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
The Budget speech usually announces headline changes proposed for the year under consideration.
29 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
Note the characters are not fictional and so this book is also about cryptohistory in motion.
21 Jul 2019 3:25 AM
Kashmir has this instant ability to exclude everything except the known and the immediate.
20 Jul 2019 12:00 AM
Deep social change is at the heart of economic progress.
16 Jul 2019 12:55 AM
The Budget over-estimated the 2018-19 revenue receipts by 9.6 per cent.
10 Jul 2019 2:19 AM
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
Budget FY2020 should break this dismal trend and increase capital expenditure to 2 per cent of projected GDP.
30 Jun 2019 7:02 AM
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
Sustainable magic requires that the magician remain credible.
12 Jun 2019 1:03 AM
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
The 2014 Budget was expectedly a laundry list of good intentions.
28 May 2019 2:01 AM