Why RBI should have operational independence

There are enough historical precedents to prove that the central bank’s autonomy is good for the country’s long-term economy. The recent uproar in the country regarding the finance ministry apparently coercing the RBI in doing things it is unwilling to do has spiked to such heights that the RBI deputy governor valiantly warned the government…

Rise from the Ashes

A country is known by its superheroes and the honour given to them posthumously by their fellow countrymen. Bose is a name, a mystery that is still shrouded in cloud and ashes and for which “the future generation will not forgive us…” Strings of enquiries, foreign investigation, be it government sponsored or independent ones have…

A rivalry that is keeping everything alive!

(this article has already been published…@e magazine Thousand Miles) Two countries that share common ancestors of well-read fathers, a common history of 2000 years, common boundary of 1900 miles, an almost common provincial languages, common institutions, common terrain and climate, common pain of separation and cessation may, very well, boast about a common rivalry that…

NPA: Time to worry Part 2

This time let’s take a look at the 12 companies that make 25% of the gross NPA in detail. Please go through my second presentation…. This time less daunting. And this ppt will tell you why I think the honeymoon period with the corporates should be over by now; that I stated in earlier part…

BIT COINS V/s RUPPEES : Virtual v/s R̶e̶a̶l̶ Virtual

Today as we know the world’s largest economy, the US, run by the US Federal reserve is fundamentally backed by “TRUST”. Since its inception, one year after the catastrophic Titanic Disaster, when the US Dollar was tied to Gold, each dollar was backed by Gold. Then came the Great Depression and the ship laden with…

NPA of India: Time to Worry!

NPA of India: Time to Worry is a presentation for you to understand the grave situation that we are currently in. Go through the presentation… an attempt with the power point. Bad Loans are mounting in India. Banks are trembling. Think tanks are rummaging through their grey cells to get hold of an viable solution…

Rainbow

The rainbow spans across the sky. Enveloping the half of the Earth, it is smiling back at me. Why is iit smiling? Is it because I gave it the reason to smile or is it because the rainbow visits the earth less often than it used to when I was younger. Today it has come…

How is your life….err Balance sheet?

The train starts to depart as the whistle kept howling… the girl goes to Bangalore to pursue her career. The boy remains in the city. The city which made the two fall for each other. The city which reminded the girl after giving four years of joy n laughter, that the girl is meant for…

Holi and I

We never got along much too well… Holi and I. The multitude of bright colours have always intimidated me.  This is a strange festival… other festivals teach us to look our best donning the best outfit from the wardrobe… meticulously handpicking and carefully planning over days… But this time of the month I have seen…