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Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Articles by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Table Reserved

Table Reserved

May 08, 2006 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Promoted to RBI dy governor, then demoted. Is his caste the issue?

Changing The Rules In Mid-Air

Changing The Rules In Mid-Air

Feb 13, 2006 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The manner in which the airport privatisation bids were handled has raised many questions

A Muddied Tarmac

A Muddied Tarmac

Jan 23, 2006 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The government finds flaws in the airport revamp bids. Pulls up Reliance. Updates

Mama's Boys, Is That Them?

Mama's Boys, Is That Them?

Aug 01, 2005 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Avid newspaper readers seeking exclusive tidbits may be disappointed but the book does more than rehash the...

Down The Foggy Ruins Of Time

Down The Foggy Ruins Of Time

May 23, 2005 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Marqusee captures the spirit of an epoch that has gone by but still lives within many of us. In Dylan's own...

Is 74% Too Dangerous?

Is 74% Too Dangerous?

Sep 20, 2004 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Raising the FDI cap will benefit just two MNCs. Is it worth making it such a politically volatile issue?

Left In The Lurch?

Left In The Lurch?

Aug 30, 2004 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The Communists look frustrated on most fronts but they won't 'bite', for now.

The Right Lessons From The Left

The Right Lessons From The Left

Jul 19, 2004 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Though some of his estimates are rather ambitious, Chidambaram seems to have learnt to temper growth with...

A Loss-Making Venture

A Loss-Making Venture

Jun 07, 2004 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Shourie erred on the divestment route. We 'sold the family silver to pay the butler'.

Subversives In Pin Stripes

Subversives In Pin Stripes

Jul 07, 2003 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Argues that the creative potential of capitalism has not been realised because of big bad incumbents — in...

Sting Mantras

Sting Mantras

Jan 14, 2002 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

For the ends-always-justify-the-means school of journalism, it was a coming of age.

There Goes The Sun

There Goes The Sun

Dec 17, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta ON George Harrison

The quietest of the Fab Four he may have been, but George Harrison was quite a Beatle

'Axiom One Of International Affairs'

'Axiom One Of International Affairs'

Dec 05, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

Noam Chomsky is direct as ever on 9/11, US bombings, the fate of Afghanistan and the rise of extremism and...

Promoters Or Controllers: Same Difference?

Promoters Or Controllers: Same Difference?

Nov 15, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The case of the recent change in the shareholding pattern of Associated Cement Companies (ACC) has raised a...

Watchdog Or Lapdog?

Watchdog Or Lapdog?

Oct 24, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The regulator of India's capital markets complains it is inadequately empowered, but there are...

How The Government Protects A Politician From Prosecution

How The Government Protects A Politician From Prosecution

Jul 23, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The curious case of corruption against B. Shankaranand

Indian Economy In A Tailspin

Indian Economy In A Tailspin

Jul 02, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

It is not just about the authenticity or otherwise of the CSO's estimates, but the bigger picture on the...

Why Mauritius Has Everything To Do With The Stockmarket Scandal

Why Mauritius Has Everything To Do With The Stockmarket Scandal

Jun 10, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

A set of glaring loopholes have been deliberately left wide open in this country's laws to enable racketeers...

Go-Slow Reforms

Go-Slow Reforms

May 15, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The fact that the Union government has been weakened after the assembly elections is but only one of the many...

How To Buy Peace, Win Friends And Influence People - Ambani Style

How To Buy Peace, Win Friends And Influence People - Ambani Style

Apr 30, 2001 Paranjoy Guha Thakurta

The business-bureaucracy-politics-media nexus has always existed, but no one group has managed to have so...