Economy & Policy Interviews

Govt plans to convert 101 rivers into national waterways: Amitabh Verma

29 Jul 2015

Interview with Chairman, Inland Waterways Authority of India

Consensus, not discord, to drive BRICS: Onkar Kanwar

27 Jul 2015

Interview with chairman, BRICS Business Council, India

Ordinances have undermined our parliamentary system: Shubhankar Dam

26 Jul 2015

Successive central governments - be it led by the Congress or non-Congress parties - have since 1950 promulgated 651 ordinances till 2010. ...

RBI should have majority in monetary policy panel or governor must've a veto: C Rangarajan

25 Jul 2015

Interview with Former Governor, Reserve Bank of India

I have zero tolerance for favouritism: Manohar Lal Khattar

21 Jul 2015

Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, viewed as a political novice and an inexperienced administrator in the beginning, has proved ...

Number of Indians visiting New Zealand has doubled in 5 years: Kevin Bowler

18 Jul 2015

Capitalising on the marketing success of the recent Cricket World Cup, which saw a surge in the number of visitors to New Zealand, the ...

We must get green bonus to preserve the state's forests: Harish Rawat

18 Jul 2015

Harish Rawat, the Uttarakhand chief minister, tells Shishir Prashant that his focus is on development; preparations for assembly elections ...

The Railway Board is not doing its job: Bibek Debroy

13 Jul 2015

Interview with Member, NITI Aayog

The fear of public opinion needs to be addressed: Manish Sisodia

11 Jul 2015

Everything about the way Delhi is governed needs to change, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia tells Aditi Phadnis and Akshat ...

$150 bn investment opportunity opening up in Iran: Parviz Aghili

09 Jul 2015

Interview with Managing Director, Middle East Bank

A crisis in Greece alone won't impact us: Pravir Kumar

07 Jul 2015

Interview with Director General of Foreign Trade

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

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