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  • Budget 2018: Will Arun Jaitley do a Jaswant Singh?

    21-11-2017 22:42:00

    The fifth Budget of any finance minister is usually important from an electoral point of view, keenly watched for what it doles out for voters

  • The ball is in the states' court

    12-11-2017 22:40:00

    Why achieving Prime Minister Narendra Modi's goal of raising India's rank in ease of doing business depends on how states perform

  • Less cash, but slowing digitisation

    07-11-2017 22:42:00

    Government economists have already admitted to a slowdown as a result of demonetisation

  • The Sinha effect

    29-10-2017 22:41:00

    Criticism from within the BJP seems to have played a key role in expediting government action on economic policy concerns

  • Don't yet rejoice over exports

    24-10-2017 22:42:00

    In short, it is a bit too early to celebrate over India's foreign trade performance

  • Goodbye to cooperative federalism?

    15-10-2017 22:40:00

    The spat over the Delhi Metro fare hike shows how the Centre and the Delhi government refused to deal with the central issues of governance

  • Where is the Opposition?

    10-10-2017 22:42:00

    It is time for the Congress, in particular, to regain the Opposition space that should ideally belong to it

  • BJP's lessons from Sinha

    01-10-2017 22:40:00

    More worrying than slowing GDP or GST glitches can be rising inflation or corruption charges

  • What happens to NITI Aayog?

    26-09-2017 22:42:00

    Modi govt must realise that it is not enough to set up a body like the council, but more important will be to respect its independence and pay attention to its advice

  • Dharmendra Pradhan's Chakravyuha

    17-09-2017 22:40:00

    Cutting taxes on petrol and diesel will hit the fisc, but long-term solutions would be to extend GST to them and introduce cost-plus pricing for oil firms

  • A Sudarshan Chakra for PSU banks

    12-09-2017 22:42:00

    Viral Acharya is asking for more by way of at least creating a timetable for recapitalisation and divestment of govt equity in PSU banks

  • Demonetisation doubts

    03-09-2017 22:40:00

    Three questions the govt must answer after RBI revealed number of demonetised notes that it got back

  • Cabinet rejig: Faced with a talent crunch, Modi should merge ministries

    01-09-2017 10:19:00

    PM should make govt leaner

  • A new agenda for NITI Aayog

    29-08-2017 22:42:00

    The most troubling challenge will be to devise a Bharatiya model for governance and development

  • The puzzle over the 10 per cent drop

    20-08-2017 22:40:00

    Decline in non-individual returns & rising cost of collections are trends that need to be examined