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  • 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

  • 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