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Alam Srinivas

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The Magnificent Seven: Finance Ministers Who Shaped India’s Destiny

The Magnificent Seven: Finance Ministers Who Shaped India’s Destiny

Aug 12, 2021 Alam Srinivas

The last few generations of Indians have lived in an era of sweeping changes driven by passionate...

Agriculture The Silver Lining, Even As Farmers Continue To Protest

Agriculture The Silver Lining, Even As Farmers Continue To Protest

Jan 29, 2021 Alam Srinivas

If the country undergoes a V-shaped growth trajectory, i.e. a fast recovery, as the finance minister and...

Tractor As New Symbol Of Mass Protest: Iconic Images And Props Of Dissent

Tractor As New Symbol Of Mass Protest: Iconic Images And Props Of Dissent

Jan 29, 2021 Alam Srinivas

The tractor became a representation of possible exploitation, depravity, frustration, and anger among the...

Farmers’ Protests And Budget 2021: Great Expectations From Modi Government

Farmers’ Protests And Budget 2021: Great Expectations From Modi Government

Jan 27, 2021 Alam Srinivas

Farmers complain that the government's cash subsidies Rs 6,000 a year, is not enough to finance their...

Farmers’ Protests: What Can We Expect From Narendra Modi Government's Budget?

Farmers’ Protests: What Can We Expect From Narendra Modi Government's Budget?

Jan 14, 2021 Alam Srinivas

The forthcoming Budget is expected to carry enhanced cash benefits, clarifications related to MSPs, new...

The New Wealth Creators

The New Wealth Creators

Dec 03, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Brothers, spouses, and relatives worked together to grow new businesses in the past 25 years. As did the lone...

Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Swadeshi Movement Part 2

Oct 01, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Make in India, or Make for India? The potential for both vitality and confusion mark Aatma Nirbhar Bharat—a...

Lay-offs, Pay Cuts... How’s The Josh? Here’s The First Ever Post-Covid Office Mood Survey

Lay-offs, Pay Cuts... How’s The Josh? Here’s The First Ever Post-Covid Office Mood Survey

Jul 09, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Working from home, or from office—how’s your workplace and your work adapting to the new Covid-churned...

Will Modi's Push For Self-Reliance Based On 'Make In India' Work?

Will Modi's Push For Self-Reliance Based On 'Make In India' Work?

Jun 12, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Under the new 'Swadeshi' banner, there is no clarion call to buy only Indian brands, which are made by...

Why China, India Will Suffer The Worst Economic Disaster In Almost A 100 Years

Why China, India Will Suffer The Worst Economic Disaster In Almost A 100 Years

May 15, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Everyone agrees that things will never be the same again. Will new trends lead to deglobalisation, more...

COVIDED! Bear With The Buffering, 5G Technology Will Arrive Late

COVIDED! Bear With The Buffering, 5G Technology Will Arrive Late

May 08, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Usage of the cutting edge 5G services will become mandatory when work-from-home becomes a rule than an...

Coronavirus Puts India On Highway To Hunger: Despite Bumper Harvest Why Food Riots Lurk

Coronavirus Puts India On Highway To Hunger: Despite Bumper Harvest Why Food Riots Lurk

Apr 03, 2020 Alam Srinivas

In the aftermath of the coronavirus-forced lockdown, distribution networks are choked and states are clueless...

How Many Acres Of Print Does A Baron Need?

How Many Acres Of Print Does A Baron Need?

Feb 20, 2020 Alam Srinivas

TRAI's call for curbs on media ownership and control and full disclosure of facts lie ignored since 2008

Letter From Issue Editor

Letter From Issue Editor

Feb 14, 2020 Alam Srinivas

Budget 2020: Sitharaman's Immediate Policies To Revive Economy Come With Riders

Budget 2020: Sitharaman's Immediate Policies To Revive Economy Come With Riders

Feb 01, 2020 Alam Srinivas

As she doled out benefits to individuals and companies with one hand, she took away most of it with another.

Oil On Troubled Gears

Oil On Troubled Gears

Jan 16, 2020 Lola Nayar

Global trade wars are impacting exports and domestic prices, but also presenting opportunities

Meet The Bankers, Who Tanked – And How

Meet The Bankers, Who Tanked – And How

Dec 22, 2019 Alam Srinivas

They were the bankers of the 21st century, the future of Indian banking. After being at the pinnacle of power...

From Onions To Auto And Housing, Why Indian Economy Is Full Of Bizarre Contradictions

From Onions To Auto And Housing, Why Indian Economy Is Full Of Bizarre Contradictions

Dec 19, 2019 Lola Nayar

Food inflation is up three times but huge discounts in auto and housing indicate that economy is in a...

SC Ayodhya Verdict Based On Evidence, Social Practices And Issues Of Faith

SC Ayodhya Verdict Based On Evidence, Social Practices And Issues Of Faith

Nov 09, 2019 Alam Srinivas

In its long order, the apex court said that the deity Ram Lalla is a juristic entity, which went beyond legal...

Lord Ram In Courts: First Move Towards Legal Recourse

Lord Ram In Courts: First Move Towards Legal Recourse

Nov 08, 2019 Alam Srinivas

On January 29, 1885, Mahanth Raghubar Das' suit in the Faizabad (Ayodhya) court was possibly the first legal...