The government has been firefighting since FY 2019 using mostly Band-Aids of the cheapest kinds.
29 Jan 2020 2:26 AM
The man is full of energy, strong in the saddle and is likely to be around till 2030.
07 Jan 2020 1:29 AM
The economic downturn has cannibalised the participation of women in the workforce -- down to 26 per cent from 37 per cent in FY 2005.
25 Dec 2019 2:13 AM
Bringing the private sector centre-stage requires a sea change in the manner of its participation and its role in nation-building.
02 Dec 2019 12:00 AM
Exports to China account for just around 15 per cent, while another 11 per cent go to other destinations in East Asia.
08 Nov 2019 2:31 AM
All three apply the experimental method of randomised control trials (RCT) from the physical sciences to social science.
03 Nov 2019 2:04 AM
Government advisory committees come with implicit constraints to stay within the limits of what is politically doable.
02 Nov 2019 12:05 AM
But the surprise is that so has newly created Telengana! Dividing states seems to do wonders for reducing inequality.
23 Oct 2019 1:56 AM
Encouraging individual ministers to become visible while laying out their strategy to deal with the slowdown is in.
15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM
Even this is optimistic and we could as well be seeing sub 5 per cent growth.
05 Oct 2019 1:46 AM
Readers will recall the short history of corporate tax reductions under Modi 1.0.
23 Sep 2019 1:09 AM
An interest burden growing faster than GDP growth by 2.5 percentage points is not a comforting signal for fiscal stability.
14 Sep 2019 7:04 AM
The truth is out already that India is slowing down along with the rest of the world.
09 Sep 2019 5:05 AM
Doing so, he feels, would create the positivity needed to allow the new arrangements to reflect the spirit of the people of Kashmir.
08 Sep 2019 2:36 AM
The FD target for FY 2019-20 is an unreachable 2.85 per cent of GDP.
31 Aug 2019 12:06 AM
The problem is that no political economy sensitive plan to implement these reforms has emerged.
24 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
English is being steadily eroded by attrition as individual states focus on developing their own languages — there are as many as 22.
15 Aug 2019 12:37 AM
The average Kashmiri thinks of ‘azadi’ as freedom, not from India but from police raj — the underbelly of elite, non-meritocratic rule.
11 Aug 2019 6:05 AM
Corporate honchos and movie stars are as lonely as friendless hobos.
06 Aug 2019 12:00 AM
The Complete Story of Indian Reforms, 2016. His latest is a career first, deep-dive into geo-political economy.
02 Aug 2019 1:46 AM