Articles by Nagesh Narayana

Nagesh Narayana

#MeToo row: Need for introspection in newsrooms

Now that social media is being widely used by journalists themselves, the government can easily move a new media control Bill muting the channels of information, whether twitter, Facebook or even the mainstream print and TV channels. Oct 15, 2018

Descendants Seek US Soldiers' Remains From Arunachal Pradesh

First Lt. Irwin Zaetz, 26, known as Zipper, was piloting a World War II B-24 bomber nicknamed "Hot As Hell" that went down untraceable in January 1944, with seven others. His nephew Gary seeks Indian government's help to find "unburied" remains of the crew. Nov 9, 2013

Remember 1991? Is Chidambaram's Anti-Gold Policy Right?

Despite Indian Finance Minister P. Chidambaram's oft-repeated appeal to desist from buying gold, there is hardly any decline in gold sales across the country and the minister should realise that it was sine-qua-non to his budget beset with huge increase in daily taxes that had hit the country's massive middle class. Jun 14, 2013

Why China's Incursion in Ladakh Preceded Khurshid's Visit?

Ever since 1959 when the Tibetan Religious leader Dalai Lama crossed the mountains and sought refuge in Dharmashala, India's relations with China were on a rollercoaster and the 1962 war was a decisive factor that can never revert an unequal relationship set between the two giants. May 3, 2013

Saradha Chit Fund Scam: Why Mamata Reacts, not RBI?

The chit fund company has, no doubt, defrauded thousands of investors, including the poor and to portray herself as pro-poor, Mamata reacted rather abruptly creating a ₹500-crore fund to help these investors. More than helping the poor, the CM's move brings into question how such frauds should be dealt with in future, both by the government and the regulator, here the RBI. Apr 25, 2013