July 29, 2021

സഹകരണ ബാങ്കുകൾ നിക്ഷേപകരെ അകറ്റുമോ?

കേരളത്തിലെ സഹകരണ പ്രസ്ഥാനത്തിനു പൊതുവിലും സഹകരണ ബാങ്കുകൾക്ക് പ്രത്യേകിച്ചും വലിയ പാരമ്പര്യം അവകാശപ്പെടാനുണ്ട്. സ്വാഭാവികമായും വാദ പ്രതിവാദങ്ങൾ സഹജം. ഇപ്പോൾ കരുവന്നൂർ സഹകരണ ബാങ്കിലെ നൂറു കോടി വിവാദവും (1000 കോടി വരെയാകാം), കേന്ദ്രത്തിന്റെ പുതിയ സഹകരണ വകുപ്പ് സൃഷ്ടിയും വിവാദത്തിനു പുതിയ നിറവും രുചിയും നൽകിയിരിക്കുന്നു. രണ്ടിടത്തും പ്രതിസ്ഥാനത്തു ഭരണകൂടവുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ടവർ തന്നെയാണ്. കേന്ദ്രത്തിന്റേതു […]
May 13, 2020

Remonetise gold to tide over the economic crisis

Nissy Solomon and Dr D Dhanuraj As the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed global economy into an unprecedented scale of low growth and massive employment loss, the resource mobilisation to revive economic activities is reaching a frantic scale and dimension. In […]
February 2, 2019

Union Budget 2019 : Populist Move before the Election

(Photo Courtesy Financial Express) Though the speculation of whether it would be a full-fledged budget, or an interim budget was put to rest earlier, after the interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal’s budget speech, it turned out to be an electioneering […]
February 1, 2019

Kerala Budget 2019 : Welfare in the times of fiscal crisis

(Image courtesy The New Indian Express) It was a closely watched speech that Dr Thomas Isaac made today as he was presenting the fourth budget of the present LDF government of Kerala. Much so for the reason that it was […]
December 24, 2014

India Trade Report

By Fernando Posadas Pas* India is one of the largest economies in the World; however, much smaller economies such as South Korea, Singapore, Netherlands or Hong Kong have larger trade flows by value. The reason is that India still has […]
December 19, 2014

A perspective on the Impact of FDI on the Retail Sector

By Sibin Sabu* Any investment made by a company or entity based in one country, into a company or entity based in another country may be called Foreign Direct Investment. As per OECD (Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development), the […]
November 27, 2013

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India

‘Delhi or Kochi, this metal is hot property’, Times of India, 27 November, 2013 Kochi: Finance minister P Chidambaram may describe gold as a costly non-essential commodity,but for the average Malayali, the yellow metal still retains its allure.A study done […]
November 21, 2013

Gold and Consumer Behaviour – A Comparative Study of Cochin and Delhi

The primary objective of this paper is to study gold and consumer behavior. The respondents were consumers from various selected gold jewellery outlets in Cochin and Delhi. During the course of this study, the researcher tries to find the various […]
June 4, 2013

Factious Polity over Prosperity

By B.Chandrasekaran The political paralysis over the external liberalization of foreign direct investment in retail sector is not new to Indian polity. In the 80s, there were outrages over the computerization of banks in India. The 90s witnessed the factious […]