Author: Anirban Kar

NPA Stifles Banking in India

The banking sector is plagued with non performing assets (NPA). Anirban takes a look into the evil that affect banks. The Indian banking system has gone through significant changes following the financial sector reforms. However, certain changes in the banking system mandate the banks to improve overall efficiency, by bringing down the non performing assets (NPAs), and improve […]

What Plagues the Realty Sector: Issues and Concerns-II

Different Truth serialises the issues and concerns of the realty sector in India in two parts. Here is the second and final part of the series; an analysis by Anirban. In the first part we covered GPPP, and reverse auction, including forward contracts, and land pooling. Here we discuss proper legislation and land laws, affordable financing, and alternative […]

What Plagues the Realty Sector: Issues and Concerns-I

Different Truth serialises the issues and concerns of the realty sector in India in two parts. Here, in the first part of the series, we examine three major points on GPPP, Reverse Auctions and Land Pooling. Here’s an in-depth report by Anirban. The real estate sector in India is one of the fastest growing sectors in the […]

Inclusion, not Exclusion, Needed for Reservation Policy

Different Truths serialises JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. Here’s the last part of the six-part article. Anirban reports on the reservation policy. We bring to you the sixth and final […]

Agro Card: Will it be a Boon to Farmers?

Different Truths serializes JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. The fifth part of the six-part article deals with Agro Card. Here’s a report from Anirban. The fifth and penultimate part of […]

MGNREGA: Will it Empower Rural India?

  Different Truths serializes JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. Here’s the fourth part, MGNREGA, of the six-part article. Here’s an in-depth report by Anirban. The fourth topic in the JAMMAI […]

Mobile Applications to Revolutionise Rural India

Different Truths serialises JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. Here’s the third part of the six-part article, Anirban reports. We dwell on the third topic, Mobile, in the JAMMAI series and […]

UIDAI: The Aadhaar of Identity

Different Truths serialises JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. Here’s the second part of the six-part article. Anirban reports on the need for national identification number for the […]

JAMMAI: Empowering India Financially

Different Truths serialises JAMMAI that focuses on the development in India. An initiative of the present government, it’s an ambitious project. We hope that the blueprint on paper matches the political will of the Modi government. Here’s the first part of the six-part article; Anirban reports. JAM or PMJDY, Aadhar and Mobile are taking the development of India […]

The Blame Game: The Small-town syndrome

Anirban takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the small-town syndrome. He dwells on the case of a small town boy wooing a big town girl. Do not curse your blood. It flows through your veins. Often, we blame our genes for our ‘imagined mistakes’. Our parents seem to be vulnerable to our emotions. We often blackmail […]

Digital Money: The Way Ahead

Technology has had a huge impact on monetary transactions around the world. Historically, we have seen the movement of physical goods as in the barter system to the flow of electronic money via networks. Digitising money will help the government, business and consumers in their own space. Here’s an in-depth analysis by Anirban. Whenever, the species is in […]