A cobbler‘s suggestions to mend the economy

This is an apocryphal story narrated by Rabindranath Tagore in one of his poems. One day King Hobuchandra told his minister Gobuchandra that his feet should not get dirty when he stepped on the ground. Millions of brooms were purchased to ensure a dust-free kingdom but the whole state, the king’s palace, and even the sun, got covered by the dust raked up by the brooms.

A sick king started coughing. The water from the lakes and ponds was used liberally to settle the dust. The kingdom was flooded and, much to the king’s annoyance, the dust turned into mud. When this experiment …

.bs-title{width:195px;padding-right:5px;font-size:11px;font-weight:700;color:#000;line-height:20px;vertical-align:middle;display:inline-block;font-family:‘Open Sans‘,sans-serif}.container-data-resize .top .right .text01{font-size:14px;color:#303030;font-weight:700;padding:0 0 10px 0;width:100%;margin-bottom:0;font-family:‘Open Sans‘,sans-serif;line-height:20px;text-align:center}

TO READ THE FULL STORY, NOW AT JUST Rs

Key stories on business-standard are available to premium subscribers only.

Already a premium subscriber?

.related-keyword li{float:none!important} .pubDate{color:#000!important;font-size:14px!important;border-top:solid 1px #cecece;font-style:italic;font-family:‘open sans‘;padding:10px 0 2px 0} First Published: Sun, November 10 2019. 21:39 IST

  • |

    |

    |

    |

    |

    |

PREVIOUS STORY

NEXT STORY

RECOMMENDED FOR YOU

.articleCompanyStockInfo{display: none;} .bsNewArticleCompanyStockInfo{display: block;} #article-chart-_article_ft{ margin-bottom: 40px; display: block; padding: 5px 30px; } }); #moreOnMarkets{display:block!important}

Receive News & Ratings Via Email - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.

MORE ON MARKETS:

Quick Links
Browse STOCK Companies
Browse Mutual Funds
Index Stocks

TRENDING ON BS

Connect with BS

.notification_error_div{position:fixed;z-index:100;bottom:0;right:0;width:350px;background-color:#fffff0;border:1px solid #000;padding:15px;margin:10px;text-align:center;font-size:14px;font-family:Tahoma,Arial,Georgia} .notification_error_div{position:fixed;z-index:100;bottom:0;right:0;width:350px;background-color:#fffff0;border:1px solid #000;padding:15px;margin:10px;text-align:center;font-size:14px;font-family:Tahoma,Arial,Georgia}.subscription-notification-popup{color:#000;padding:0!important;margin:0!important}.free_user_notification_popup{padding:10px;display:none;background:#fff}.btn-maroon{padding:5px 10px;margin:0;border:0;background:#ac2122;color:#fff;font-size:16px;cursor:pointer}.fis_user_notification_popup{padding:10px;display:none;background:#fff}#free_user_notification_popup table,#fis_user_notification_popup table{width:100%;border:none}

Upgrade To Premium Services

Welcome User

Business Standard is happy to inform you of the launch of “Business Standard Premium Services”

As a premium subscriber you get an across device unfettered access to a range of services which include:

  • Access Exclusive content – articles, features & opinion pieces
  • Weekly Industry/Genre specific newsletters – Choose multiple industries/genres
  • Access to 17 plus years of content archives
  • Set Stock price alerts for your portfolio and watch list and get them delivered to your e-mail box
  • End of day news alerts on 5 companies (via email)
  • NEW: Get seamless access to WSJ at a great price. No additional sign-up required.

 

Premium Services

In Partnership with

 

Dear Guest,

 

Welcome to the premium services of Business Standard brought to you courtesy FIS.
Kindly visit the to discover the benefits of this programme.

Enjoy Reading!
Team Business Standard

  #cke_pastebin{position:inherit!important;top:inherit!important;width:inherit!important;height:inherit!important;overflow:inherit!important;left:inherit!important}#predictive_ser .ui-menu,#predictive_ser_1 .ui-menu{width:440px!important}#predictive_ser .ui-menu,#predictive_ser .ui-menu-item,#predictive_ser_1 .ui-menu,#predictive_ser_1 .ui-menu-item{height:auto!important}#predictive_ser>ul,#predictive_ser_1>ul{top:36px!important;left:-193px!important} #at4-thankyou{display:none!important}

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*