Newsline | Will Priyanka Gandhi test Modi in 2019?

Priyanka Gandhi has formally announced her entry in active Indian politics. This can have major repercussions for the upcoming general elections and beyond. Priyanka Gandhi has been appointed by the Congress as General Secretary, Uttar Pradesh (East) The announcement marks…

Who will break the ‘Wall’ that divides America?

As America’s longest shutdown drags on, and both Republicans and Democrats harden their positions, who should blink first? The US is currently undergoing the longest shutdown in its history. The shutdown, which is on the contentious issue of the border…

Is ‘Bre-entry’ the best option for Theresa May now?

British PM Theresa May’s Brexit deal was defeated by a massive margin in Parliament yesterday. The PM faces a no-confidence vote in Parliament on Wednesday. With this defeat, the government has three working days to submit a new plan of…

Till contempt do us part…

Till contempt do us part… Ericsson has filed a contempt petition in the SC seeking prison time for Anil Ambani from the Government for not clearing its dues. Meanwhile, the government is also being sued for contempt by Anil Ambani…

Despair in Mumbai, Hope in Bengaluru

Absconding business tycoon Vijay Mallya has been legally declared a ‘Fugitive Economic Offender’ in the Rs 9,000 crore loan default case by a special court in Mumbai on Saturday. On the other hand, banks now seem to be keen to…

‘M’utually ‘A’ssured ‘D’evastation?

Xi Jinping is openly raising the war pitch in response to US overtures in Asia Pacific. But while both US and China continue with such aggressive posturing in the backdrop of their trade war, their economies are already beginning to…

With investments in a tailspin, Is Modi in Need of a ‘Doosra’?

Investments in the Indian economy have hit a 14-year low in the quarter ending December, making it harder for the Modi government to fight elections on the plank of performance. There is bad news for the Modi government on the…

Kohli ahead of Tendulkar by ‘2’ Runs

Kohli 358 Matches – 19,ooo Runs | Tendulkar 664 Matches – 34,357 Runs  “At This rate Kohli will have to play 648 Matches in total to cross Sachin Tendulkar’s  total runs in International Cricket. That said: Kohli will have to play…

Protection for Employees, Bloodshed for Investors

Employees will be spared the pink slips post the three-way merger of Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank with Bank of Baroda, as per the diktats of political expediency. But the deal certainly isn’t good for shareholders. The merger of Vijaya…

2019: The year that separates the Men from the Boys

The NBFC sector starts the year on a fragile note, with a crisis of confidence and liquidity impacting growth and profitability. Only those firms with strong balance sheets and sound business models will prevail Uday Kotak, Executive Vice Chairman and…