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Essential books to read for understanding inner world of court judges

From: Buisness-standard Recommended by: business-standard Judges have been making news for centuries, for good, bad, right and wrong reasons. They wield enormous power because they decide what is ok and what is not in what governments
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Three rates better than one flat rate in the goods and services tax

From: Buisness-standard By Sukumar Mukhopadhyay Recommended by: business-standard After the Prime Minister (PM) made a strong case against a flat rate in the goods and services tax (GST), the debate has assumed more importance. A
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Why are multinational corporations unable to crack the Indian market?

From: Buisness-standard By Shailesh Dobhal Recommended by: business-standard Last week, two seemingly unrelated reports on the same page of a pink daily got me thinking on the journey of multinational corporations in India.After
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Electricity use needs transformation

From: Buisness-standard By Sunita Narain Recommended by: business-standard The question we must ask as the environmental crisis — pollution in cities or land degradation and water pollution — reaches a dangerous peak is: “Can
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Corporate governance: Looking back @2017

From: Buisness-standard By Asish K Bhattacharyya Recommended by: business-standard The focus of 2017 was on independent directors (IDs) and independence of the board of directors.The ministry of corporate affairs (MCA)
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Job fear in 2017: With low employment hope, 15 mn didn't even look for jobs

From: Buisness-standard By Mahesh Vyas Recommended by: business-standard It will take a week more to finalise all estimates for the sixth complete survey (a Wave) on unemployment and consumer sentiments. Field operations concluded
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Time to reaffirm the Constitution of India

From: Buisness-standard By Shyam Saran Recommended by: business-standard Recently, comments by a Union minister that his party was committed to changing the Constitution of India led to widespread concern. It is reassuring that
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New World Development Indicators reveal Indian economy is improving

From: Buisness-standard By Parthasarathi Shome Recommended by: business-standard New World Development Indicators, 2017, have been released by the World Bank and it is time to take stock. I have compared India with Brazil and
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Govt's electoral bonds for political funding: A cloak to hide the daggers?

From: Buisness-standard By Somasekhar Sundaresan Recommended by: business-standard While the nation’s attention stands rivetted to divisions in the Supreme Court with political parties jumping in to seek mileage over recent events