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Arun Jaitley's Rs 1,05,084 crore problem does not deserve a clean chit

Vivek Kaul

Spoiler alert: For those who have not watched PK there is at least one spoiler ahead.

One of the advantages of not being employed is that one can still go and watch a movie when it releases on a Friday morning. 1,560 more words


Arun Jaitley adopts Karnali group panchayat villages in Gujarat

Four villages of Karnali, Pipaliya, Vadiya and Baglipura are covered under Karnali group panchayat of Dabhoi taluka. Vadodara District Collector Vinod Rao told media that he received a letter in this regard from Jaitley on Wednesday. 61 more words


Foreign investors exit Russia lock, stock and barrel: Rouble crisis has lessons for India

Vivek Kaul

The Russian rouble has been in trouble of late. The value of the currency crashed from 55 roubles to a dollar as on December 11, 2014, to nearly 73 roubles to a dollar as on December 16, 2014. 1,221 more words


Black money, white lies, and the colourless truth - Virendra Parekh

“The Government of India should enact a law to declare itself as the sole owner and beneficiary of all Indian monies, assets and bank accounts held abroad by Indian nationals or by the dependants of Indian nationals without due declaration to the Indian authorities. 2,511 more words


How ITC can help fix the fiscal deficit

Vivek Kaul

So this column should complete my trilogy on the fiscal position of the government (You can read the previous two pieces here and… 1,010 more words


High price not EMIs: Dear Jaitley, here is why Indians are not buying homes

Sometimes I wonder if the finance minister Arun Jaitley has ever heard of Abraham Maslow. Maslow was an American psychologist who among other things also came up with the law of the instrument, which is better known as Maslow’s hammer. 1,203 more words


Jaitley may end up doing a Chidambaram to meet fiscal deficit target

Vivek KaulĀ 

In yesterday’s column I had explained how the fiscal deficit of the government of India between April and October 2014 was at its highest level since 1998. 1,192 more words