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Farm loan waiver is no solution for Indian agriculture

27. March 2017 - 20:01
In the case of repeated farm loan waivers, it makes sense for borrowers to default strategically

Who sold a dummy to whom?

27. March 2017 - 20:00
On balance, actions after demonetisation are enabling concentration of information and discretionary power in the hands of the government

Dismantling the permit raj in housing

27. March 2017 - 19:56
Stringent land-use regulations have been a major source of housing market distortions in Indian cities

The foundation of Aadhaar

27. March 2017 - 19:40
While the government has shown urgency in expanding the coverage of Aadhaar, it is yet to take concrete steps to allay the fears of those who are going to use it

Consumers value their cars more than their lives

27. March 2017 - 13:07
Common errors we make while choosing life insurance, which we don’t while buying car insurance

Will ‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Feud’ show the way for Bollywood?

27. March 2017 - 9:40
‘Big Little Lies’ and ‘Feud’ are humdinger of TV mini-series for not just finely-etched characters, but also the women star cast who are masters of their own destiny

A new fiscal year: New hope or Old worries?

26. March 2017 - 23:28
2017-18 is crucial and eventful for many reasons, economic and political, and all of them pack disruptive potential—the kind which could roil the best calculations

Managing Kashmir’s youth bulge

26. March 2017 - 22:59
If adequate jobs do not come to the valley, young Kashmiris must travel elsewhere in search of occupation

Confiscation of cash by the state

26. March 2017 - 22:55
The government and RBI have to announce to the public how they will manage a post-demonetisation world

How corruption fuels climate change

26. March 2017 - 22:53
To sustain progress in the fight against climate change and corruption, environmental and anti-corruption movements will have to work together

Building a legal ecosystem for Aadhaar

26. March 2017 - 22:52
There is an untenable tension between the approaches of the executive and the judiciary to Aadhaar

China benefits from nuclear disorder

26. March 2017 - 22:51
China’s acts of commission and omission in enabling Pakistan and North Korea to build nuclear arsenals pose twin threats to the post-Cold War nuclear order

Why care about inequality?

26. March 2017 - 22:51
In the real world, accumulated inequalities of outcomes can, and do, become embedded in inequalities of opportunity and access

Bad loan resolution: It’s now or never

26. March 2017 - 22:48
We can have healthy banks but who will they lend to? Let’s treat the sick banks and sick industries simultaneously

Voters want stability and development

26. March 2017 - 20:17
The elections held between 2014 and 2017 have given indicators that could prove to be warning signals for the opposition

Well done RBI

26. March 2017 - 19:37
The RBI deserves credit for the way it managed such a large outflow of foreign exchange without unsettling the rupee

Transferring insurance of second-hand vehicles

26. March 2017 - 19:22
When you buy or sell a used car, make sure to transfer the insurance as well. Both buyer and seller can land in a soup is this is not done as soon as possible

Rights of rivers, hard to enforce

24. March 2017 - 11:21
The Uttarakhand high court granting Ganga and Yamuna legal rights is not the first such instance, but it certainly is extremely rare and puts the state on a pretty much uncharted course

Zinc is manna from heaven for Vedanta’s Anil Agarwal

24. March 2017 - 10:29
Hindustan Zinc, in which Anil Agarwal picked up a controlling stake 15 years ago from the Indian govt, announced a whopping $2.1 billion dividend on Thursday

The Thun Group’s artful dodge

24. March 2017 - 9:25
The Thun Group has spun a web of convoluted logic to distance the industry from potential human rights liabilities arising out of corporate and project financing