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Wednesday, August 14, 2002
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Not by debt recast alone
THERE can be no two opinions that States could do with some structural adjustment of their finances so that they are left with with the much-needed resources for investments in the social sector. Interest charges today account for nearly a fifth ... More


The racket of water cooperatives
When crops in large areas of the Yeole taluka were devastated by drought, farmers started looking for the water-thief. The mystery was soon clear. The Government used the cooperative organisations to exploit its members, says Sharad Joshi. More


CEO Remuneration — II: Issue of pay versus performance
ACCORDING to corporate finance, every firm has broadly two objectives: To maintain a high degree of current profitability; and, to ensure high growth rates in future profitability. The relative emphasis on the two objectives depends on the ... More


Gujarat: Tale of two visits
HARDLY a week ago, he was the hero of the Sangh Parivar, and lauded for ticking off "the white man". The Chief Election Commissioner, Mr J. M. Lyngdoh's observation that there was no need for international observers during the elections in Jammu ... More

Heart on sleeve
THE acrimonious public display of anger by the spokespersons of the BJP, Messrs Arun Jaitley and V. K. Malhotra, at the Chief Election Commissioner (CEC), Mr J. M. Lyngdoh, imputing political partisanship is no doubt condemnable, but, to give the ... More


UTI will honour every commitment, says Damodaran
MR M. DAMODARAN took over as Chairman of the Unit Trust of India (UTI) in the most difficult of times that the country's premier mutual fund has faced thus far. Though UTI is still not out of the woods, he has managed to steer the institution, of ... More


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