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US Gross National Debt to Spike by $800 Billion in October?

“There is zero chance, no chance we won’t raise the debt ceiling,” swore Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) at an event in Louisville, Kentucky, on Monday. He who couldn’t get his Republican ducks...

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Whither Indian politics?

Elections for five state assemblies have just been concluded. In UP and Uttarakhand, BJP got a clear majority. In Punjab, victory went to the Congress. Two other states did not give a clear cut mandate....

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Livelihood programmes

Economics can be good entertainment, as readers of this column might have realized. But it is also concerned with people’s satisfaction; so it would be legitimate to ask if it has made anyone happy, other...

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India: Politics Revisited

The great election battle of 2016 has been concluded and the people have given their verdict. Two lady chief ministers, Mamta and Amma have retained their positions. The Kerala Chief Minister has lost to his...

Abolishing Income Tax-MarketExpress

Abolishing income tax

The idea of abolishing income tax is not a new idea. While working in the Ministry of Finance thirty years back I have seen such budget proposals from various agencies sent to the government. But...

Agenda for 2014 - MarketExpress

India – Agenda for 2014

The year 2014 is going to be very important for India. That is when the General Elections will take place. The prospects are for a hung Parliament after the elections. The BJP may emerge as...

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State poll results and India’s murky politics

The results of the just concluded state elections have been declared. BJP certainly has an edge over Congress as far as these results are concerned. But this is only an edge and nothing substantial. It...

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2G Scam: Real Beneficiaries

No matter what, Congress Party or UPA government, trying to defuse the buzz surrounding the Telecom Spectrum Scam (2G Scam) they are again landing in the same spot from where they have started. We all...