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Chaitanya Kalbag

The author is former Editor, Reuters Asia, Editor-in-Chief of The Hindustan Times, and Editor of Business Today

Latest Articles By Chaitanya Kalbag

The Dog’s Tail

Chaitanya Kalbag

There is no loophole that has not met an Indian taxpayer. A Hindi proverb says you can never straighten a dog’s tail (kutte ki poonch…).

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Feelin’ Good

Chaitanya Kalbag

Optimism is good for everyone, but let’s not be foolhardy

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The 11 O'Clock Syndrome

Chaitanya Kalbag

It’s time to stop being a semi-skilled nation now …

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Great Stress Test

Chaitanya Kalbag

It’s good we now have a GST, but its design is another matter

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Bank The Reserve

Chaitanya Kalbag

The government must resist the temptation to dip its hand in the till.

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Hollowing Out

Chaitanya Kalbag

Governments cynically scoop out value from their own companies

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SELL, SELL, SELL!

Chaitanya Kalbag

The government must take courage and embrace privatisation

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Show Me The Jobs: Let’s Quit Beating The Bushes And Chase The Real Quarry

Chaitanya Kalbag

In the week to October 8 the national unemployment rate rose to 5.8 percent, and the urban unemployment rate to 8.2 percent, the highest in 11 months

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BHAG Piyush BHAG

Chaitanya Kalbag

Can the new Railway minister outrun the challenges?

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India, Bangladesh, Myanmar Face An Identity Crisis

Chaitanya Kalbag

By the end of this year, Assam will complete a mammoth National Register of Citizens survey that could result in large numbers of illegal Muslim immigrants being declared stateless and facing potential deportation to Bangladesh. Is the Rohingya crisis only a precursor?

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