Monthly Archives: October 2012

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   Cover story petroleum pricing   Oil & gas crisis Controlling decontrol Poor governance of hydrocarbon reforms and a disjointed pursuit of policy and regulatory changes have jeopardised the country’s energy security. … Continue reading

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Circus of oil pricing

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   COVER STORY petroleum pric   Circus of oil pricing It makes no sense to first make the oil marketing companies sell fuel at below cost and then compensate them with a subsidy. … Continue reading

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Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   governance security a k verma   Reds are here to stay The Maoists present a complex challenge, which has a mix of ideology, people’s disenchantment with the governing processes and mechanisms, … Continue reading

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Stabbing the dead, yet

 Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   defence war m g devasahayam   1962 China War Stabbing the dead, yet Speaking a month before the 50th anniversary of China’s military offensives, Army Chief General Bikram Singh said: “I … Continue reading

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Taxing the poor

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   BUSINESS taxation t n pandey   Taxing the poor Short term committees, (like the Shome committee for GAAR) have become camouflages for implementing preset Government’s decisions   The report of the … Continue reading

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MCX-SX finally in the game

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   BUSINESS markets equity   MCX-SX finally in the game MCX-SX will be a testing case for the regulator   by Anil Tyagi   MCX-SX, which recently received permission to launch its equity … Continue reading

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‘Investments are only in gold, reales

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   talk time  s l bansal oriental bank of commerce   ‘Investments are only in gold, reales   As the 14th Chairman and Managing Director of Oriental Bank of Commerce, S L … Continue reading

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A Maratha with finesse

 Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   FIRST STIRRINGS ajit nimbalkar   A Maratha with finesse  Senior Maharashtra IAS officer Ajit Nimbalkar is the epitome of a development-oriented bureaucrat.   The ultimate dream of any bureaucrat is to … Continue reading

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Man of the street

 Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   milestone praveen kumar administrator, huda, Gurgaon   Man of the street His weird, out-of-the-box antics may be made fun of by some but the 2001 batch IAS officer also knows how … Continue reading

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It’s a boy

Vol. 6 | issue 7 | August 2012   MANDARIN MATTERS ambassadors club k n bakshi   It’s a boy The making of the Simla Agreement and the lessons we should learn   In the joint production that was the … Continue reading

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