia should protect itself from spillover impact of crisis in US, Europe'
Economy

'Asia should protect itself from spillover impact of crisis in US, Europe'

The present financial crisis in Europe and other countries is affecting Asian economies not just through trade or slower Asian exports, but through financial channels and can be compared to the Lehman shock of 2008, a senior ADB economist said

Obama invites Indra Nooyi for consultation on economic crisis
Economy

Obama invites Indra Nooyi for consultation on economic crisis

Neera Tandon, president of the Centre for American Progress, an eminent US think-tank based in Washington and Deepak Bhargava from the Centre for Community Change are the other Indian-Americans to have been invited by Obama for consultations

Cong, BJP and Third Front are in a lose-lose-lose game
Economy

Cong, BJP and Third Front are in a lose-lose-lose game

The economic and political timeframes for reforms to work are simply non-existent. The India Story faces a further mauling despite recent reforms

10 things to expect now that drought is a reality
Economy

10 things to expect now that drought is a reality

Now that is is fairly certain that we will have a drought this year in many parts of the country, here's what one can expect