We need decontrol of all petro-fuels, not massive, occasional petrol price hikes
Considering how much global crude prices have moved up since the last time retail prices were changed on December 1, there is no doubt that fuel retail prices do need to go up.
Dual pricing of diesel makes no sense
The price arbitrage for guzzling subsidised diesel would almost certainly lead to a host of directly-un...
Investment revival is the key, to reverse the declining trend in industrial growth
The country’s industrial output growth virtually halted in April due to a steep fall in capital goods production.
Why is rupee kept strong and who gains from it?
RBI must cut rates, curb FPI in short-term debt and let the rupee slide. This will redistribute income, and spur net exports, job creation and overall growth.
PM Narendra Modi praises Dharmendra Pradhan during inauguration of Paradip refinery, sets off CM talk
Observers felt Modi's praise of Pradhan was the virtual projection of the senior Odisha BJP functionary as the party's chief ministerial candidate.
The price we pay for opaque oil prices
The objection has no merit. The real solution to cost-padding in petrofuels is independent marketing, so that genuine competition brings down costs.
Predictability should guide diesel price increases
The decision to let oil marketing companies raise diesel prices from time to time, as and when required, is not very well thought-out.
Opposition parties disrupted normal life in many parts on Monday.
ET Awards 2012: Enough left to achieve for a new Agenda for Renewal
Judicial expansion and reform, reform of education, decontrol of petro-fuels, complete overhaul of political funding, prior zoning for urbanisation to make conversion of land use automatic.
Policy paralysis: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh must act to keep the India growth story intact
It is all very well for the Prime Minister to say that he will cut red tape but he must act, rather than talk or set up committees.
Need to strike out such farce
The right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness is fundamental. Assertion of formal rights by a mobilised populace is, indeed, the lifeblood of democracy, giving substance to form.
Focus on raising output
The Reserve Bank of India has accelerated its planned exit from the crisis-induced extra accommodation of credit demand by raising both the repo and reverse repo rates.
Manufacturing inflation, aided by rupee slide, a big concern
The steep fall in food inflation, down to 0.74% in December over December 2010, is good news but is not cause enough for cheer.
A big dose of political courage is what the government leadership needs to halt
Without being unduly alarmist, it is indeed possible to acknowledge the need for course correction in policy and state action.
The government must decontrol diesel prices and be proactive on farm growth.
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