Monthly Archives: August 2010

What the GDP hype about China and India hides

(This column was published in DNA edition dated August 18, 2010.) Venky Vembu For the faithful flock of GDP worshippers, China and India provide ever more evangelical reason to praise the lord of macroeconomy. Just yesterday came statistical validation that … Continue reading

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Dear Julia Roberts, what is your caste?

(A satirical column published in DNA edition dated August 14, 2010.) Venky Vembu Dear Ms Julia Roberts It has been brought to our attention, here at the Census bureau of India, that you have recently proclaimed yourself a “practising Hindu” … Continue reading

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