Shivaji Sarkar

OPEN TO OPINION

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

POLITICS

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​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.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

Gorakhpur tragedy: Indian healthcare needs the ICU

The malaise begins with admissions to medical colleges.

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

MONEY

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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.

MONEY

 |   5-minute read

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.

VOICES

 |   3-minute read

India needs right to jugaad if customer wants to be king

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

MONEY

 |   5-minute read

MONEY

 |   6-minute read

POLITICS

 |   5-minute read

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.

MONEY

 |   6-minute read

Why GST may not provide any relief

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