Sushila Ravindranath The Indian Express Group

Sushila Ravindranath-

Isle of opportunity

Saturday 14 September '13

As election nears, political parties again make much of Katchatheevu
‘Power, labour, equipment have made textile industry competitive’

Monday 2 September '13

The Cotton Textiles Export Promotion Council (Texprocil) has recently released “A Benchmarking Study of Production Costs in India vis-à-vis Bangladesh, China, Egypt, Indonesia, Pakistan and Turkey”
The Chennai model

Tuesday 20 August '13

Tamil politicians have never been good at projecting the city’s myriad successes.
The Chennai chessboard

Friday 28 June '13

Rajya Sabha polls touch off a new political dynamic in Tamil Nadu
Missing reel

Wednesday 29 May '13

The south is largely absent from the centenary celebrations of Indian cinema
Clean chits

Monday 13 May '13

In the south, there are are some remarkable, and legitimate, success stories in chit funds
Let out the steam at Koodankulam

Tuesday 16 April '13

As the deadline to commission the nuclear plant nears, there must be a reasonable settlement
Competitive caring about Sri Lanka

Wednesday 13 March '13

Could sympathy for the island’s Tamils and anger at the Centre actually affect electoral outcomes in Tamil Nadu?
Uneasy flows the Cauvery

Saturday 23 February '13

Tamil Nadu, Karnataka must focus on water management and conservation
The fragile society

Friday 1 February '13

‘Vishwaroopam’ has been banned by a state not known for communal disharmony
PMK in search of relevance

Tuesday 4 December '12

Its anti-Dalit rhetoric shows the party is trying to reclaim its lost footing
Frugality is in the Indian DNA

Thursday 10 February '11

I have been inviting R Seshasayee, managing director of Ashok Leyland, for lunch for several weeks now. He agrees to meet me, but asks me to have lunch with him in his office. He is always rushed and ...
A neurology of microfinance

Wednesday 15 December '10

Tara Thiagarajan, chairperson and managing director of Chennai-based Madura Micro Finance is flying off to the US in a few hours.
An uneven innovator

Monday 12 April '10

Indians do not innovate. Consider this. India currently ranks 58th on an international innovation ranking by the Economic...


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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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Shekhar GuptaNever in India's history has the economic discourse been so one-sided. Povertarianism, has become a part of our holy national consensus. Shekhar Gupta National Interest: The deformists, July 20 Comments
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Shashi TharoorI respect Pratap Bhanu Mehta and Shekhar Gupta, but find their diatribes sweepingly denunciatory. They have failed to notice today's India boasts a thriving, entrepreneurial and globalised economy. Shashi Tharoor Note to UPA-bashers, July 23 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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