Yes, that is true. Successive governments have been hostile towards our condition and our cause has been completely sidelined. For 30 years, we have been at the receiving end of hopeless lip service, dished out by each political party. We are a displaced community within our own country. Even in 30 years of our exile, none of the ruling governments has been successful in providing a sustainable structure for us. … [Read more...] about Kashmiri Pandits have received only lip service from political parties, says author Avanti Sopory
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“This is a democracy. All that I can do is be true to myself – and hopefully that will bring enough dissonance,” says Anvita, who says she was “surprised how audiences picked up every nuance and responded to it emotionally and viscerally. It has sparked conversations and it has moved them to poetry or art. I am so grateful for that.” … [Read more...] about ‘I wanted to tell a fantastical tale about real pain’: ‘Bulbbul’ director Anvita Dutt
Armed with prospects of high growth, split-second information reach, large doses of capital infusion began to push the new age companies to stratospheric valuations. The stock prices continued to rocket northwards, and retail as well as institutional investors shed the time proven principles of staying invested for a long period of time. Old economy sectors and stocks – infrastructure, construction, public sector companies, metals & mining - started witnessing dwindling traded volumes, clearly highlighting the shift to consumer discretionary, fintech, FMCG and other consumption focussed sectors. Seth Klarman’s words, "The single greatest edge an investor can have is a long-term orientation" seem to be slowly fading away. Economy was disconnected from the stock market was an accepted fact in most investment circles, but by how much and for how long, were the points of debate. … [Read more...] about Value investing: Warren Buffett course-corrects his investment style, should you?
Of late, the market is obsessing less over policy rates and focusing more on other measures being taken by the RBI. Liquidity, indeed, is a vital factor for the market but the central bank can deploy other methods to introduce liquidity in the system. … [Read more...] about Market gives thumbs up to RBI moves, are rate cuts not a trigger anymore?