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Who will manage global risk in 2008?

Sunday 10 February '08

The debate on coupling versus de-coupling rages endlessly.
At Davos, intimations of interdependence

Sunday 3 February '08

I was in Davos like many others last week. Over its 38 years the World Economic Forum has grown from a minuscule group to a giant mammoth.
Budget must sidestep the soft options

Sunday 27 January '08

Budget speculations have begun. Those of us familiar with the budget-making process know that the expenditure budget would have been frozen.
Nano lessons for change

Sunday 20 January '08

The flutter created by Nano, Tata’s new low-cost car, will not subside soon.
Why Centre must talk to states

Sunday 6 January '08

Three weeks back, the National Development Council met in Delhi to approve the XIth Five Year Plan...
Revival of Nalanda & Asian renaissance

Sunday 23 December '07

The revival of Nalanda University as a centre of learning, proximate to the site of the old university of which only 20 per cent has been excavated...
The perfect setting: Alcoholics Anonymous, Gujarat, Sunday

Wednesday 19 December '07

Gandhinagar to host 3-day national convention of Alcoholics Anonymous, even policemen invited as speakers.
From behind the scenes, Jaitley, Patel ran poll show

Monday 17 December '07

Both of them are leaders in their own right: Arun Jaitley, one of the top BJP leaders, is a general secretary in the party while Ahmed Patel, occupying the centrestage of Congress politics for almost ...
Two commissions, one story

Sunday 16 December '07

Three days from now the National Development Council will meet to approve the XIth Five Year Plan.
Then says can’t you see, women and youth will return me to power

Friday 14 December '07

Women and youth are going to ensure that he comes back to power and retains the present tally of 127 seats in a House of 182, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi...
Touched by sub-prime America

Sunday 9 December '07

The Indian Economic Summit 2007, organised by the World Economic Forum on the broad theme of ‘Building Centres of Excellence...
Congress keeps ‘Mr Clean’ off n-debate

Tuesday 4 December '07

You people say I don’t know how to speak. Now let me show you how I speak.”
A micro-energy plan for India

Sunday 2 December '07

Last week’s article highlighted the macro trends in energy use, the overarching consequences, and the macro-level responses...
Words of comfort

Tuesday 27 November '07

The views expressed by industry honchos at an investors’ summit make it to BJP campaign videos that eulogise Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Can India & China see the future warming?

Sunday 25 November '07

Will development go up in smoke? The final report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change further highlights the incontrovertible evidence...
The challenge after Diwali

Sunday 11 November '07

It can truly be said that this Diwali has gone off with a bang. Reforms may have been jolted if not ‘gilted...
Restoring India’s missing middle

Sunday 4 November '07

The prime minister had recently observed that there were issues beyond the nuclear deal that deserve priority attention.
‘I am a state level worker, he (Togadia) works at the international level now, his canvas is wider’

Thursday 1 November '07

Even for the hard-boiled political reporter, a meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is a remarkable experience.
‘Do you expect someone who’s just out of jail to shower flowers on me?’

Tuesday 30 October '07

Narendra Modi, who is seeking a third term as chief minister of Gujarat, today refused to react to the sting operation which caught on tape...
A CMP between Congress and BJP

Sunday 28 October '07

Till recently the Prime Minister was being felicitated as the author of economic reforms of India and India’s liberator...


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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Pawan KheraReally, Mr Mehta? Much that I enjoy your sophomoric enthusiasm, your assertions are hurried and inaccurate. The UPA didn't aim to silence people. The UPA heard what the people spoke. Pawan Khera Imagining a silence, missing the point, July 19 Comments
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