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  • 13-Feb-2018 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Green isn't white: Production of milk, vegetables affected by seasonality

    The Indian consumer demand is mainly for fresh produce, not its processed product

  • 08-Jan-2018 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Gujarat results show that only market prices don't define rural distress

    A more pertinent indicator of rural distress would be rural livelihood as a whole

  • 18-Dec-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Gujarat elections: Close, but no cigar

    The electorate appears to have seen this election not as an exuberant dance of democracy but a bothersome ritual it could not avoid

  • 11-Dec-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani


    The Gujarat election is being covered and its results analysed even before they are announced as if it decided the nation's fate

  • 30-Nov-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    In Gujarat, again a Modi referendum

    The formal outcome of the contest will be known on December 18. Be prepared for history repeating itself, possibly even more forcefully

  • 23-Nov-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    The evil that Robert Mugabe did

    His 37-year rule smothered the aspirations and ambitions of an ebullient young nation and plunged it into an abyss of despair

  • 13-Nov-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Nehru in the time of Modi

    The criticisms gain traction because of the identity of the Nehru-Gandhi family with what now passes for Congress ideology

  • 09-Oct-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Slowdown revisited

    Our demand-driven economic growth of the last decade resembled a needle resting atop a low flat base

  • 03-Oct-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    A slowdown foretold

    Watchdogs of the economy have not been barking; it is high time we noticed it

  • 18-Sep-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Discounting the bullet train

    Even the best estimates of future utilisation of such projects are often short of what really happens

  • 11-Sep-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Reading Mr Modi's mind

    Mr Modi has shown an enormous penchant for risks that would deter most other politicians

  • 06-Sep-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Maximum City, maximum floods

    Unlike other cities, Mumbai picks itself up and goes about its business as before

  • 07-Aug-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Witness to freedom

    India is free, certainly, and has been so for 70 years. But are Indians free-spirited?

  • 10-Jul-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Other elephants in the room

    The impending sale of the justly maligned Air India has caused much excitement

  • 08-Jul-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Rights and wrongs

    The most basic human right is that to some meaningful and dignified life

  • 22-Jun-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Stale doughnuts

    Book review of 'Doughnut Economics: Seven Ways to Think Like a 21st Century Economist'

  • 16-Jun-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Raisina on the Thames

    Indian political lords have large and small clans to bequeath their powers and lucre to

  • 12-Jun-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Ignorance isn't bliss

    Ignorance, innumeracy and misinformation make a volatile cocktail in the present troubled times

  • 26-May-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Roger Moore: The gentleman Bond

    He may not be remembered as best Bond, he would be the one with the best looks and the most charm

  • 18-May-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Trump in blunderland

    It is quite unlikely that Mr Trump will be impeached in the near term, for several reasons

  • 08-May-2017 | Shreekant Sambrani

    Disruptions, for what joy?

    Mindset change is the most important prerequisite for any intervention to succeed, shows survey

  • 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