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WHAT’S THIS 10 PERCENT QUOTA?

V Pattabhi Ram I have never been a great votary of job reservation, now that we are 70 years into Independence. Incidentally, I have found that people have rightly taken umbrage when largesse is so distributed, but when it is … Continue reading

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Governor Patel’s exit is a slap on the government, but it can’t care less

V Pattabhi Ram When he stepped down, ahead of term, as the governor of India’s central bank, the reclusive Inflation-warrior Urijit Patel created history. It was the first time that someone in post-liberalization India had done so.  To imagine the … Continue reading

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ICAI MUST REINVENT THE EXAMINATION PROCESS

V Pattabhi Ram The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is both the certifying body and the regulator for the audit profession. Its role as a regulator has often drawn flak. Its responsibility as a certifier is now under … Continue reading

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KARAN THAPAR SPINS A LOVELY YARN

BY: V Pattabhi Ram You may not like the way he harangues guests in his talk shows. He is known to raise his voice and be acrimonious in his arguments. You might even hate him because he takes your favorite … Continue reading

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WHEN GOD DESERTED HIS OWN COUNTRY

V Pattabhi Ram Every tragedy, whatever the cause, calls for united action from the people of India.  Kerala saw this year, what Chennai had seen three years ago: unprecedented floods. Something like this had last happened in God’s own country … Continue reading

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