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Sanjeev Ahluwalia

An opportunity called Independence: Use it

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

Can Modi 2.0 reinvent the Kashmiri dream?

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

The corporate endgame: Why honchos get felled

Corporate honchos and movie stars are as lonely as friendless hobos.

06 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Can’t China do for India what US did for China?

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

Vexed sovereign issues: What is the fuss about?

The Budget speech usually announces headline changes proposed for the year under consideration.

29 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

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Racy, pacy Bitcoin origin saga is seesaw battle of billionaires vs billionaire

Note the characters are not fictional and so this book is also about cryptohistory in motion.

21 Jul 2019 3:25 AM

J&K bonds with India may deepen over time

Kashmir has this instant ability to exclude everything except the known and the immediate.

20 Jul 2019 12:00 AM

For economic progress, learn from the Chinese

Deep social change is at the heart of economic progress.

16 Jul 2019 12:55 AM

Budget data snafu: No answers in sight

The Budget over-estimated the 2018-19 revenue receipts by 9.6 per cent.

10 Jul 2019 2:19 AM

Sitharaman hits all the buttons, sticks to basics

Despite a long speech there were no magic bullets presented to kickstart a virtuous cycle of investment, growth and jobs.

06 Jul 2019 1:07 AM

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Marching to a new drumbeat: What to expect from Budget

Budget FY2020 should break this dismal trend and increase capital expenditure to 2 per cent of projected GDP.

30 Jun 2019 7:02 AM

Modi 2.0 offers a giant political supermarket!

Export orientation is a quality and time conscious eco-system which hinges on becoming part of global supply chains.

19 Jun 2019 1:25 AM

Bring back credibility to the Union Budget

Sustainable magic requires that the magician remain credible.

12 Jun 2019 1:03 AM

Modi 2.0: Governance to need a frugal touch

The government must redeem its earlier commitment to reduce the FD to 2.5 per cent of GDP over five years.

07 Jun 2019 12:06 AM

Modi 2.0: Different economic strokes?

The 2014 Budget was expectedly a laundry list of good intentions.

28 May 2019 2:01 AM

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Modi 2.0: Reaching out to all

The NDA should clock up around 344 seats — Shiv Sena with 18, Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) with 16 and Ram Vilas Paswan’s LJP with six.

24 May 2019 7:36 AM

NDA and the winner’s curse: Tough times ahead

The happy news must have reached — like Maneka (of Vishwamitra fame) — to interrupt a meditating Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Kedarnath cave.

21 May 2019 7:14 AM

Bitter morning-after pill for new govt post elections

Severe inequality in the allocation of public finance is a primary reason for rural impoverishment.

19 May 2019 5:41 AM

EC undermined due to weak institutions

The EC is a child of political happenstance and jugaad, not thoughtful institutional strategy.

14 May 2019 12:05 AM

A strange duality casts a shadow over election

The Annual Survey of Education Report 2018 records that one-third of those schooled till Class 8 cannot even read a Class 2 text.

07 May 2019 1:47 AM

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