Opinion

For a quick capex revival & growth pick-up

Key reforms such as GST, land Act changes and labour reforms will be more effective than a 50 basis point reduction in the repo rate

Glocal rice trade: India facing the Thai challenge

Though the current estimation of Indian rice export is about 9 million tonnes, there is a glimmer of hope that rice shipments may still kiss 10 million tonnes

Infratweets: Green laws in good faith

During UPA-II regime, the Centre had tried to boost PURA in 2013-14 in an effort to bridge the...

Fooding in Chennai

How some entrepreneurs down south are turning Chennai into a food paradise

Shut that peephole into your business

CCTV cameras can end up as chinks in your security armour if you are lazy or careless

Related spectrum must be auctioned together

There is no reason to continue with the plans to separate the auction of intimately related spectrum

Column: Saarc needs Modi magic

In Kathmandu, he must ensure that Saarc is not held hostage to the chronic Indo-Pak conflict

Column: 27% rate of GST untenable

The proposed rate of GST should be in the vicinity of 15%—7% for central GST and 8% for state GST

Letters to the editor: Preparing for GST

Apropos of the erudite article by Rajeev Dimri “It’s time to prepare for GST” (FE, November 17), there are two very important

Editorial: Odd ways

Unconventional economists are coming up with some rather odd ways to predict how the economy is doing

Editorial: Business first

That is behind President Obama’s Republic Day visit

Editorial: They’re all in it together

After passing Land Bill, BJP now needs to change it

Letters to the editor: Transforming India

Apropos of the column “India’s economic hotspots” (FE, November 22), growth in India...

Editorial: American dream

Indian students are once again looking for American degrees

Editorial: Transmission is the key

Schemes like DDUGY and IPDS critical to fixing power

Editorial: BMS sees the light?

As a result, Modi will likely pass his Coal India test

Why should Google and Facebook escape?

“Obama smacks down internet ‘fast lanes’”, read Reuters News Service on the recent remark...

Column: Alibaba’s huge finance arm is a mystery to most

It’s one of the Chinese e-commerce group’s crown jewels. Yet public investors can’t reliably estimate its worth

What is holding back direct fertiliser subsidy transfer?

Direct transfer of subsidy to farmers holds the key to countering all ills afflicting the fertiliser sector...

Column: Time to give up on GST

At 27% rates, tax evasion will remain high; indeed, the governments may even end up losing on tax collection

Snuffing out love

Born with innocence, strong socialisation moulds human beings to certain cultures.

Go with the Flow

Most people will go home, bitch about their day at work, badmouth a colleague or two and generally act...

An all-Indian star cast

No one needs convincing about the depth of talent in Indian golf after back-to-back full-field Asian Tour wins by SSP Chowrasia, Rashid Khan and Anirban Lahiri

‘Muslims are not coolies of secularism. It is not our cross to carry alone’

In this Idea Exchange moderated by Zeeshan Shaikh of The Indian Express, MIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi...

Editorial: Digital Promise

Internet-user growth in India is accelerating. Key to servicing it is the right spectrum policy

Strong case for rate cut

Retail inflation in October has fallen to 5.5%, which is the lowest since the inception of the new series.

Editorial: Parrot and stick

Caged parrot gets a beating from SC, no face to show

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