Author Ravi Shanker Kapoor

Politics

Congress should ask Sidhu to shut up

The cricketer-turned-politician is ignorant about the realities of Pakistan

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Business & Economy

Privatization through the backdoor

The proposed sale of 97 oil and gas fields of ONGC and OIL to private companies is asset stripping

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World

Scrapping MFN status doesn’t hurt Pakistan

The government’s reaction to the Pulwama outrage has been routine

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Business & Economy

Not an edifying spectacle.

PM speech on jobs was unconventional in the extreme and didn’t sound convincing.

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Politics

Dangers of populism

Because of the resource crunch, the Defence Ministry is unable to bear travel expenses of soldiers

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Business & Economy

FM sees jobs everywhere

Goyal kept referring to jobs all the time in his Budget speech

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Business & Economy

Interim Budget 2019-20: a premium on poll, discount on reforms.

Since the defining feature was populism, there was not even a mention of the economic reforms that the government wants to carry out

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Politics

Presidential speech, Prime Ministerial agenda

President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to the joint sitting of both Houses of Parliament showcases the government’s welfare measures.

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Business & Economy

Banking on fairy tales

The government continues to ignore the only reform needed in banking—privatization.

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Politics

George Fernandes: Rebel with many a cause

George Mathew Fernandes, who died on Tuesday at the age of 88, was a leader who never fit into convenient slots.

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Politics

Congress’ MIG-2019 will hit economy

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s promise of a minimum universal basic income for the poor is likely to trigger another epidemic of populist announcements.

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Politics

ICICI case gets curiouser

One wonders what is happening. Is there anybody in the quarters that matter even bothered about what this botched-up case does to India’s image as an on-the-move economy?

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