Fee in Govt's bonnet
THE HUMAN RESOURCE Development Ministry order slashing the fees charged by the Indian Institutes of Management the country's premier B-schools is wrong from more than one perspective. Certainly from the point of view of timing it ...
From Green to Grey Revolution
The flawed understanding of the harsh ground realities makes the policy-makers think that private companies can provide the much-needed impetus for increasing food production. If they could do the job, there was no need for a Green Revolution. Instea d of coming to the rescue of farmers, the Governments' intention of dismantling the food procurement system is a recipe for disaster. Farmers are being forced to face not only the vagaries of the monsoon but also the cruelty of markets, says .
Money in pocket does not mean prosperity
Merely having a lot of money jingling in your pockets is not a sign of prosperity; especially when the money is not yours to do with as you like. Productivity is a more reliable indicator of well-being in sustainable terms.
In India's future trade wars...
Democracy is the spear and shield
Trade and real wars will appear winnable when American lawmakers are convinced that keeping jobs onshore is critical to their own political success. They will not be upset if New Delhi did what it takes to keep jobs onshore. India can show off what a great democracy it is in its own election year. It can use the power of self-proclamation and then use democracy as a weapon, say
Mini Exim Policy 2004 Impetus to manufacturing exports
The fine-tuning of the Exim Policy and the various liberalisation measures announced by the Commerce Minister are expected to further improve the competitive strength of Indian industry.
PAPER, BOARD & NEWSPRINT
Let paper and plastics coexist
There is no gainsaying the usefulness of each of the materials plastic, paper, glass and steel. No product can substitute the other.
`India can grow at higher than 8%' Mr Jaswant Singh, Finance Minister
AFTER being in the limelight continuously ever since he unveiled the mini-Budget package in the run-up to the Interim Budget he presented in Parliament on February 3, the Finance Minister, Mr Jaswant Singh, appeared reticent at a ...
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