Weekend Mega Linkfest: April 17,2015

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

Rahul Bhatia: High Flier (Open)

Subhash Runwal:Building a 1 Billion $ fortune (Forbes)

Why ITC and L&T’s CEOs are loath to leave (Outlook)

How vague prose can muddle court rulings (Caravan)

Why BJP bhakts love to hate NDTV (Newslaundry)

Kerala:The crises within the CPI (M) (Socialism)

In Pictures:Arun Jaitley doing things (Unreal Times)

Travelogue:Mukutmanipur (TeamBHP)

Obama’s failed Afghan peace strategy (Brahma Chellaney)

The Vietnam War, as seen by the Victors (Atlantic)

The gold rush at the top of the world (New Yorker)

How Obama abandoned Iraq (Slate)

How to end India’s tax terrorism (Bloomberg)

Elan – The first Hindi film to have invisibility device (JaiArjun)

Knuckle cracking mystery solved (Independent)

Linkfest:April 15,2015

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Passive funds dominate India’s FII flows (BS)

European banks now pay borrowers ! (WSJ)

How Vijay Mallya tipped the scales in the MCFL takeover battle (Mint)

The trouble with Mutual Fund Star ratings (FreeFinCal)

Warren Buffett on the stock market,circa 1999 (Charles)

Commodity crash is 2nd worst in four decades (Short Side of Long)

Should,must and Apple’s little details (Om Malik)

The markets are on fire now in these 3 countries (Daily Reckoning)

The Small Cap Premium: Where is the beef? (Aswath Damodaran)

Larry Fink’s letter to CEOs (BI)

Linkfest: April 14,2015

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Reliance Jio to start services by June (Mint)

Alok Industries in a soup (FE)

Suzlon or South Indian Bank? (Gaurav)

Gold-Investment of fear (Bala)

How to reap big benefits from small saving schemes (ET)

Potential impact of Real Estate Regulatory Bill (Capital Mind)

The impossible trade is working (TRB)

The stock market is NOT the economy (Cordant)

Why trading is hazardous to one’s wealth (Forbes)

The $9 Trillion short that is sending the $ higher (Bloomberg)

Linkfest: April 13,2015

Some stuff I am reading today morning:

Whatsapp calling could rob telcos of revenue (FE)

Foreign bank alerts SEBI on HNI kickbacks (ET)

Star investors reveal their hits and misses (WSJ)

Mumbai realty continues to be lacklustre (BS)

Latest Fixed Deposit Rates (MyInvestmentIdeas)

How to stay away from new financial products (Subramoney)

Satyam and other scamming promoters (Capital Mind)

Abigail Johnson’s blind spot (TRB)

Tech Titans’ latest project: Defy Death (WP)

Inside the Kremlin’s hall of mirrors (Guardian)

Weekend Mega Linkfest:10 April,2015

Some off beat reads for the weekend:

The horrible ordeal of passengers on Jet Airways flight 9W 542 (Travel Mango)

The story of one of Israel’s greatest spies (Atavist)

Patna Roughcuts (Amitava Kumar)

Congress: Transition Trauma (Open)

The Assistant Economy (Dissent)

Is Hillary Clinton any good at running for President? (New York)

Who are the Yemeni Houthis? (Atlantic)

Q&A with Miss Malini (Forbes)

The Xiomi business model (ForbesIndia)

Auto Review: Renault Lodgy (TeamBHP)

Facebook Wall:Reactions to Nehru spying on Bose’s family (UnrealTimes)

Travelogue:Lucknow,the lost city of the Nawabs (TeamBHP)

Movie Review: Detective Byomkesh Bakshy (Great Bong)

Incredible Art using Google Drawings (Labnol)

Todd Statman and the funky Indian films of the 70s (Jai Arjun)