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Coalgate and India's crony capitalism

Coalgate and India's crony capitalism

The Supreme Court judgment will hopefully ensure that those in power and authority will hesitate before allotting precious natural resources that belong to each and every citizen of the country in an arbitrary and corrupt manner, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.   A labourer smokes after loading coal onto trucks at a coal yard near Chiwaki railway station in Allahabad. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuter Given the strong language used by the Chief Justice of India Rajendra Mal Lodha in his ..., 2 weeks ago

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DNA India

Gas after coal? Why government's decision on gas pricing and Reliance will be crucial

The Supreme Court's verdict on the coal block allocation scam has sent jitters across the corporate world, with the court declaring that all blocks allocated since 1993 have been illegal. The Supreme Court has made it clear that the government needs ...
 DNA India3 weeks ago

The curious case of money-laundering by Satyam Computers

The Satyam case highlights how a sluggish judicial process has thwarted the efforts of a government authority to attach financial assets of a scam-tainted corporate entity, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.Here's a classic case of how the attachment of proceeds of crime can be delayed and how attempts by revenue authorities to recover laundered money can be frustrated. Here's a story about the working of the judiciary and corporate India. What follows is a tale about a once-notorious company, Satyam ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

TRAI silent on online news in cross-media ownership rules

he TRAI report released earlier this week has not considered the online news segment relevant enough for the application of rules related to cross-media ownership. The report by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India says that owing to low ...
 The Sunday Guardian1 month ago

Trai calls for ban on private treaties and paid news

Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd, the country's largest print media house that publishes The Times of India and The Economic Times, pioneered the private treaties business in 2004. Photo: Mint New Delhi: The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) ...
 Livemint.com1 month ago

Fixing the gas game

How the interests of the country's largest private company were equated with national interests by the government Pricing natural gas is a vexatious challenge anywhere, absent gas to gas competition. In India's fuel-stressed economy, there is ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
Press TV

Rich, poor gap widens in India

Economic inequality is on the rise in India as the country is home to the eighth largest group of super-rich people in the world, Press TV reports. There are some 14,800 multi-millionaires in India, and Mumbai is among the top 25 cities in the world ...
 Press TV1 month ago

The other illiteracy

In her recent book, Green Wars, the environmental journalist Bahar Dutt, writes: The editor of a leading media house, everytime I pitched a green story, would invariably complain: Environmentalism is stalling growth; all I am interested in is ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

UPSC exam row ignites debate on English education

NEW DELHI Nearly two centuries after Lord Macaulay championed the introduction of English as a medium of education in India in 1835, a debate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a foreign language in a polyglot nation that ...
 Oman Tribune1 month ago To study or not to study English: India debates  ProKerala.com1 month ago To study or not to study English India debates  Bombay News.Net1 month ago

Seven Days Left for Early Show of Modi Power to Force Change

Following weeks of limited action by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to act on campaign pledges to make India an easier place for business, the government faces a closing window to change a narrative of disappointment. With seven days left before ...
 Bloomberg1 month ago Seven Days Left for Show of Modi Power to Force Change  BusinessWeek1 month ago Seven days left for early show of Narendra Modi's power to force change  Livemint.com1 month ago Modi should leverage his position for energy security, says Aiyar  Asian Age2 months ago
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