Economy & Policy Interviews

SECC does not make consumption-based poverty analysis insignificant: Arvind Panagariya

06 Jul 2015

The Centre on Friday released the Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) for the first time in 80 years, saying it would be the basis of ...

Centralised coordination easy to understand: David Friedman

02 Jul 2015

Economist David Friedman got a doctorate in physics but made a successful career in economics. He home-schooled his children. He advocates ...

Govt serious about timely implementation of NOFN: Ram Sewak Sharma

01 Jul 2015

Interview with Secretary, Department of Electronics and Information Technology

New secretarial standards to boost investor confidence: Atul Hasmukhrai Mehta

28 Jun 2015

Recently, the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) issued two new secretarial standards, to be applicable from July 1 this ...

The right to vote should include the right to not vote: Subhash Kashyap

27 Jun 2015

Interview with leading constitutional experts

There is no standard definition of a smart city: Alex Ismail & Anant Maheshwari

24 Jun 2015

Interview with Global president and CEO of Honeywell Automation and Control Solutions, and President, Honeywell India, respectively

Sweden is bullish on India: Banashri Bose Harrison

20 Jun 2015

Earlier this month, President Pranab Mukherjee became the first Indian president to visit Sweden even as it plans to expand economic ties ...

Govts need to account for behavioural insights while designing policies: Varun Gauri

16 Jun 2015

The World Bank's latest report "Mind, Society and Behaviour" calls for re-designing development policy based on a more realistic ...

Growing urbanisation a big challenge: Shivraj Singh Chouhan

16 Jun 2015

Q&A with the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh

Investment climate is back in Telangana: Arvind Kumar

10 Jun 2015

Interview with secretary, Industries - Telangana

Lower inflation, high tax outgo explain mismatch between corporate performance and GDP growth: Pronab Sen

08 Jun 2015

Many, including Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, have noted the contradiction between the high gross domestic product (GDP) ...

Technology transfer by Israeli cos can be a huge plus for India: Bharat Malkani

05 Jun 2015

Interview with co-chairman, FICCI committee on aerospace and defence

We are better prepared now than in 2014 to deal with uneven rain: Radha Mohan Singh

03 Jun 2015

Interview with Agriculture minister

None in the govt took my calls; I felt like an outcast: Pradip Baijal

02 Jun 2015

Days after his self-published book, 'The complete story of Indian reforms: 2G, power and private enterprise-a practitioner's diary' came ...

We will discuss cap on fares with airlines this week: Mahesh Sharma

01 Jun 2015

The government has often raised concern over "predatory" pricing of air tickets, but has abstained from taking any step to check it yet. ...

GDP data for manufacturing may be reasonably reliable: Arvind Subramanian

30 May 2015

A day after official data showed India's economy grew 7.3 per cent in 2014-15, slightly lower than the advanced estimate of 7.4 per cent, ...

Our schemes are dovetailed for the minorities as well: Najma Heptulla

30 May 2015

Minority Affairs Minister Najma Heptulla believes that programmes for minority development cannot be stand-alone. She tells Aditi Phadnis ...

After DBTL, kerosene subsidy reforms is next focus area: Dharmendra Pradhan

28 May 2015

Interview with Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Deal with the blocks and Lanka-India trade can grow exponentially: Eran Wickramaratne

27 May 2015

A banker-turned-politician Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's deputy minister for highways and investment promotion, says trade and investment ...

Whoever wants to invest in India, we will help them: Narendra Singh Tomar

25 May 2015

Interview with union minister, mines and steel

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