Timely intervention

The Supreme Court has come out strongly on the issue of foreign bank accounts because it... »

Anticipating reforms

It refers to “ Time for big bang”. With economic indicators giving a positive signals after a lo... »

Familiarity breeds efficiency

This is with reference to “The administrative route to growth” by Pradeep S Mehta (Octob... »

Debt threat

This is with reference to “Skewed approach to bad debt” by Nirmal Gangwal (October 24). »

Kitchens of management

“Adding some masala to management lessons” by Padmini Sharatkumat (October 22) expressed my thou... »

Modi effect worked

In “The equation underlying the Modi wave” (October 21), Poornima Joshi relies essentially on changes in vote share to infer that Modi’s leadership had no effect on regional parties and caste-base... »

Growth woes

This refers to the article “Stop this dithering on banking reforms” by SS Tarapore (October 17). At a time when the Government is looking at fiscal consolidation how could it provide the r... »

Find a solution

This refers to the editorial, “Taking cover” (October 15).The issue of unhedged exposure of corporates and others comes up every now and then without arriving at any tangible solution. »

Scientific advancements

Though the cyclone Hud Hud caused widespread destruction to property, the number of casualties were limited. Both the Central and State governments deserve credit for carrying out such a m... »

Welcome change

This refers to your editorial, ‘Caveat venditor’ (October 9). It is a welcome change for consumers to order and get the goods delivered at their residence, that too at competitive r... »

Be prepared

This refers to the article, “The importance of labour statistics” by Bender, Heining and Krishnan (October 7). The issues raised are very relevant when the entire India growth story is und... »

The saath-saath moment

The Prime Minister’s address at the UNGA and Madison Square Garden, his meetings with Barack Obama and top business leaders were well received. His PR was good too. His cleaning in public... »

Gold’s no good

This refers to your editorial, “Golden opportunity” (September 30). Whatever action we take on the imports front we should have an eye on CAD. There is the risk of US interest rate hikes d... »

What’s the point?

It seems as though the judiciary is passing sweeping orders, without knowing their implications. Take the Madras High Court order saying the the intentions behind an RTI application should... »

Engage, engage

Your leader, “Engaging Uncle Sam” (September 24), is a timely reminder to reshape the ideas that forge more informed engagement with the US as a possible strategic partner. At the same tim... »

Call for alertness

100-day setback

Only good governance

Creative teaching

Surprising lessons

Shut them down


FCI clarifies

Discount deewane

Most people have a habit of buying unnecessary things especially if available at so-called discounts. What usually happens is that old stocks get discounted at current prices or the prices... »

Smoke signals

This refers to “Getting ‘Make in India’ right” by R Srinivasan (October 16). Several signals from the Government suggest what ‘Make in India’ really means. Will it free enterprises from pe... »

Off target, and on

The writers of “The absurd clamour for labour market reforms” (October 14), Jayati Ghosh and CP Chandrashekar, miss the point when they consider the clamour for labour market reforms as on... »

Much to learn

The editorial, “Unmake in India” (October 10), is a meaningful analysis of why we rank 134 out of 189 nations in ease of doing business . Granted that Nokia should have been penalised for... »

Still controversial

The news item, “Taking the RNAi route to disable genes, control pest attacks on crops’ (October 8) is about something that is fundamentally not very different from the now controversial GM... »

Take the first step

The seemingly ‘gently-written article, “A serious hurdle to Swachh Bharat” by Narendar Pani (October 6) offers pertinent suggestions and pointers to make the Clean India drive more effective and l... »

Swachh Bharat

The Swachh Bharat drive launching today is apparently a welcome initiative. But when it is thrust on schoolchildren and government employees to boost a leader’s image and create an illusio... »

Rise and fall

The conviction and resultant loss of office and face of J Jayalalithaa in the disproportionate assets case has changed the political complexion of Tamil Nadu. No doubt Jayalalithaa will ke... »

Parting ways

The BJP-Shiv Sena break-up has come as significant political development for its potential to produce significant changes in the electoral fortunes of political parties in Maharashtra. »

Profits and peace

With reference to the editorial, “Making in India” (September 23), Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s effort to make India the manufacturing hub of the world is desperately needed to save our industri... »

Why this archaic practice?

Disturbing disparity

Handle the heat

The Chinese challenge

The force is with us

A question of impartiality

Don’t burn money

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