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  • Martin Feldstein

    The next step for Chinese economic policy Martin Feldstein

    The result was an explosion of economic growth and a rapid increase in living standards

  • Somasekhar Sundaresan

    The IBC requires some cleaning up Somasekhar Sundaresan

    Questions persist on the legal standard that insolvency professionals - particularly those who replace the authority of the boards of directors of insolvent companies - must follow

  • Devangshu Datta

    Strong support between 10,200 and 10,300 on Nifty Devangshu Datta

    A fall below 10,200 would push the index below its own 200-DMA and suggest that this entire upmove was a 'dead-cat bounce'

  • Deepak Lal

    Budget private schools Deepak Lal

    India would do well to remember that for merit goods (education, health) there is only a case for govt financing but not for their production

  • A K Bhattacharya

    Resetting the GST paradigm A K Bhattacharya

    The GST Council should consider moving goods and services to lower and fewer rates, to make the GST simpler and easier

  • Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

    Missing the big picture Vanita Kohli-Khandekar

    This Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, like most others before it, seems focused on the micro rather than the macro

  • Ajit Balakrishnan

    The elusive search for truth in media Ajit Balakrishnan

    Is it likely that a demand may rise that only truthful endorsement should be made in media and that if it is discovered that she or he in real life does not use that brand, punishment may follow?

  • Arunabha Ghosh & Karthik Ganesan

    The DISCOM is dying, long live the DISCOM Arunabha Ghosh & Karthik Ganesan

    At the end of FY16, the total outstanding debt of DISCOMs stood at Rs 4,146 billion and annual losses stood at Rs 657 billion

  • T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

    Carry on, Wendy T C A Srinivasa-Raghavan

    In her latest book 'Against Dharma', Wendy Doniger is deliberately provocative and at worst just plain silly

  • Shailesh Dobhal

    Sale season at India Inc Shailesh Dobhal

    While big defaulters and bargain hunters at bankruptcy courts may be hogging the limelight, outside it a big M&A season is already upon us

  • Abhijit Banare

    Scrutiny gap in state Budget proceedings Abhijit Banare

    With states increasingly spending more funds, a robust examination in the legislature for such expenditure is imperative

  • Mahesh Vyas

    Catching up with the employment rate Mahesh Vyas

    India along with Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka have a much lower employment rate compared to their respective expected values given their per capita GDP levels

  • Sunita Narain

    This education cannot be watered down Sunita Narain

    Water and culture go together. Water shortage is not about mere failure of rain. It is about the failure of society to live and share its water endowment

  • Mihir S Sharma

    Demonetisation's enduring damage Mihir S Sharma

    Demonetisation is still hurting India's monetary stability, and govt/RBI have been unusually poor stewards of the macro-economy

  • Subhomoy Bhattacharjee

    Acid test for the exam system Subhomoy Bhattacharjee

    Underfunded exam-taking bodies are no match for the stakes of examinees