The loss of ground forced the Congress to resort to constituencies where Muslims are in majority. But that doesn’t seem to have helped.
Some argue that the political discourse was lowered the day Congress gave the slogan ‘Chowkidaar Chor Hai’, and that all that has followed is a natural reaction. But this destructive theory of action-reaction will lead us to our collective doom, both in politics and as a country.
With rising political pressure to create more jobs, which in turn require more spending on infrastructure and industry, foreign direct investment (FDI) becomes all the more critical. The government is justified in protecting its interests, but that should not come at the expense of investors feeling shortchanged.
Between 2010-19 total gold purchased by central banks was 3,560.28 tonnes.
It is not unreasonable for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party to claim credit for reacting aggressively to terrorism.
Fund houses are caught in a trap of their own making
Despite being late off the blocks, Congress has managed to put up formidable candidates in almost every constituency.
Since the masses cannot be given enough jobs, we must provide them bread and circuses
In less than a decade, Jaganmohan Reddy has moved from being the son of a popular Chief Minister to an MP, and now to a popular leader.
Asset allocations are still pessimistic, indicating upside.
Parties to go to include the Beer Jug Party, the Indian National Champagne, the Scotch Party, the Cocktail Party of India, etc.
Central banks echo St Augustine: “Grant me chastity and continence, but not yet”
The financial system is still paying for past excesses.
As Urjit Patel said, ‘the extant national fiscal stance continues to be more akin to a "shock amplifier" rather than a "shock absorber" for our macroeconomy.’
There are risks looming in the form of delayed loan recovery and power sector defaults
Lower subsidies and higher indirect taxes, aided by low oil prices, have been the reason for the improvement in the fiscal deficit
ITC’s decline in margins in its cigarettes business is worrying investors but this may simply be a symptom of a shift in how it manages its main cigarettes and consumer businesses
IMF says India’s growth will accelerate despite a slowing global economy. But it all depends on oil prices
Consolidated numbers present a truer picture of a company’s financial strength and its liabilities. By considering consolidated numbers, SEBI has in a way nudged companies towards more disclosure, which will ultimately lead to better governance as well.
Here are some of the missives, so important for analysing the psychology of the voter in the upcoming elections
That Jet Airways needs funds and Etihad Airways appears to be a lead contender is evident but Etihad's tough demands may leave little on the table for minority shareholders
ICICI Securities December quarter numbers are a reflection of the damage that is inflicted by discount brokers
Of the two choices, ending the trade war looks by far the better option.
Current move may be good politics, but it also shows up shoddy implementation
Tata Steel’s standalone steel sales in volume terms declined by 10 percent over a year ago and by 6.6 percent sequentially.