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Rakesh Khar

  • 9-phase Lok Sabha polls: Will young & restless stay excited?

    The nine phase poll schedule announced by the Election Commission (EC) on March 5 might prove to be a dampener for the young who hold the key to the outcome of the polls in 2014.

    Wednesday, 5 March 2014 - 1:50pm
  • Narendra Modi is best positioned to deliver growth: Arvind Panagariya

    Economist and Columbia University professor Arvind Panagariya bats for Narendra Modi as the next Prime Minister, but cautions that unless and until the BJP gets close to 220 seats in the April-May Lok Sabha polls, the economic reforms agenda cannot be duly implemented. Soon after delivering the C D...

    Saturday, 15 February 2014 - 6:00am
  • Let us not make Afzal Guru a martyr!

    Did the UPA government err gravely in shutting the Valley post the hanging of Afzal Guru? Did the shutting not lend credibility to the three-day protest call given there by separatists? And most tragically for India bestow martyrdom in the eyes of Kashmiris to someone whose terror outfit not...

    Wednesday, 13 February 2013 - 7:32pm
  • Bulls hit '‘netagiri’' for a sixer!

    The mystery surrounding Sensex moves has got reinforced with the latest rally which saw the 30-share stock indices achieve a 19% growth this calendar.

    Monday, 17 September 2012 - 7:00am
  • Who is the 'Ravana' in the Maruti story gone wrong?

    Maruti Suzuki posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit and guided a sales volume growth of 10% in the current business year.

    Sunday, 22 July 2012 - 10:26am
  • Why you should not lose sleep over India's economic condition

    The India story does not merely reflect in select macroeconomic indices; it thrives in the infinite energy to grow irrespective of limitations.

    Tuesday, 10 July 2012 - 5:52pm
  • You have been compromised: An open letter to God in the Upper House

    I must say with a heavy heart, that our God has been compromised. I know many among the million worshippers who share this sentiment but may not go public with their remorse.

    Sunday, 29 April 2012 - 7:49pm
  • Budget 2012: A survivor’s budget, at best

    As he rose to present his seventh full length budget, Pranab Mukherjee began on an unusually frank note admitting vocally to the credibility gap the UPA government faces today.

    Friday, 16 March 2012 - 10:36pm
  • Rakesh Khar: The futility of a fast!

    Barely 100 days after he broke his 13-day fast-unto-death, civil society hero Anna Hazare is set to sit on a day-long fast on December 11 at Jantar Mantar, a place from where he launched his national Jan Lokpal crusade in April.

    Friday, 9 December 2011 - 10:00am
  • Rakesh Khar: Dr Singh, how do you want to be remembered?

    Twenty years have passed since Dr Singh came to be recognized as the architect of the economic reform story in India but the challenge of either the goal of removal of poverty or development for all is far from over.

    Monday, 25 July 2011 - 10:00am

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