Tadit Kundu
The increase in government spending has been driven by higher revenue spending, suggesting that this could be inflationary. It is this fear coupled with a demand-supply mismatch in the bond market that has driven up bond yields. Photo: AFP

Beware the ire of bond vigilantes

3 min read . 25 Dec 2019
The gulf between the statutory rate and the effective tax rate is largely because of a complex tax system involving a slew of exemptions. Photo: iStockphoto
It is likely that the stressed assets to advances ratio for banks again worsened in the June quarter, after having improved in 2018-19.

Is India prepared for a global shock?

4 min read . 16 Sep 2019
In four southern states, share of people who went to a theatre about once a month was nearly twice the national average

The north-south divide in reel life

3 min read . 10 Sep 2019
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