March 31, 2015

A fine balance

The differences over the constitution of the Monetary Policy Committee should be ironed out by providing the Centre with a voice and the RBI governor with a veto »


April 1, 2015

BL two-way crossword 305

BL two-way crossword 305 ... »


March 31, 2015

Investment treaties are a knotty affair

Tilting with justice Right the balance Gorosi/

Ritesh Kumar Singh

India’s been at the receiving end of many MNCs. Is that why the government’s doing a rethink on arbitration abroad? »


March 31, 2015
The BL Interview

“I want to do something all over the nation”

Sachin Tendulkar

Raghuvir Srinivasan

Puttamraju Kandriga may well become a model for MPs who wish to adopt a village as part of the Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY). In an interview with Raghuvir Srinivasan over phone and email just... »


March 31, 2015

Relocating India’s capital

Open the gates Move out VV Krishnan

Anjani Kumar

There are advantages to a new location in the centre of the country. Better security and a smaller population, for starters »


March 31, 2015

BusinessLine Twenty Years Ago - Today

april 1, 1995 Pushing India to go global Rather than limiting itself to the task of export promotion, as was the case in the past, the amendments to the Export-Import policy, an... »


March 30, 2015

All you wanted to know about: Municipal Bonds


SEBI has come up with new norms on municipal bonds in India. The new rules would help local bodies raise money from the public for infra development.What is it?Say your city corporati... »



And now, buy breast milk online

The bliss of bonding The goodness of mother's milk can never be replaced Oris Arisara/ There are many takers for this in the West. But it’s a trend fraught with danger, not least for the babies »

Nandini Nair


Fame and shame

Monica Lewinsky Why Dhoni should listen to Monica Lewinsky »



There’s no comparison, statistically speaking

India may soon overtake China in GDP growth rate, but China will continue to account for a greater share of global GDP »

Ramanujam Sridhar


All about game theory

Vinay Kanchan , creative thinker and brand consultant Sport is something that excites, enthrals and rewards or on occasion even devastates the viewer. »


March 31, 2015

Total betrayal

Your editorial, ‘The dream sours’ (March 31) reflects the sentiments of the people. Arvind Kejriwal has betrayed their trust and aspirations and his manipulations have touched a new low. W... »
March 27, 2015

Lax government

This refers to ‘Are we really educating India?’ by R Krishna Kumar (March 27). Education has become a great business in this country. The government is blind to what is happening in privat... »
March 25, 2015

Thanks, Shreya!

The manner in which two successive governments have misused Section 66A of the IT Act to subjugate freedom of speech was bizarre; the Supreme Court’s order therefore is a victory for freedom of ex... »
March 23, 2015

Miracle maker

Lee Kuan Yew is a giant who transformed Singapore from a third world country into one of the world’s wealthiest. With a population of 5.4 million, its per capita income is $81,000; India,... »
March 19, 2015

See it right

This refers to ‘Inflation targeting of the wrong kind’ by A Seshan (March 19) which offers insights into the historic relevance of the RBI’s role in the economic growth of the country. The... »
March 30, 2015

Shocking process

With reference to the editorial, ‘In need of a fix’ (March 30), we are shocked at the gold price being decided so informally. As most of our legal enactments typically follow the British m... »
March 26, 2015

Good idea

This is with reference to your editorial, ‘Reaching out’ (March 26). Considering that the presence of internationally significant banks and businesses are a precondition for IFCs, along wi... »
March 24, 2015

Social decadence

I am deeply concerned by the mass scale cheating in Bihar. Unreasonable parental pressure, a narrow focus on examination results at the cost of quality of education, and a ramshackle schoo... »
March 20, 2015

Seeds of protection

This refers to the editorial ‘Weather proofing’ (March 20). As you have rightly pointed out, there are many gaps in the formula adopted for claims under crop insurance. Insurance... »
March 18, 2015

On leadership

This is with reference to ‘How to solve the problem of PSB leadership?’ by Anil K Khadelwal (March 18). The banking sector has not been able to throw up many leaders. Does only the leader have the... »

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