Economy

WHY INDIA’S BAD LOAN PROBLEM IS REALLY BAD (mint ePaper, 12 Jun 2017, Page07)

Volumes have been written about Indian Banks’ stressed assets. This article puts the things in perspective for a common man like us on the enormity of the problem of bad loans. It is really puzzling how the banks have lent so liberally compromising the interests of the government, being the majority share holder.


WHY INDIA’S BAD LOAN PROBLEM IS REALLY BAD
TAMAL BANDYOPADHYAY Read Tamal Bandyopadhyay’s earlier columns at livemint.com/bankerstrust His Twitter handle is @tamalbandyo. Respond to this column at tamal.b@livemint.com.
mint ePaper
12 Jun 2017

Last week, Spain’s largest lender Banco Santander SA announced taking over struggling Banco Popular Espanol SA for a symbolic value of â��1. Santander also plans a â��7 billion ($7.88 billion) rights issue to infuse capital and provide for the bad loans of…read more…

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WHY INDIA’S BAD LOAN PROBLEM IS REALLY BAD (mint ePaper, 12 Jun 2017, Page07)

Volumes have been written about Indian Banks’ stressed assets. This article puts the things in perspective for a common man like us on the enormity of the problem of bad loans. It is really puzzling how the banks have lent so liberally compromising the interests of the government, being the majority share holder.


WHY INDIA’S BAD LOAN PROBLEM IS REALLY BAD
TAMAL BANDYOPADHYAY Read Tamal Bandyopadhyay’s earlier columns at livemint.com/bankerstrust His Twitter handle is @tamalbandyo. Respond to this column at tamal.b@livemint.com.
mint ePaper
12 Jun 2017

Last week, Spain’s largest lender Banco Santander SA announced taking over struggling Banco Popular Espanol SA for a symbolic value of â��1. Santander also plans a â��7 billion ($7.88 billion) rights issue to infuse capital and provide for the bad loans of…read more…

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management

India’s pioneering management guru (mint ePaper, 12 Jun 2017, Page08)

…Long before it became de rigueur for every Indian company to seek help for periodic restructuring of its business from global management gurus, Mrityunjay Athreya had been laying the foundations of the consulting business in India. He was the head of the 6 member team constituted in 1991 for restructuring Telecom. This government, he says, has the right philosophy though it is going slow on privatization….


India’s pioneering management guru
BY SUNDEEP KHANNA sundeep.k@livemint.com
mint ePaper
12 Jun 2017

Before there was Mckinsey and BCG and Bain, before there was the Blue Ocean Strategy and Porter’s Five Forces and the 3Cs framework, there was Mrityunjay Athreya. Long before it became de rigueur for every Indian company to seek help for periodic…read more…

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digital

Digitization can pave the way for IoT in India (mint ePaper, 9 Jun 2017, Page09)

…For a country such as India, digitization coupled with IOT could be real game changer….says the author.

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Digitization can pave the way for IoT in India
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mint ePaper
9 Jun 2017

Businesses across sectors have realized that they must use digital channels to engage with their key stakeholders to remain relevant and drive the conversation forward. The challenges for them include the loss of control over customer relationships,…read more…

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public interest

హైదరాబాద్‌లో వర్ష బీభత్సం

హైద్రబాద్ ప్రజల గోస బల్దియాకు, సర్కారుకు పట్టదా…నాలాలు సాపు చేస్తమంటిరి…ఆక్రమణలు తొలగిస్తమంటిరి…రోడ్లమీద బొందలు కానబడితే..అధికారులను సస్పెండు చేస్తమంటిరి..మరి చిన్న వానపడితే బతుకులు ఆగమాగమాయే…నరకం కనబడబట్టె…యిగ మా బతుకిన్తేనా…వానకాలం షురూ గాకముందే సుదరాయించుకోవాలె గాని గిప్పుడు సోచాయిస్తే ఏంది ఫాయిదా

