Monthly Archives: February 2012

As the British Chancellor readies to visit India

Strolling through the Palace of Westminster, the mother of all Parliaments, reveals a fresco which British Prime Minister David Cameron will have many times noticed. It’s inscription describes the scene: “Sir Thomas Roe Envoy from King James the First of

As the British Chancellor readies to visit India

Strolling through the Palace of Westminster, the mother of all Parliaments, reveals a fresco which British Prime Minister David Cameron will have many times noticed. It’s inscription describes the scene: “Sir Thomas Roe Envoy from King James the First of

On Patriotism: Real and Irrelevent

Like me, you probably watched the cricket last summer. Although born in England, I feel I have earned the right to support India. After all, I’ve suffered enough haven’t I supporting England in the football. But oh no. I choose

On Patriotism: Real and Irrelevent

Like me, you probably watched the cricket last summer. Although born in England, I feel I have earned the right to support India. After all, I’ve suffered enough haven’t I supporting England in the football. But oh no. I choose

How Bankers Will Be Loved: Three Simple Things They Can Do

The past couple of weeks you may have noticed the 15 billion in profits by HSBC and the 12 billion by Barclays…I’ve lost count after 10 billion…so forgive me if I am out by a billion between friends. Yet these

How Bankers Will Be Loved: Three Simple Things They Can Do

The past couple of weeks you may have noticed the 15 billion in profits by HSBC and the 12 billion by Barclays…I’ve lost count after 10 billion…so forgive me if I am out by a billion between friends. Yet these

The Communist Capitalist

From Bloomberg: China’s Billionaire Congress The richest 70 members of China’s legislature added more to their wealth last year than the combined net worth of all 535 members of the U.S. Congress, the president and his Cabinet, and the nine

The Communist Capitalist

From Bloomberg: China’s Billionaire Congress The richest 70 members of China’s legislature added more to their wealth last year than the combined net worth of all 535 members of the U.S. Congress, the president and his Cabinet, and the nine

What Are Bankers Worth? In case we loathe them too much…

I will have appeared on Sky News for a documentary by the time you read this. The question I am being asked; ‘what are bankers worth?’ Well let me tell you. Bankers have created the second largest company in Britain

What Are Bankers Worth? In case we loathe them too much…

I will have appeared on Sky News for a documentary by the time you read this. The question I am being asked; ‘what are bankers worth?’ Well let me tell you. Bankers have created the second largest company in Britain

Why Invest In India? The Overview – another economic America.

Never before has any country outside the US had as many of its corporate leaders in the Forbes Rich List top 10 as India has today. Not even Japan in its heyday or China matches the feat. To make the

Why Invest In India? The Overview – another economic America.

Never before has any country outside the US had as many of its corporate leaders in the Forbes Rich List top 10 as India has today. Not even Japan in its heyday or China matches the feat. To make the

Political Will Is A Rare Commodity

I found myself last week debating on NDTV with Shashi Tharoor. ‘Why does India have so many malnourished children?’ I was asked by the presenter. ‘Because India lacks the political will to do something about it. The Prime Minister should

Political Will Is A Rare Commodity

I found myself last week debating on NDTV with Shashi Tharoor. ‘Why does India have so many malnourished children?’ I was asked by the presenter. ‘Because India lacks the political will to do something about it. The Prime Minister should