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Recovering loans, people’s trust

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Shivaji Sarkar | in Oped

In the name of ease of doing business, it appears that banks are being lax in granting loans. Also, recovery and monitoring mechanism are abysmal Frauds galore are rocking banks in India. This is what comes from data released by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The banks lost Rs 61,260...

The Budget revisited

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Vinayshil Gautam | in Oped

India seems to have found a Government which is not worried about the elections and is more concerned about laying a sound foundation. Or has it? It is nearly three weeks since the Budget 2018-19 was presented. Every year,I revisit the Budget a few weeks after it is presentation so here...

Time to bank on local diversity

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Sudhansu R Das | in Oped

Mass production of goods and services, dumping of cheap imported products and ignorance about the quality of local products has eroded much of our rich diversity which adversely affects the banking business Over decades, the majority of cities, small towns and villages have lost their unique diversity which results into loss...

Think now | Skylar Grey : American musician

Monday, 26 Feb 2018 | Pioneer | in Oped

Your personal life, your professional life, and your creative life are all intertwined. I went through a few very difficult years where I felt like a failure. But it was actually really important for me to go through that. Struggle, for me, is the most inspirational thing in the world...

US immigration policy conundrum

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 | Manan Dwivedi | in Oped

The recent protests in America about the immigration issues and the Donald Trump Administration’s decision to keep apart 9,000-odd H1B visas to the applicants from one nation have hit hard the category of the highly skilled Indians and other related immigrants as it can be noted that two thirds of...

Goodbye Zuma! S Africa heading for new dawn?

Saturday, 24 Feb 2018 | Makhan Saikia | in Oped

Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, who ruled South Africa since 2009, has literally pushed the country to doom and despair. It is near certain that he has truly lived up to his middle name ‘Gedleyihlekisa’, which in Zulu means ‘I laugh at you, as I destroy you’. When he took over the...

Saga of mistakes repeated

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Anil Gupta | in Oped

The time-tested method of adherence to Standard Operating Procedures is the best way to prevent terror attacks like the ones at the Sunjuwan military base The first attack on Sunjuwan took place in 2003 during the rule of NDA after the troops returned to barracks on termination of year long stand-off...

The face of terror in Bangladesh

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Joyeeta Bhattacharjee | in Oped

Bangladesh’s war on terror just got tougher with various factions of the JMB, having linkages with the IS, devising different operational tactics Bangladeshi militant organisation, Neo-Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JMB), has once again hogged the limelight following a recent incident of knife attack on an Australian citizen by a Bangladeshi woman who travelled...

Principles of Modinomics

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | MN Tiwari | in Oped

The ideology and philosophy of Modinomics customises tailor-made solutions to Indian problems in Indian ways. It is a fusion of prudence, pragmatism and prosperity in sync with democracy, demographic dividend and development Modinomics is the economics of a welfare state with equity and inclusivity, customised for the relativities of India. To...

Think now | Oscar Wilde ; Irish poet and playwright

Friday, 23 Feb 2018 | Pioneer | in Oped

All art is at once surface and symbol. Those who go beneath the surface do so at their peril. Those who read the symbol do so at their peril. It is the spectator, and not life, that art really mirrors. Diversity of opinion about a work of art shows that...


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