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  • 12-Apr-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Actions in times of waivers

    The feasible path out of the agrarian vicious circle has to be gradual, not a mercurial leap

  • 11-Apr-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Towards true rural reform

    As the root cause of rural distress is income deficit, enhancing incomes is key to reforms

  • 10-Apr-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Not by waivers alone

    A veritable contagion of farm loan waivers seems to be upon us

  • 13-Mar-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Pity the losers

    This column is about the professional commentariat

  • 03-Mar-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Oscars, nostalgia and Trump

    Oscars tapped into power of nostalgia as counter to a divisive, racist tide that is sweeping US

  • 24-Feb-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Learning from masters

    A critical take on academics

  • 13-Feb-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Budget does little to relieve Bharat's distress

    The Budget has done little to mitigate the severe distress Bharat and its young are still in

  • 19-Jan-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: The tragedy of Barack Obama

    The US polity and Obama's persona are key to understanding why he failed to deliver to his potential

  • 11-Jan-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Letters: Premature parallel

    Modi's attack on the rich is an expression of solidarity with the poor

  • 09-Jan-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: The middle to the rescue

    Agriculture will make an incremental contribution of over 0.4% to the overall growth rate

  • 28-Dec-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Aam aadmi, circa 2016

    He would like to put the year behind him

  • 12-Dec-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: The Amma apocrypha

    Goddesses have no intimations of mortality, so Ms Jayalalithaa left no heirs

  • 28-Nov-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Bharat will carry on

    The impact of demonetisation on agriculture would be far smaller in comparison to two consecutive droughts

  • 16-Nov-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Letters: Devil in the detail

    The lead editorial Standard deviations (Business Standard, November 16) raises an extremely valid concern regarding lack of standardisation in India

  • 07-Nov-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Divided we fall

    All across the globe, battle lines, literal as well as figurative, are being fortified, between and within nations, between and within economies, between and within communities

  • 25-Oct-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Revenge of the angry, old men

    Tata-SP gala: Not all designated successors would work out well, but that is little cause for the old guard to return

  • 23-Oct-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Without much choice in the matter

    Despite a chequered past, the US has always been an essentially open, fair and just society. Donald Trump is the absolute anathema of all that one cherishes about America; his opponent, Hillary Clinto

  • 10-Oct-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Truth will out

    By a remarkable coincidence, all the headline news developments so far this month had a single leitmotif - pursuit of truth and transparency - and is something that has rarely happened

  • 27-Sep-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Tea leaves favour Hillary Clinton

    The Democratic Party candidate has won the first of three US presidential debates with her Republican counterpart, Donald Trump. It's not done and dusted yet

  • 12-Sep-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: One nation, one election?

    Why would someone, particularly an enormously successful politician, want deliberately not to play up to his strength, was the question that struck me as I heard Narendra Modi forcefully making a case for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and ...

  • 26-Aug-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Changing India's sporting culture

    All of us who are crying ourselves a river over India's poor performance at Rio would do well to introspect and take the right road to Tokyo

  • 17-Aug-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shallow dive in the Indian Ocean

    The Pacific and the Atlantic are larger and deeper than the Indian Ocean and, in the last century, have figured more prominently than it in global geo-strategic considerations. But the Indian Ocean has certainly been of far more seminal significance ...

  • 08-Aug-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: Nobody's oyster

    The Rio Olympics have started under a shadow cast by overwhelming evidence of doping, the very antithesis of the spirit of the games

  • 06-Aug-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Chasing mirages

    Oxford economist Vijay Joshi calls for 'more sweeping reforms of a deeper variety' for India to make a rapid ascent to prosperity. The billion-dollar question is how feasible this is even under ideal

  • 11-Jul-2016 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Shreekant Sambrani: The Fifth Horseman

    What now causes the world four-in-the-morning nightmares are altogether different kinds of terror groups completely innocent of any nationalist or ideological beliefs