Subhomoy Bhattacharjee The Indian Express Group

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As iron ore economy crumbles, ports, shippers seek alternatives

Monday 6 January '14

Collateral damage keeps mounting: Steel, sponge iron, automobiles, Railways.
Arvind Kejriwal inherits sound fiscal, liabilities limited

Monday 30 December '13

Most of AAP’s promises hinge on greater expenditure and that is restricted by Delhi's fiscal rules.
AAP can't speak for India's cities

Monday 30 December '13

The six megalopolises account for over 23 per cent of India’s urban population.
Rahul rediscovers Manmohan Singh’s diagnosis

Monday 23 December '13

Five-point task of DMU was to do same things that CCI is supposed to be doing, except for giving final clearance.
States ramp up salary bill via plan expenditure

Sunday 22 December '13

More states giving higher pay to staff employed in govt schemes.
Subaltern Economics 101

Saturday 21 December '13

The benefits of liberalisation go to the economies last off the blocks
Govt plans to offer higher interest for EPFO subsrcibers

Thursday 19 December '13

Hike in pension, cost of higher interest pay outs would have an impact of about Rs 2,800 cr on EPS.
To bypass foreign labour laws, MEA seeks govt staff status for domestic help

Wednesday 18 December '13

The MEA sent the proposal to the Ministry of Finance on Monday night.
Forensic audit of ministries, too?

Monday 16 December '13

The forensic audit of United Bank of India ordered by RBI is a first in the country’s banking history.
Fliers from Kolkata, Chennai airports to pay high user fees

Monday 16 December '13

Capital costs of AAI-promoted ventures higher than Delhi, Mumbai.
RBI seeks intelligence on bank licence applicants

Saturday 7 December '13

Several industrial groups including Aditya Birla Group, Reliance have made a pitch for bank licences.
Among the states voting, food prices rise fastest in Rajasthan

Wednesday 27 November '13

Its consumer price inflation is often above India average; Delhi’s is often below.
For banks, is investing in stocks more risky than lending for NPAs? 

Monday 25 November '13

With the field loaded so clearly for the borrowers is it any wonder debt is a far more attractive option even if technically equity is cheaper?
Tax breaks for corporates likely this Winter Session

Monday 18 November '13

Lower corporate tax rate has been debated for some time within and outside the government.
Cleanup of tax machinery to ensure ease of doing business: Shome

Friday 15 November '13

It was primarily these differences that kept the LTU non-functional all these years.
Rajan may ask govt to help with infra exposure of PSBs

Thursday 31 October '13

RBI Guv fears banks may not be able to lend for upcoming auctions.
Who will carry the growth story?

Monday 28 October '13

India is yet to reach the status of middle income countries—it is still a decade and more away.
Planning Commission scraps Raghuram Rajan index for Central fund distribution

Wednesday 23 October '13

Panel's move in response to protests made by several states at new ordering of backwardness.
Hindalco FIR only due to PMO link: Montek

Tuesday 22 October '13

Ahluwalia said he was worried by the extension of the ambit of the Prevention of Corruption Act.
State finances: Measuring states the right way

Monday 21 October '13

Just how well are the states managing their finances? It turns out there is an easy answer to that one.


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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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Shashi TharoorPawan Khera and Shashi Tharoor's defence of the UPA, as rejoinders to articles by Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, displays how political sycophancy can distort perception. They are written to ensure their status in the party. Madhu Trehan A people in despair, a government in wonderland Comments
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