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The queue jumpers of India

Kanika Datta reflects on Indians and our relationship with snaking queues from the license raj to demonetisation. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised the long-suffering citizens of India -- or, at any rate, those in Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, the state next up for Assembly elections -- that the queue for cash would be the last line in which they would ever stand. Governments in the past had made them stand in line for rice, sugar, kerosene, he ..., 2 months ago
Kanika Datta: Lines of control Business Standard, 2 months ago

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New Indian Express, 7 months ago

Pawar says 'inspector raj' back, hurting agri sector

Accusing the government of "bringing back licence and control raj", NCP chief and former agriculture minister Sharad Pawar today said that various steps taken by the Centre are proving to be "detrimental" for the farm sector. Besides, he suggested ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

Once upon a time in India Inc...

The list of corporations publishing biographies has lengthened steadily as companies have realised the effectiveness of story telling as a brand building tool. Kanika Datta investigates the rising trend. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/ The dismantling of the licence raj from 1991 onwards provided corporate India with a new-found freedom to grow in any way it chose. Now, well into the 21st century, many corporations and promoters have achieved critical mass. In the process, they ...
 Rediff.com3 days ago

Pooling around the ban

For decades, Bengalureans had no choice beyond the city's notoriously inadequate public transport system and troublesome autorickshaw rides. App-based taxis gave them that alternative, and with carpooling, those services became affordable for many more. Now, ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

FM invokes Mother india

After the pain, it is time for gain. Finance minister Arun Jatiley stuck to this simple mantra as he presented the most decisive budget of the Narendra Modi government. Sticking to the simple formula of GDP = C (consumer spend) + investment (capital formation ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 weeks ago

Fifth Columnist : Glimmer of hope

A government seemingly under siege will have the opportunity, however limited, to pull its chestnuts out of the fire on February 1, the Union Budget day. That day, the Narendra Modi government needs to come out with a document, which provides relief to the ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Of course, you have to feel for Jaitley

'Who would want to be the man nominally in charge of driving the economy when your boss orders you to swerve it into a ditch of unknown depth?''Demonetisation demonstrates that this government is simply too amateurish in terms of economic policy-making to properly address India's deep, deep problems,' argues Mihir S Sharma. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley sounded more than a little exasperated when he was asked -- as he has been so often -- about 'big bang', or transformational, reform.
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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