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Gift-Wrapped Ennui

Gift-Wrapped Ennui

Jul 05, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Why doesn't the PM spend more time in reforming his country-wide bureaucratic setup and the antiquated rules...

Over The Barrel

Over The Barrel

Jun 19, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Petro hike's too late, growth targets may be hit.  Full Coverage

Vikram Akula

Vikram Akula

May 15, 2006 Paromita Shastri INTERVIEWS Vikram Akula

He started SKS Microfinance in 1998 "because the poverty in India is unacceptable". Now he’s on Time’s...

Oh Dear Lentil

Oh Dear Lentil

May 15, 2006 Paromita Shastri

An image makeover for our very own dal. It's imported.

What Is Sharad Pawar Trying To Hide?

What Is Sharad Pawar Trying To Hide?

May 12, 2006 Paromita Shastri

In a very interesting turn of events, Mr Pawar's babus have declared that farm outputs in 2005-06 could be...

Widowed Sector

Widowed Sector

May 01, 2006 Paromita Shastri

The State has abdicated on its role as nurturer, mentor and guide to India's farmers

Do You Have A Light ?

Do You Have A Light ?

Apr 24, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Gold is old. The new gals, and their moms, are dating carbon.

42 Days, 99 Farmer Suicides...

42 Days, 99 Farmer Suicides...

Apr 12, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Medha Patkar was 'arrested' because the police said she was attempting suicide. By that count, 435 farmers...

Riches And Riots

Riches And Riots

Apr 04, 2006 Paromita Shastri

The issue of religious conflict is effectively taking away attention from the huge poverty of ideas and...

Dad Debt Day?

Dad Debt Day?

Apr 03, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Our banks have never been so generous to borrowers. But will they get it all back?

Hulk On A Leash

Hulk On A Leash

Apr 03, 2006 Paromita Shastri

A revamp on tax, credit and interest rate can make India's business solutions work

Tally Ho, Hotspur

Tally Ho, Hotspur

Apr 03, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Where's the Indian juggernaut headed? A look at the present and the possible future.

Net Net, Wishy-Washy

Net Net, Wishy-Washy

Mar 13, 2006 Paromita Shastri

There are no dreams. There are no horrors either. If it is FM Chidambaram's belief that budgets should matter...

The Surplus Of Expectation

The Surplus Of Expectation

Mar 06, 2006 Paromita Shastri

What does PC's thinking cap have in store for Budget 2006? Updates

Unfinished Business

Unfinished Business

Mar 06, 2006 Paromita Shastri

Behind the scenes, it will be critical economic issues that will be thrashed out

FM Plays No Blues

FM Plays No Blues

Feb 28, 2006 Paromita Shastri

In a low-key, taxfree, investment and welfare spending oriented budget intended to raise few hackles,...

Growth Hang-Over

Growth Hang-Over

Feb 27, 2006 Paromita Shastri

It's easy to get carried away by the warm, fuzzy after-effects of growth. As the giant machine starts...

The Fringe Is Loony

The Fringe Is Loony

Feb 27, 2006 Paromita Shastri

The industry lists its points against FBT afresh on budget-eve. It may pay off. Updates

Plug Before Plosion

Plug Before Plosion

Feb 13, 2006 Paromita Shastri

The boom tizzy has made the RBI sit up, study signals

Million-Piece Jigsaw

Million-Piece Jigsaw

Feb 06, 2006 Paromita Shastri

If this million-piece jigsaw is designed to all fall into place in the third volume, Basu has a heck of a job...