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Shivaji Sarkar

Shivaji Sarkar

The writer is a senior journalist and political observer. Currently, he teaches journalism in IIMC, New Delhi.

By Shivaji Sarkar

​Shoddy control, speed mania cause rail accidents, not lack of funds

Human errors happen at lower levels, so investing in hard-working on-track operation staff can save lives and money.

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Gorakhpur tragedy: Indian healthcare needs the ICU

The malaise begins with admissions to medical colleges.

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As India turns 70, we need a bigger cake

Social discontent is on the rise.

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Why repo rate cut won't help ordinary Indians like you and me

Lower rates certainly cannot boost the economy but lower bank charges can.

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Record stock market upsurge hints at mayhem for banks and economy

The lurking question is whether the better performing equity market would increase bank NPAs.

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India needs right to jugaad if customer wants to be king

They must understand that once sold, proprietary rights cease to exist.

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How a greedier state and multiple levies are slowing the Indian economy

Multiplicity of taxes, tolls and fees have become the norm.

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Will moving out of banking system solve our economic problems?

It would help with three issues.

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If Modi won't spare the corrupt, why was BSF jawan Tej Bahadur sacked?

The culture of suppressing voices in the government and forces has cost the nation.

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Why GST may not provide any relief

Whatever the levies at whatever stage, it would finally burden the common man.

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Why we need gross progress indicator instead of GDP

The 'eight interesting facts' mentioned in the Economic Survey say a lot.

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Assam polls: BJP's rise has roots in Nehru's historical blunder

What the state is complaining even today is the maltreatment it has received from Delhi since Independence.

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