Orissa Post

Section: Articles
By: Dr Ganesh N Devy
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
The yawning gap between the mischievous claims and verified data is exactly as it was in the case of ‘black’ money before and after demonetisation. That act dug the grave for small and informal business without tracing any black money. Similarly, the NRC verification exercise may eventually destroy... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, Prabhat Khabhar, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
If many car factories find themselves running idle, or with surplus inventory it could be because there was over-investment in the sector. Owing to a rosy outlook and perhaps excessive exuberance a few years ago, many independent car companies decided to invest in new capacities, to take advantage... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
It is now over 20 days and the average citizen of the nation’s most sensitive border State, Jammu & Kashmir, remains cut off from friends, relatives and the rest of the world. Landlines have begun working but the restoration appears to be slow. There is no word on when the restrictions will be... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, Prabhat Khabhar, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
India is possibly the only country in the world which mandates that a profit-making company spend two percent of its after-tax profits on “corporate social responsibility’ (CSR). This requirement came as part of the new company law of 2013, which replaced the fifty-seven-year-old company law of... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times
With Jammu and Kashmir leaders behind bars, the people locked up in their houses, schools, colleges, institutions closed, and some voices from the other States celebrating this kind of action and incarceration, do we really think we are making progress with the integration of Kashmir into the rest... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ranjit K Pattnaik
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
The MPC has many reasons for which it has offered a rate cut. First, observed inflation and inflation outlook measured in terms of Consumer Price Index Combined (which means Rural and Urban combined, abbreviated as CPI-C) continues to remain benign and is projected to be within the target of an... read more
Section: Articles
By: Vappala Balachandran
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Orissa Post, The Navhind Times
US President Donald Trump’s remarks on June 22 during Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan’s visit to the White House have created a storm. Trump replied when Khan requested for his help in resolving the vexed Kashmir issue: “I was with Prime Minister Modi two weeks ago when he asked me whether I... read more
Section: Articles
By: Jagdish Rattanani
Publisher: Central Chronicle, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, The Navhind Times, Deccan Herald
Many years ago, a plainclothes police officer known as an “encounter specialist”, that uniquely Indian term that has sadly become part of everyday usage, sat in his office in the Western suburbs of Mumbai for a long conversation in which he explained upfront how he was not the last word in honesty... read more
Section: Articles
By: Ajit Ranade
Publisher: Free Press Journal, Greater Kashmir, Orissa Post, The Assam Tribune, 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: Central Chronicle, 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

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