Coaching institutes often use pictures of the same students to increase enrollment and show a higher success rate in cracking an exam
The Kotak Mahindra Bank does not show signs of governance failure or ill-effects of high promoter holding. There appears to be no case for forced dilution, unless the RBI wants to prove its supremacy as regulator
Vajpayee was not an economist in his own right like Manmohan Singh, but he was a superior political being who knew what needed doing and was able to achieve a good deal of it through a light, gentle and kindly touch
Vajpayee brought poetics to politics. He was a style, an aesthetic at a time few people achieved an aesthetics in politics
The last time when Jet was in financial trouble, Goyal sold a 24 percent stake in the airline. This time he may be selling a stake in Jet Privilege which accounts for half the value of Jet Airways
Ayushman Bharat scheme will end up putting more emphasis on the viability of provision through the private sector rather than on reaching the most vulnerable with good quality healthcare
The government’s intentions deserve praise and support, but before announcing a health insurance, we need good doctors and infrastructure. The AB-NHPM places the cart before the horse.
Vajpayee remained any journalist’s delight: he could give great copy whether he was Leader of Opposition or even when he became prime minister. Vajpayee loved the media’s craze to unravel him, peel him layer by layer to fathom his mind
New Delhi needs to reconsider its attitude towards its smaller neighbours at a time when Beijing is knitting the economies of South Asia together and reorienting them away from India
The Independence Day speech had shades of an election campaign. Modi largely chose to look back at what has been achieved, rather than focus on what can be achieved
According to media reports, investors will have to get a net-worth certificate from their chartered accountant to prove they are solvent enough to enter the exchange or trade in equities.
Most emerging markets (EMs) are now better buffered against global risks from the unwinding quantitative easing (QE) regimes, rising oil prices and trade wars.
Turkey was in the same league as India and China and among the fastest growing economies in the world, but addiction to cheap money has destroyed its foundation
Imran Khan is generally perceived as the Pakistan military’s new blue-eyed boy. If Khan wants to build a “New Pakistan’, he will have to blunt such accusations. It is easier said than done
For the 2019 general elections, the Congress must have a state-by-state focus, and that will give it momentum at the national level
The most important recommendation is including frauds related to financial statements in domain of unfair practice
What India now faces is the prelude to a politics of genocide as we confront the prospect of four million excluded people. The question is do we disenfranchise them, deport or, detain them?
The Jet management has to take tough calls, and soon, to restore credibility. Investors will respect that rather than the chairman’s feelings of guilt and embarrassment.
Why can’t the government benchmark farmer incomes as a percentage of market prices? Why can’t the Verghese Kurien formula be extended to all crops?
The proposed steps by the tax and company affairs departments will decrease the number of frivolous litigations that take up courts’ time thereby increasing the backlog and further delaying timely disposal of cases
With the AIADMK trampled beyond recognition, there is little room for error for Stalin and the DMK in its course ahead
What lies ahead for Stalin is a series of tests — if he manages to overcome each hurdle along the way it will make him a strong leader. It will also help him claim the political legacy of Karunanidhi
Only a handful of companies raising money from the primary markets give spectacular returns but are enough to keep investor interest alive
IMF has recommend that India substantively reforms areas such as land and labour markets to increase productivity, improve investments and create jobs
Resolving insolvency cases speedily is necessary to clean up the balance sheet of both banks and corporate India and is a key condition to kick-start bank lending and boost private investment demand