Bharat Jhunjhunwala

Stories By Bharat Jhunjhunwala

Democracy doesn’t serve a developing nation

Democracy doesn’t serve a developing nation

Espousal of democracy by the West is predicated on the exploitation of others

Return of migrants is in everyone’s interest

Return of migrants is in everyone’s interest

Time is short to repair the imminent permanent damage to the economies of host states

Not loans; market demand will pull MSMEs out of quicksand

Not loans; market demand will pull MSMEs out of quicksand

In absence of true increased income, borrowings are additional burden on the MSMEs.

A crew prepares to unload medical supplies arriving from China from a Antonov AN-225 cargo transporter at Mirabel Airport in Mirabel, Quebec, Friday, May 1, 2020, during the coronavirus pandemic.

Facing the ascendancy of China

China being the only country with a sizable financial surplus and in a position to supply goods, aversion to it over the coronavirus is u...Read More

Rebounding from corona — the Chinese way

Rebounding from corona — the Chinese way

No wonder, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has said that China will escape the looming recession of the w...Read More

Limitations to AAP's Delhi governance model

Limitations to AAP's Delhi governance model

Person-based model of governance necessitates vigorous audits and evaluations.

Telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone-Idea and Jio at the mercy of the Government?

Telecom companies like Airtel, Vodafone-Idea and Jio at the mercy of the Government?

Vodafone-Idea, Airtel bankruptcy can be prevented by rewriting spectrum charge agreement

Coronavirus: Fallout of unbridled global economic integration

Coronavirus: Fallout of unbridled global economic integration

The coronavirus has led to a shutdown of the Chinese economy. Airbus has suspended the production of airplanes and Foxconn, which makes m...Read More

Coronavirus: Perils of global economic integration

Coronavirus: Perils of global economic integration

The coronavirus has led to a shutdown of the Chinese economy. Airbus has suspended the production of airplanes and Foxconn, which makes m...Read More

Budget 2020: Despite tax cuts, growth will remain leaden-footed

Budget 2020: Despite tax cuts, growth will remain leaden-footed

The basic philosophy of the budget is that tax cuts will place more monies in the hands of the companies and the rich, which will get inv...Read More

If I were to make the Union Budget...

If I were to make the Union Budget...

One, reform GST. I will make the provision for the GST paid by small businesses on the purchase of raw materials to be refunded to them i...Read More

Remedy to dismal demand lies in infrastructure investment

Remedy to dismal demand lies in infrastructure investment

Now, demand is being made that a one-time window to resolve tax disputes and to convert black money into white may be opened in the budge...Read More

Sea change to rescue India Post by Bharat Jhunjhunwala

Sea change to rescue India Post by Bharat Jhunjhunwala

The Government has established the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) last year in order to revive the Post Offices. It was thought that the...Read More

Housing bubble may burst, next

Housing bubble may burst, next

A medium-scale builder of Ghaziabad explained the dynamics of the housing sector. He had purchased a plot for Rs 300 crore to build a hou...Read More

Not just stubble menace, other pollutants in the mix

Not just stubble menace, other pollutants in the mix

The Supreme Court has ordered that the farmers should be paid Rs 100 per quintal or Rs 1 per kilogram to incentivise them not to burn the...Read More

Free Trade Agreement with China is ill-timed

Free Trade Agreement with China is ill-timed

Trade between these countries is virtually “free,” that is, nil or nominal import duties are imposed on movement of goods between these c...Read More

Banks come full circle on their failings

Banks come full circle on their failings

The Modi Government has thankfully and boldly abstained from interfering in the working of Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Bank officials are...Read More

Take a leaf out of US’ fiscal book

Take a leaf out of US’ fiscal book

The Government is following the policy of “balanced budget” which means that the expenditures will be reduced to match with the income. T...Read More

How banks are deceived by companies

How banks are deceived by companies

Two types of frauds take place in our banks. One takes place with the connivance of the bank officials. The Punjab and Maharashtra Co-ope...Read More

Corporate tax cut may have an unintented flip side

Corporate tax cut may have an unintented flip side

But will this be made in India or abroad? Most companies today have global contacts, and even rich individuals are investing a large part...Read More

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