The ministry has presented the rail budget as a ready reference of new trains, lines, and concessions instead of being a strategy towards its viability, development, sustainability, customer-orientation and technological modernization, which is the need o
The Sunday Indian / February 2011
The article deals with the subject of good governance: should we judge it by numbers alone or by public perception.
The New Indian Express / January 2015
The government of India’s decision to allow foreign educational institutes to operate independently in India has opened the doors for new debate. Should we develop our own institues first or go about expecting foreign universities to take over. Read to kn
The New Indian Express / October 2013
Many feeble voices can be heard for the special state status. Are the tortoise and the hare unequal contestants now more than ever. Know more.
The New Indian Express / April 2013
UPSC has decided to test students on ethics through a paper on 'ethics, integrity and aptitude'. But the most important question is: can we test ethics just through an exam? Shouldn't the component of learning through experience be incorporated? What are
The New Indian Express / March 2013
Is the hike in the fuel prices initiated by the government based on the Rangarajan committee report? What effects would it have? What are the possible bailout options for the states and the people. Know more.
The New Indian Express / February 2013
The article deals with the retrospective and the prospective aspects of black money and the ways to curb its generation.
Corporate Professionals Today, Taxmann Publications / November 2014
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the education system has a direct effect on the economic status. Is there a need for a regulator in business education? How can education enrich the most important resource: the human one. Know more.
The New Indian Express / October 2012
The indicators of the economy today point to a situation very similar to what it was in 1991. With Current Account Deficits exceeding even that of the worse times, are we returning to the turbulent 90s. Read to know more.
The New Indian Express / June 2012
“The easiest way to become a millionaire is to start out a billionaire then go into the airline business,” said Richard Branson. Are the airlines not living within their means? Know the reasons why is the sector fairing so poorly.
The New Indian Express / May 2012
An interesting question making rounds is: Who will touch hundred first; A) Sachin Tendulkar or B) Petrol? Since deregulation, the petrol prices have increased. How should the government put a transparent mechanism in place for pricing of petrol, diesel an
The New Indian Express / January 2012
India’s retail sector is emerging as one of the most dynamic and profitable sectors. But on what kind of business models are these online e-commerce companies operating? Should the Competition Commission of India intervene? Does the sector need a separat
The New Indian Express / October 2014
Changes in the agricultural sector are required to tackle the persistent inflationary pressures. Onus is on the government to boost the aricultural infrastucture to reduce the dependence on monsoons.
The New Indian Express / December 2011
The menace of corruption at the individual level has reached alarming levels. But there is no direct provision prohibiting a private person from offering bribe. Is there a need for separation of market-regulator from the market-operator? Read through to k
The New Indian Express / November 2011
The article comes at the backdrop of the Committee of Secrataries (COS) clearing the proposal of FDI in retail. Should FDI in retail be enforced? What are the other alternatives? Know through the article.
The New Indian Express / August 2011
The article deals with the current structure of the insurance sector in India and whether FDI would prove to be beneficial
The New Indian Express / August 2011