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Mohan Guruswamy

Getting the right indexes right

In the real India, it takes 123 days to get a building plan sanction, and 1,445 days in court to get a judicial verdict on a civil dispute.

02 Nov 2017 12:35 AM

Modi and the sin of ‘hubris’

The sin of hubris has been a continuing theme that has captured the imagination of historians, philosophers and theologians alike.

26 Oct 2017 2:30 AM

How hungry is India and why?

India fell precipitously by 45 places since 2014, which is when the Modi regime came into being.

22 Oct 2017 3:33 AM

Use huge reserves to revive the economy

The Modi government finds itself in a chakravyuh it is unable to fight its way out.

09 Oct 2017 1:20 AM

When anchors become news

Arnab’s new channel is funded with rightwing money, and Rajdeep was at one time touted as the AAP’s man in Goa.

05 Oct 2017 3:21 AM

Time to replace or end reservations

It is time now to think of a sunset clause to the reservations policy.

29 Sep 2017 2:12 AM

India needs both Japan, China for growth

India has a propitious demographic window from now till about 2060, when it must transform itself into a modern and prosperous nation.

22 Sep 2017 2:02 AM

Modiji, reform the public sector first

The discussions are likely to revolve around “Make in India”, overhaul of the financial services, healthcare, retail and Digital India.

17 Sep 2017 12:08 AM

RSS had no role in Hyderabad’s liberation

The BJP’s only power base is in the old city of Hyderabad, which is the political domain of the MIM, its mortal enemy.

13 Sep 2017 1:59 AM

‘2nd class’ UNSC seat: Is that what we want?

US President Donald Trump, with his many preoccupations, backs a seat for India in a reformed UNSC and in other multilateral bodies like NSG.

05 Sep 2017 4:57 AM

Brics: Brickbats and bouquets

The last meeting between Narendra Modi and Xi Jinping didn’t exactly exude good vibes.

03 Sep 2017 12:17 AM

Bogus concerns over Brahmaputra

Zhangmu Dam is a gravity dam on the Yarlung Tsangpo River just northwest of Gyaca in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

01 Sep 2017 12:31 AM

Aadhaar: Redefining the limits of privacy

When we interact with society and State institutions, we have to cede a part of our privacy.

28 Aug 2017 12:24 AM

The Telangana takeover of Naxalism

The guerilla movement took off with the forcible harvesting of crops from the lands of rich landlords.

19 Aug 2017 1:44 AM

Privacy: Big brother knows everything

In 2017, the number of mobile phone users is forecast to reach 4.77 billion.

06 Aug 2017 12:35 AM

India-China will not go beyond warmongering

Kargil was India’s first living room war where controlled electronic feeds lit up emotion in homes nationwide that fostered a groundswell of jingoism.

02 Aug 2017 12:42 AM

The challenge of living next to China

The list of countries that are coming within China’s strategic orbit appears to be growing.

23 Jul 2017 12:57 AM

Bofors: Will the caged parrot sing?

The Congress kept sheltering Quattrocchi, and the BJP was more intent on shielding the Hinduja brothers.

18 Jul 2017 4:47 AM

A lot needs to be fixed if GST is to benefit all

The just-launched Goods and Services Tax is meant to squeeze more out of our recalcitrant corporates and businessmen.

15 Jul 2017 2:14 AM

A cold, hard look at the costs of Modi’s note ban

Demonetisation and Black Money, by C. Rammanohar Reddy, is an irrefutably factual and cold analysis of demonetisation and its impact.

14 Jul 2017 1:32 AM