opinion

Can the political process not be smoother and shorter? May be it is time the Election Commission of India as the referee to ponder over it.

How you should actually measure your investment returns Apr 16 2019

When you have the right piece of information, you can outperform your peers, the market, and take the right decisions, that eventually result in success.

April 15th: A Day of reckoning for Goan mining dependents Apr 09 2019

What is also required is that the Government of Goa and Central Government take proactive and positive stand in the matter which shall enable the resumption of mining activities in Goa enabling them to provide for their families once again.

The Running Yield Apr 08 2019

We take a look at past periods on RBI rate action and system liquidity, and impact on rate transmission into the real economy.

BJP Manifesto Focuses On Infra, woos Farmers; Silent On Jobs, Black Money Apr 08 2019

The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) unveiled its poll manifesto committing itself to reaching out to the farmers and outlining its commitment to rapid infrastructure creation over the next five years.

Hindutva: India’s new state of mind Mar 31 2019

Ashutosh in his latest book 'Hindu Rashtra' fears that the Hindutva brand of new nationalism supports Golwalkar’s idea of Muslims as the internal enemy and belief that those who support them are anti-nationals.

A paradigm shift in India’s fight against poverty Mar 28 2019

As India gears up for the world’s largest electoral process, the authors discuss the difference between the last two governments and their approach towards public policy.

Jet Airways: Ruled skies in the 1990s, now shown the rule book Mar 26 2019

As Chairman Naresh Goyal stepped down, the story of nearly 25 years of Jet Airways is worth recounting. In the early years, the company had the promise to be India’s global airline but there were several missteps that made it run out of fuel.

What Ails Balanced Funds? Mar 25 2019

The basic positioning of Balanced Funds, now known as Aggressive Hybrid Funds after the new categorization norms, remains same as earlier: 65% or more is invested in equity, taxation is that of equity funds and shuffling of portfolio allocation is tax efficient i.e. mutual funds per se are tax-free entities.