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Government’s Wage Bill Bites

Government’s Wage Bill Bites

A few weeks ago, we reported how, thanks to the 6th Pay Commission salary hikes, even once upon a time blue-chips like telecom company MTNL were careering towards fiscal disaster.…

Poor Mr Narayana Murthy!

Poor Mr Narayana Murthy!

The bountiful state of Karnataka has some 13 million households as per the census rolls. It would stand to reason that poor families (who need subsidised food grain) constitute a…

Women In Tihar

Women In Tihar

Jailed DMK leader Kanimozhi (in the 2G telecom spectrum scam case) made a plea to the Supreme Court in June that she be granted bail because she has a 10-year-old…

Have An AgriBiz Pitch?

Have An AgriBiz Pitch?

The Ministry of Agriculture recently released guidelines for spending Rs 300 crore in implementing a Vegetable Initiative. Yes, that’s what it’s called. Well, the objective is to `set in motion…

Flight To Losses

Flight To Losses

Why do we need a state-run airline called Air India? The only answer seems to be that it’s an effective favours and dole dispenser – read free seats and freer…

NGN, Huh?

NGN, Huh?

In the first week of June, we spoke about the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) wanting to explore regulation of Cloud Computing. Well next up is Next Generation Networks,…

Investing In Good Neighbours

Investing In Good Neighbours

Ever wondered what the Government spends on staying in the good books of our neighbours? Here’s a look at what the government spent on our neighbouring countries in the last…

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