…తెలంగాణా పడుచు (యువ) మంత్రి సారు..కేటీఆర్ గారు..హైద్రబాద్ ప్రజల గోస జరంత పట్టించుకోని కమస్కం వచ్చే వానకాలం వరకైనా గీ బాద పురాగ తఫ్ష్య జేస్తరని ఆశపడ్తన్నం

http://www.eenadu.net/news/news.aspx?item=ts-main-news&no=5

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public interest

డబ్బాలో గబ్బు నీళ్ళు

మన తెలుగు రాష్ట్రాలకేమైంది? కల్తీ…కల్తీ…అని ఒక వంద సార్లు రాసినా..ఆ సంఖ్యను అధిగమించి…ఎన్నో రకాల కల్తీలు నిత్యం వెలుగు చూస్తున్నాయి…నూనె, పాలు, బియ్యం, గుడ్లు..ఒకటేమిటి ఎన్నో…బయటపడేంత వరకూ ఎవరికీ తెలియకపోవడం…వ్యాపారమంటేనే ఇంత మోసమా..తెలుగు వాళ్ళే ఎక్కువగా ఆరితేరినారా ఈ విషయంలో …అనే సందేహం కలుగుతున్నది..ఆ మధ్య సర్వోత్తమ న్యాయస్థానం..కల్తీ చర్య…తీవ్రవాద చర్యకు ఏమాత్రం తక్కువ కాదని వ్యాఖ్యానించింది…ప్రాణానికి అవసరమైన నీటిలో ఇంత దుర్మార్గమైన కల్తీయా? ప్రభుత్వాల నియంత్రణ ఏది? కఠినమైన శిక్షలు, భారీ జరిమానాలు విధిస్తే తప్ప ఈ మహమ్మారిని అంతమొందించలేం…

http://epaper.eenadu.net/index.php?rt=index/index#

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Economy

Thinking strategically about privatization (mint ePaper, 7 Jun 2017, Page14)

Very insightful, putting in perspective the policy on privatization.


Thinking strategically about privatization
NIRANJAN RAJADHYAKSHA Niranjan Rajadhyaksha is executive editor of Mint. Comments are welcome at cafeeconomics@livemint.com. Read Niranjan’s previous Mint columns at http://www.livemint.com/cafeeconomics
mint ePaper
7 Jun 2017

There is an old story that needs to be retold at a time when the privatization of public sector companies such as Air India is once again being avidly discussed. A young parliamentarian named Atal Bihari Vajpayee asked during a debate why the…read more…

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Coal and Power

Higher capex for non-core ops will be a drag on Coal India cash reserves, say analysts (mint ePaper, 7 Jun 2017, Page06)

CIL setting up 200 MW solar power plants one each in Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, building a 1600 MW thermal power plant, participating with 30% equity in four fertilizer units, and coal to liquid projects which are non-core activities for a coal mining company, is a drag on CIL’s cash reserves, says the Author…..

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Higher capex for non-core ops will be a drag on Coal India cash reserves, say analysts
BY SOUMONTY KANUNGO soumonty.k@livemint.com
mint ePaper
7 Jun 2017

Asharp rise in planned “non-core” capital expenditure by Coal India Ltd (CIL) has left analysts wondering if the coal miner is on the right track. In an analysts’ meet last week, the company said it has allocated Rs15,000 crore in capital expenditure…read more…

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Environment

The real challenge for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (mint ePaper, 6 Jun 2017, Page16)

An eye-opening Article. Swachh Bharat is not only about building toilets, sweeping the streets (mostly for photographs) but to take a holistic view of the generation, management and disposal of waste. Ideal of Swachh Bharat and clean Ganga will remain a pipe dream unless governments act urgently with a strong determination.

 

The real challenge for Swachh Bharat Abhiyan
BY RAGINI BHUYAN ragini.b@livemint.com
mint ePaper
6 Jun 2017

The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, one of Narendra Modi’s flagship schemes, may be missing out on one of the key ingredients of clean cities: waste management. Although the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan lays a lot of emphasis on collecting waste in cities, it does not…read more…

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Economy

CURRENCY BAN: THE POLITICS VS THE ECONOMICS (mint ePaper, 5 Jun 2017, Page19)


CURRENCY BAN: THE POLITICS VS THE ECONOMICS
Anil Padmanabhan is executive editor of and writes every week on the intersection of politics and economics. His Twitter handle is @capitalcalculus. Respond to this column at anil.p@livemint.com
mint ePaper
5 Jun 2017

Last Wednesday, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) released the annual income data for the final quarter of 2016-17. It was keenly awaited as it overlapped with the period following the 8 November demonetization of high-value currency notes: the big…read more…

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