The Navhind Times

Section: Articles
By: Aseem Shrivastava
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Prabhat Khabhar, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
A year when the country celebrates the Mahatma’s 150th birth anniversary offers us a timely opportunity to consider his criticisms of modernity and juxtapose them with those of the other towering figure of his generation, Tagore. Also, fittingly, we are just weeks short of Tagore’s 78th death... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Greater Kashmir, Orissa Post, The Navhind Times
The title of this column is actually a very fertile and active area of research in the economics and finance academic professions. The question refers not just to ownership by the government vis-a-vis the private sector, but also between private, domestic and foreign owners. Do banks perform... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Greater Kashmir, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
India’s vast, mostly unregulated and fast-growing shadow banking sector is in the midst of a crisis. This is a fire that threatens to engulf much more than the sector in which it has started and carries the potential to burn down important segments of the Indian economy. The government is... read more
Section: Articles
By: Dr. Indira Hirway
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
Looking at the present conditions in India, anybody would expect the budget to address the most critical problems of our population, namely, poor health, a semi-literate population, the agricultural crisis and the highest ever unemployment. Unfortunately none of these problems are addressed... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Greater Kashmir, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
In the next five years India aims to become a five trillion dollar economy. It’s a nice round number, although the word “trillion” is not quite folksy enough. It actually equals one lakh crore, the preferred coinage of our bureaucrats, ministers and bankers. It’s basically five followed by twelve... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ranjit K Pattnaik
Publisher: Free Press Journal, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
As per the empirical exercise set out in the Economic Survey of Government of India 2018-19, the Indian economy will grow to 5 trillion-dollar economy by 2024-25 with an inflation of 4 per cent and real economic growth of 8 per cent per annum. Besides, the productivity (both labour and capital) of... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Free Press Journal, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
This is not a big bang budget. Nor is it particularly bold though the government says it is walking towards the vision for a decade in which the five- year stop is a five trillion dollar economy with 8 per cent GDP growth. It is not immediately clear how this will be achieved, particularly when... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Central Chronicle, Greater Kashmir, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has focused on the water crisis facing the nation in his first Mann Ki Baat of the post-election season. The Prime Minister said: “…let’s…start a mass movement for water conservation. We together should all resolve to save every drop of water and I believe that water is... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, Prabhat Khabhar, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
India’s telecom revolution has earned the world’s admiration. At one stage,it was the fastest growing, lowest cost sector in the world, providing inclusive development to all. In airlines or electricity usually the government has to make it compulsory, and impose a universal service obligation (USO... read more
Section: Articles
By: Dr Ganesh N Devy
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Greater Kashmir, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
It was the remarkable foresight of the makers of the Indian Constitution that they thought of creating a dedicated Schedule of Languages - the 8thSchedule – which initially included 14 languages as the languages of administration. This was a radical departure from the European idea of nationalism... read more

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