Keeping outsourcing blues out of US election politics
To remain globally competitive, the American firms willy-nilly will have to outsource their jobs. However, It would be in their interests that this sensitive issue is kept out of electoral politics.
Beware of mergers
THE PROPOSAL TO merge India's giant petroleum companies into megalithic corporations requires cautious appraisal. Mergers are, in theory, the very antithesis of competition, hence unwelcome in any open market economy. In practice, they are also ...
Ensuring speedy justice Reducing the backlog of cases
Access to statistics on cases and their disposal can increase judicial efficiency and enhance the image of the judiciary in the public eye.
Insulating economy against surging oil prices Timely duty cuts, targeted subsidies called for
AFTER much delay and heartburn, the Government finally reconciled itself to the inevitable: A cut in Customs and excise levies on petroleum products. The consumers have been spared another hike in fuel prices and the ...
Uma gives BJP a new political tool
The Uma Bharti episode regarding the national flag may seem like yet another scene in the political theatre of the absurd but at its core lies something more serious. It is a perfect example of how non-issues, when allowed to simmer over long years, boil over and end up in violence and the loss of innocent lives. More important, should there not be a proper perspective on the kind of issues that are blown out of proportion, asks Rasheeda Bhagat.
IT IS a truism that corporates can survive in the era of global competition and advances in technology only by constantly renewing themselves and presenting to the customers and stakeholders convincing evidence of ...
Railway Budget: The facts behind the figures
ONE more Railway Budget, has come and gone, accompanied by all the usual noises. It is strange, but true, that the direction which one of the largest public undertakings and the biggest organised employer in the ...
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