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Latest Articles in Opinion

Inflation, Interest Rates And Common Sense

India's wholesale prices rose a faster-than-expected 0.79% in May from a year earlier, mainly driven by higher food prices. Sutanu Guru takes another look at the vexatious issue of food price inflation

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What App, Mr Kejriwal?

Sutanu Guru takes a brief look at the colourful political career of Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Arvind Kejriwal

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Now 'Case-For-Vote' Deals In Rajya Sabha Polls

The BJP-led Raghubar Das dispensation in Jharkhand has been accused of having played unfairly to ensure the victory of its second candidate Mahesh Poddar and that too, at the cost of the subversion of democracy

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Extra Players To Play Key Role In Rajya Sabha Elections

In the five States of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the BJP is short of the number in winning beyond two seats in the upcoming elections to the Rajya Sabha

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In Defence Of The Poor Taste Of Tanmay Bhat

Bollywood stars and social media trolls have virtually made the video a hit and Snapchat a household name. Sutanu Guru marvels at the the incredible hypocrisy surrounding freedom of speech in India

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Why This Fuss Over RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan?

Sutanu Guru takes a close look at the controversies over the articulate and high profile RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan

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Two Years Of Modi Govt | The Expected Sparkle That Failed To Arrive

Barring a few bold steps that remain hampered by obvious lacunae, the NDA government has failed to match the high expectations of the gem and jewellery trade during its two years in office, and a sense of uneasiness prevails across most segments of the industry.

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What The Titan-CaratLane Deal Could Mean For Online Jewellery Retail

Titan’s recent announcement that it was acquiring a stake in CaratLane is likely to herald in a new round of change in the online jewellery retail business, just as it may also spur transformation in the world of the tradtional jewellery retailer

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Bringing Back The Shine

Gem and jewellery exports were down in 2015-16, with the diamond sector reporting a fall of over 13 per cent. But, rather than simply waiting for better times to return, the industry has been proactive in framing suggestions for policy measures that will ensure a quick turnaround

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Assembly Elections 2016: The 1996 Stars Are Still Around

Sutanu Guru looks back at the historic 1996 Lok Sabha elections that mark a watershed in Indian politics and economics

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Can India Produce A Donald Trump?

In reality, state elections can throw up divisive demagogues as powerful regional leaders. But a national level Trump? Very unlikely

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Gold May Not Sustain Q1 Gains

The first quarter of 2016 saw a significant firming up of gold prices as economic uncertainties enhanced the safe haven appeal of the yellow metal. Yet, in a market where sentiment plays a key role, patterns could easily change in the short term

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Monsoon Forecasts, Droughts And Hysteria

Sutanu Guru looks at how a good monsoon will be a blessing. He also analyses how the outcry over water shortages ignores real issues

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The Kolkata Flyover Collapse And Andhra-Style Crony Capitalism

Andhra-based infra firm IVCL faces scrutiny after the tragedy. Sutanu Guru looks at the peculiar rise of 'infrastructure' companies rooted in Andhra Pradesh

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Jewellers' Strike | One Step Forward?

The constitution of an official sub-committee to study the issue of the 1% excise duty on jewellery will hopefully lead to a healthy and informed discussion on the unique structure of the industry, the nature of its product and the need for a sector-specific framework while implementing general taxes

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