Gold mining

The potential adverse consequences of government procurement are well known. It can enable companies to charge excessive prices for low-quality goods and unreliable services, while facilitating corruption, abuses of power, and waste. Photo: Reuters<br />

The procurement gold mine

4 min read . 23 Oct 2014
All of the government’s efforts and the irrationally high global prices have failed to douse Indians’ desire for the glitter of the metal. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br /> (Priyanka Parashar/Mint)

Ending the gold obsession

4 min read . 15 May 2013
Lost &#8216;little England&#8217;

Lost &#8216;little England&#8217;

3 min read . 12 Nov 2010