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140th Day Of Lockdown

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Sanjeev Ahluwalia

Lockdowns are overkill, and won’t tame the virus

The silence of economic graveyards can be very expensive for struggling economies like ours

24 Mar 2020 7:49 PM

The C-virus impact on the lives of urban Indians

Globalisation benefited urban India the most, so it is urban India that is now affected the most

16 Mar 2020 11:49 AM

Treating Trump better may be good for India; but let’s not forget China

Look no further than enjoying at Ahmedabad a grander version of the Narendra Modi-Donald Trump event in Houston last year in September.

22 Feb 2020 3:18 AM

Seismic changes haunt BJP after Delhi shock

To be sure the city of Delhi — a cossetted child of emperors starting with the Great Mughals — is spoilt silly.

15 Feb 2020 3:07 AM

New thinking is needed, Band-Aids won’t suffice

The government has been firefighting since FY 2019 using mostly Band-Aids of the cheapest kinds.

29 Jan 2020 2:26 AM

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Modi legacy: What the future holds for India

The man is full of energy, strong in the saddle and is likely to be around till 2030.

07 Jan 2020 1:29 AM

Stoke ‘animal spirits’ to let India breathe again

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

Can govt let private sector take lead on growth?

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

India dodges RCEP, but can’t avoid Reforms 2.0

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

Saving the world from the bottom upwards

All three apply the experimental method of randomised control trials (RCT) from the physical sciences to social science.

03 Nov 2019 2:04 AM

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‘Hybrid’ export growth models: Hope for India

Government advisory committees come with implicit constraints to stay within the limits of what is politically doable.

02 Nov 2019 12:05 AM

Leave growth to pundits, let’s end poverty instead

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

Are these early shoots of a ‘reforms’ revival?

Encouraging individual ministers to become visible while laying out their strategy to deal with the slowdown is in.

15 Oct 2019 1:07 AM

Stoke demand to stop India slowing down

Even this is optimistic and we could as well be seeing sub 5 per cent growth.

05 Oct 2019 1:46 AM

Tax reform in driblets keeps the party going

Readers will recall the short history of corporate tax reductions under Modi 1.0.

23 Sep 2019 1:09 AM

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Tinkering isn’t enough: Time for basic reforms

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

100 days of Modi 2.0: It’s time to get going

The truth is out already that India is slowing down along with the rest of the world.

09 Sep 2019 5:05 AM

Kashmir’s still waters run deep

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

RBI plays white knight to cash-strapped govt

The FD target for FY 2019-20 is an unreachable 2.85 per cent of GDP.

31 Aug 2019 12:06 AM

India’s economy is now riding a roller-coaster

The problem is that no political economy sensitive plan to implement these reforms has emerged.

24 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

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