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April 19, 2015

Take it easy

Full capital account convertibility is a desirable goal, but our situation calls for a gradualist approach to dismantling capital controls »

Opinion

April 19, 2015

Business Line: Twenty years ago today

Futures trading in 17 commodities proposed The high-powered Committee on Forward Markets has recommended futures trading for 17 commodities. The commodities are basmati ric... »

Opinion

April 19, 2015

Ahmedabad blues

Yoginder K Alagh

It was a sad but nostalgic month of March »

Opinion

April 19, 2015

Fed rate hike will hurt US economy

Protect the green shoots The Fed needs to work on other methods isak55/shutterstock.com

Guru Ramakrishnan

It will dent the recovery by raising debt servicing costs and strengthening the dollar, impacting jobs and competitiveness »

Opinion

April 19, 2015
BOOK REVIEW

No forest standing

Book: Green Signals:
Ecology, Growth, and
Democracy in India
Author: Jairam Ramesh
Publisher: Oxford
University Press India
Price: ₹850

A Srinivas

The ‘Green Signals’ emanating from this government are disquieting »

Opinion

April 19, 2015

Exporters need more policy support

Chequered approach Doesn't benefit anybody

Ritesh Kumar Singh

India’s Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2015-20 sets an ambitious target of $900 billion in merchandise and services export by 2020. Which means, exports of goods and services must grow at CAGR of... »

Opinion

April 19, 2015

Below the line

Sumit Mazumder Always a step ahead Kamal Naran

Our Bureaus

Think about this Taking a dig at banks for their reluctance to extend crop loans to small farmers, Sandeep Sabharwal, Group CEO, Sohan Lal Commodity Management, pointed out that on... »

Columns

Guru Ramakrishnan

Fed rate hike will hurt US economy

Protect the green shoots The Fed needs to work on other methods isak55/shutterstock.com

Guru Ramakrishnan

It will dent the recovery by raising debt servicing costs and strengthening the dollar, impacting jobs and competitiveness »

A Srinivas

BOOK REVIEW

No forest standing

Book: Green Signals:
Ecology, Growth, and
Democracy in India
Author: Jairam Ramesh
Publisher: Oxford
University Press India
Price: ₹850

A Srinivas

The ‘Green Signals’ emanating from this government are disquieting »

AARATI KRISHNAN

CIRCUIT BREAKER

The tangled web of NSEL

jorgen mcleman/shutterstock.com As the investigation into the scam gets labyrinthine and tedious, affected investors are left in the lurch »

Meera Siva

FROM THE VIEWSROOM

Home truths

Lisa S/shutterstock.com The state can’t leave property buyers at the mercy of developers »

Letters

April 17, 2015

Poor and paltry

This is with reference to the editorial ‘Too pessimistic’ (April 17) which discussed the lowest rating Standard & Poor’s has given to India. As rightly pointed out, the assessment of the ratin... »
April 15, 2015

Neutrality or not

Net neutrality campaigners should receive a shot in the arm after e-commerce major Flipkart walked out of a preferential deal with Airtel Zero. With Flipkart’s rival Snapdeal also expressi... »
April 13, 2015

Job well done

It is a matter of pride that Operation Rahat carried out by the Indian Navy and IAF to evacuate Indians from Yemen has earned global acclaim: 23 countries, including the US and France, sought help... »
April 9, 2015

The hi-tech trap

With reference to the edit, ‘Choke hold’ (April 90, Delhi shares its air pollution woes with many global cities. Los Angeles continues to have its infamous smog and so does Beijing. . Delh... »
April 7, 2015

The human touch

Though instant money orders and mobile transfer are capable of transferring money on a real-time basis, they can never replace the warmth and bonhomie exuded by the humble postman. It was... »
April 16, 2015

Troubled waters

This refers to ‘How to avert these fishing wars’ by Udai Rao (April 16). The fact that the fishermen’s issue is a road block in the improvement of ties between India and Sri Lanka adds to the urge... »
April 14, 2015

Women on top

The editorial ‘Women on top’ (April 14) is thought-provoking. The view that “women corporate leaders are not going to be made by top down quotas; rather they can be created only by fashioning a co... »
April 10, 2015

Not well at all

The release of the Social Progress Index (SPI) has come as a reality check for India. By giving us the 101th position among 133 countries rated on indicators of well-being, it has shattere... »
April 8, 2015

Yemen and India

The article, ‘Opening the gates of hell in Yemen’ (April 8) by Stanly Johny is right in that that external military intervention does not solve civil strife. However, when local leaders ha... »
April 6, 2015

Take care of FBCs

This refers to the news item, ‘Steps to boost use of Jan Dhan A/C’ (April 6). Having opened 12 crore accounts and bagged ₹14,000 crore small deposits, the government is perplexed about how to incr... »

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