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Will raging inflation wreak Indian economy?

Risk of raging inflation The Chennai International Centre (CIC) presented BJP MP from Hazaribagh, Jharkhand, Jayant Sinha through a webinar programme. Sinha had earlier been a minister in Modi’s NDA II government, handling finance and civil aviation. He is the Chairperson for Standing Committee on Finance.  Sinha graduated from IIT, Delhi,

Sridhar Vembu – Cover Story – IE May 2020

Sridhar Vembu, Founder and CEO of Zoho Corporation is an illustrious example of a successful start-up entrepreneur. This product of Princeton University acknowledges the inspiration he derives from S Gurumurthy, the Swadeshi Jagran Manch ideologue and attributes to him his yen for swadeshi self-reliance and de-centralised rural cluster development. We

India can be a hub for safe, fast breeder reactors

Dr Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission, visited the Economist House on 10 March. He graciously mentioned: “your TerraPower article (IE March issue) attracted and made me come here.” Dr Kakodkar referred to the father of nuclear energy in India, Dr Homi Bhabha, envisioning the prospects for the use of

Cheer on cheap gas prices

The big crash in the prices of crude oil and natural gas will bring humongous savings in India’s import bill. The country’s oil imports were estimated at 225 million tonnes (MT) in 2019-20 and import bill on petroleum products at $105 billion. In the coming year FY21, there can be

When Mukesh Ambani rushed to meet Jaganmohan…

AP Chief Minister Jaganmohan offering a Rajya Sabha seat to the President of Reliance Industries Group, Parimal Nathwani, appears a master-stroke. AP CM Jaganmohan Reddy has been through tough times. The state’s finances are not in great shape. His predecessor, Chandrababu Naidu, quit the NDA alliance blaming, the Centre for not

TerraPower – another Bill Gates brainwave

TerraPower will re-use the spent fuel rods with depleted Uranium-238, burnt in conventional light-water reactors. This technology, if perfected, will help the US meet all its fuel needs for the next 120 years using the existing used fuel rods! Terrapower will address the present concerns: chances for human error, long-term storage

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