Articles by: Tanya Singla

(Un)Authorized Way of Capturing Banks By the Government

(Un)Authorized Way of Capturing Banks By the Government

Co-Written by Tanya Singla and Achintaya Soni   Introduction July 19, 2020 marked the 51st anniversary of the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Ordinance, 1969. Simply termed the Banking Nationalization Ordinance of 1969, it announced the taking of ownership and control by the State of 14 commercial banks namely Allahabad Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank[Read More…]

by July 23, 2020 India
What #BlackLivesMatter Protests Hold For India? – Part II

What #BlackLivesMatter Protests Hold For India? – Part II

The uproar over the recent murder of George Floyd, a 46-year-old African American man, by Derek Chauvin, a 44-year-old White Minneapolis police officer, has assumed centre-stage in the United States and other parts of the world, prodding countries to introspect and cleanse their own tainted societies. It is an opportune moment for us Indians to reflect too. The twin scourges[Read More…]

by June 22, 2020 World
What #BlackLivesMatter Protests Hold For India? Part I

What #BlackLivesMatter Protests Hold For India? Part I

As the brouhaha over the murder of George Floyd, a middle-aged African American, by Derek Chauvin, a white Minneapolis police officer, assumes centre-stage in the United States and around the world prodding countries to introspect and refurbish their social-structures; it makes sense to us Indians to look for what it has in store for India. The two scourges which culminated[Read More…]

by June 19, 2020 India