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Rajeev Ahuja

All-round approach vital to fight Covid-19

By acting in unison, we can cut the chain of transmission and take the sting out of the disease

26 Mar 2020 10:35 PM

Invest in building trust to achieve $5 trillion target

The chief economic adviser and his team have done a splendid job in getting into these foundational underpinnings.

27 Feb 2020 1:47 AM

When duty conflicts with allegiance

Employees who work closely with the senior management are privy to such tricks.

25 Dec 2019 2:22 AM

Ban on e-cigarettes smart move by Modi govt, upsets a small minority

Entry of the youth into smoking e-cigarettes is easier than into conventional cigarettes.

06 Dec 2019 2:46 AM

Some lessons to draw from Maharashtra drama

A standoff between the Shiv Sena and the BJP on the issue of chief ministership had plunged the state into a political crisis.

28 Nov 2019 5:42 AM


Need value for money in healthcare

It is a known fact that private providers are a dominant source of OP care both in urban and rural areas.

07 Nov 2019 2:30 AM

Slowdown due to corporate reform

To carry out such epochal reform, a certain degree of centralisation is indispensable.

25 Oct 2019 12:43 AM

As PM-JAY health scheme expands, challenges lie ahead, vision needed

Low reimbursement rates together with a close watch on claims have kept the overall costs of the programme low.

23 Sep 2019 1:13 AM

To err is human: Can P Chidambaram set an example?

Yet while the law is trying to understand the ‘hygiene’ aspect of those transactions, the Chidambarams are dodging questions.

28 Aug 2019 12:59 AM

Think big to reach goal of a $5 trillion economy, boost healthcare for all

Actually, the relationship between India’s health sector and GDP growth is much more complex.

23 Aug 2019 1:41 AM


We need to cut costs for people with Ayushman Bharat scheme

Consider three different situations that are not just plausible, but in fact, highly probable under PM-JAY.

31 Jul 2019 2:50 AM

Encephalitis deaths not just a healthcare issue

Even when programmes get implemented well on the ground, their impacts remain limited for want of convergence.

11 Jul 2019 6:59 AM

Health for all: Doctors and patients both need help

The frequent violence against medicos is a serious issue that must be dealt with properly.

24 Jun 2019 4:27 AM

Slowdown, jobs Sitharaman’s twin challenges

Budget allocations are reflective of government’s priorities in keeping with its vision and goals.

19 Jun 2019 2:24 AM

Bring new ministers up to speed to fast-track development work

The Prime Minister has himself described his new team as a ‘good combination of youthful energy and administrative experience’.

13 Jun 2019 3:16 AM


To truly develop India, Modi 2.0 needs to focus on strengthening institutions

These elections have probably witnessed the highest levels of tongue-lashings and verbal attacks.

21 May 2019 1:19 AM

Can EC leverage lessons from the social sciences for a more successful ballot?

Another useful insight that comes from behavioural sciences is that people do pay attention to social norms.

10 Apr 2019 2:20 AM

Let’s switch to a new style of presenting Budgets

The Budget speech didn’t convey any sense of the trade-offs and the alternatives considered.

15 Feb 2019 12:31 AM

On development, populism & nation’s interest

The Congress party has been planning to pitch for a national farm loan waiver policy in the forthcoming general election.

06 Feb 2019 2:45 AM

If Priyanka is Cong’s Brahmastra, what is BJP’s?

In sports, it’s a well-known fact that when a weak player plays against a strong opponent, he or she starts playing better.

30 Jan 2019 2:30 AM