Reflex Action

Author: 
Suresh Babu

Leadership is the most crucial aspect of change management. Without effective leadership, cooperative organisations will be a victim of change rather than a master of change. It is strongly believed that with the right kind of leadership, the cooperative can serve a place for itself in the global economy.
Centered leadership.

Author: 
Gyan Pathak

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is right in his insistence on implementing universal financial inclusion programmes in the country to improve the living conditions of our people, but has proved himself ignorant of the brewing crisis in India’s financial sector, particularly the banking sector. He should have tried first to strengthen the banking sector, which dominates the financial sector by making it scam and corruption free, and compelling it to improve its beleaguered balance sheet having persistent deterioration in the asset quality.

Author: 
Amulya Ganguli

Behind the defeat of the Left in Tripura lies the failure of the communists to realize that capitalism is no longer regarded by the ordinary people as an ogre as envisaged by Marx when he said that “capital comes into the world soiled with mire from top to toe and oozing blood from every pore”.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

India’s stagnant economy will be entering fiscal 2019 on the back of relatively poorer performance for two successive years (FY16-18), and well below 7 per cent growth in real terms in fiscal 18, amid global headwinds of market volatility, rising inflation and interest rate hikes charted by US Fed. Can we smartly overcome all these to let growth shine at 7.5 percent in the new fiscal year and rightly claim the tag of fastest-growing economy, not gloating over a single quarter growth recovery?

Author: 
K Raveendran

Most corruption cases have a political connection in one way or the other. So whenever a new scam is unearthed, there are allegations and counter allegations. Invariably, the party facing the embarrassment accuses those arraigned on the other side of politicising the issue.

Author: 
Sushil Kutty

Monday midnight Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash goes to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal’s residence. Kejriwal is not alone. Deputy CM Manish Sisodia is there. So are some AAP MLAs. Among them Amanatullah and Prakash Jarwal. Next day Prakash alleges assault at the CM’s house. AAP refutes charge. The police arrest Jarwal. Amanatullah surrenders to the cops. Kejriwal scraps Aadhar requirement for ration procurement in Delhi.

Author: 
Subrata Majumder

Controversy roared when Prime Minister Narendra Modi sneered at protectionism and sided with Chinese President Xi Jinping to advocate globalization in Davos. Nevertheless, China too towed protectionism in the early stage of development. Its strategy helped to push the country as the global hub for manufacturing behind the wall of protectionism and swamped the world with cheap goods.

Author: 
S. Sethuraman

The biggest scandal in India's banking sector - an alleged 11,400 crore fraud involving Punjab National Bank and diamond merchant Nirav Modi and associates -- coming to light in January  2018 -- will  pep up the state poll campaigns, leading to Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Author: 
G. Srinivasan

At a time when the country’s ailing banking industry, particularly the proverbial public sector banks (PSBs) suffering from balance sheet woes, is being bandaged by the first tranche of a capital infusion of Rs 88.139 crore as part of a jumbo Rs 2.11 lakh crore rescue package, the murky affairs in the country’s second biggest bank, the Punjab National Bank of India (PNB), has surfaced to the dismay of the authorities.

Author: 
Aditya Amir

So who should hang from the rafters for the massive PNB Nirav Modi Scam – the UPA or the NDA? That is apart from nephew Nirav Modi and uncle Choksi and the one or two or scores of PNB officials who enacted the scam for the diamond merchants of India-New York-London-Antwerp-Hong Kong-Singapore-Macau-Malaysia… Clearly, unlike diamonds, scams cannot be ‘forever’.

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