The Saga of Corruption And Misgovernance in India We have been massively bearish on the Indian stock markets for a long time now citing the huge mis-governance and corruption that afflicts the entire economy. During the credit fueled boom in the early 2000s, these problems got shoved down the carpet, leading to high valuations to [...]

India and Iran tiff over Oil Tanker Despite India’s large size and huge army, the country’s leadership remains weak kneed and soft. The country has been repeatedly pushed around by smaller powers and the reaction of the country’s politicians has been quite pathetic. It has been seen in situations of provocation by neighbors as well [...]

India imports billions of dollars of goods and services despite having the resources and manpower to manufacture the goods/services at lower costs on its shores. India’s malfunctioning and corrupt governance is the chief cause of India’s current state, where the currency is in a free fall as imports far exceed exports. India has one of [...]

Real Estate crash in India Estate prices have kept moving upwards relentlessly even as other asset classes have languished. Corporate mis-governance and corruption has driven investors away from equity, while bond and fixed income investments have been less attractive because of high consumer inflation. This has made gold and real estate the preferred choice of [...]

Money Laundering in India At the end the shiny reputation of three of India’s largest private banks was pulled down by mere camera based sting operation. The reporter with a sting camera was one of the courageous individuals who dared to put forward the true story of money laundering carried out by the bank. A [...]

Mike Parker rightly said, “When you don’t invest in infrastructure, you are going to pay sooner or later.” Indian government after realizing the need of development of infrastructure passed a Public Private Partnership Policy which was regarded as a milestone in infrastructure development. Until lately with the lack of development and late completion of projects, [...]