Jun 02, 2021 01:13 PM IST
The fact is the ‘reforms’ carried out in Lakshadweep would not have happened in Tamil Nadu or Rajasthan or Assam — simply because an elected government needs to return to its constituents every five years
- Feb 12, 2021 02:13 PM IST
Modi has reasserted that he wishes to go down in history as the harbinger of change. The bureaucracy needs to align its focus with that of the government’s agenda for change
- Feb 11, 2021 03:18 PM IST
It is strange that the current Congress leadership should decry the role of corporates when its own government in 1991 made the economy leapfrog, thanks to decisive liberalisation measures that unshackled entrepreneurs
- Feb 11, 2021 12:20 PM IST
The government no longer thinks it’s necessary to camouflage reforms. That is a momentous change
- Feb 08, 2021 08:31 AM IST
A 2019 report by Common Cause found that a third of policemen had experienced political pressure while investigating a crime and two thirds felt that the cost of incurring the wrath of the political masters was transfer
- May 21, 2020 10:27 AM IST
A huge change to urban local bodies can be expected if the powers enjoyed by the district magistrates during the lockdown are transferred to the mayors
- May 18, 2020 09:15 AM IST
The market needed steroids and what the FM delivered are homoeopathic medicines
- May 15, 2020 09:54 PM IST
These reforms will not only professionalise the entire value chain but also allow the farmer to access both capital and technology to modernise farming.
- Oct 21, 2019 09:27 AM IST
The IMF’s World Economic Outlook database forecasts that India’s GDP growth will be well short of 8 per cent even by 2024. To beat this rather depressing forecast, it’s time for radical reforms
- Oct 10, 2019 09:35 AM IST
Countries with a large informal sector benefit the most from reform
- Jul 05, 2019 05:58 PM IST
While the Budget has several things going for it, the budgetary arithmetic is to be taken with a pinch of salt
- Jul 01, 2019 02:11 PM IST
The case for fiscal stimulus is well presented. But that’s not all. For India to become a $5 trillion economy by 2024, doubling down on fiscal reforms cannot be overstated
- Jun 28, 2019 12:54 PM IST
With the BJP government back in the saddle, stability is assured. And this hopefully translates into an ability to take firm -- and correct -- decisions.
- May 28, 2019 12:44 PM IST
The BJP has been voted back to power at a time when the overall economic growth is slowing with no visible sign of a cyclical recovery.
- Apr 23, 2019 11:16 AM IST
New investment proposals in 2018-19 stood at a 14-year low, primarily attributable to a dip in the share of private sector investments.
- Apr 15, 2019 08:56 AM IST
A balance between efficiency, productivity and equity will be critical for sustaining economic growth.
- Mar 22, 2019 10:05 AM IST
Whichever government comes to power must fast-track reforms to spur growth
- Mar 13, 2019 02:34 PM IST
The new government would need to prepare a roadmap for implementing regulatory reforms that will enable India to attract investment and build businesses.
- Mar 01, 2019 02:54 PM IST
It is a reflection of the sad state of affairs in Indian public sector banking that the government/external agencies have to hand hold lenders to ensure that basic hygiene is followed when extending loans.
- Feb 05, 2019 01:41 PM IST
The way the idea of basic income support has caught public and political imagination in India is fascinating.
- Jan 04, 2018 04:48 PM IST
India is looking to double farmer income by the 2022, a plan which many experts feel is ambitious. Yet, with proper implementation of rural reforms, the target may still be within reach.