All stories by Paranjoy Guha Thakurta
In an interconnected world, India cannot escape Greece crisis's falloutRediff.com7 Jul 2015
If the impact of the Greece crisis spreads across Europe and parts of the world which are more interconnected than ever before, India cannot hope to be insulated, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
The Greece Crisis and its lessons for IndiaRediff.com3 Jul 2015
'India cannot expect to be insulated from the crisis. Europe is India's biggest trading partner with two-way trade of E72.5 billion or Rs 530,000 crore last year,' says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
India is proficient in making laws but lax in enforcing themRediff.com21 May 2015
Concluding the three-part series, Paranjoy Guha Thakurta says that the black money law is likely to fail because of the ineptness of India's investigative and enforcement agencies.
New black money law recreates inspector raj of yoreRediff.com19 May 2015
A major criticism of the new law is that it can become an instrument of abuse as it confers the tax enforcement authorities with strong discretionary powers, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
The nuts and bolts of the new black money lawRediff.com15 May 2015
In the first of a three-part series Paranjoy Guha Thakurta details the salient features of the Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets (Imposition of Tax) Act, 2015.
Gujarat model of development: More hype than substanceRediff.com2 Apr 2015
With facts and figures, the CAG report has highlighted how Gujarat was far from a role model for states across India, and that the progress made in this province in western India in improving agriculture, education, healthcare and empowerment of women and children, was not exactly creditable, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
Coalgate verdict: A chance to clean up the messRediff.com26 Sep 2014
It is hoped that the decision of India's apex court will send a signal to politicians and their cronies from the world of business that the rule of the law does eventually prevail, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
Coalgate and India's crony capitalismRediff.com28 Aug 2014
The Supreme Court judgement will hopefully ensure that those in power and authority will hesitate before allotting precious natural resources that belong to each and every citizen of the country in an arbitrary and corrupt manner, says Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.
What Reliance's takeover of Network 18 means for mediaRediff.com12 Jun 2014
With Mukesh Ambani taking over Network 18, the space for disseminating a diverse range of views could shrink, feels Paranjoy Guha Thakurta.