Unlike Mrs Gandhi, Mr Modi doesn't have to worry about his party, not yet. But he does have to worry a little bit about a war with China
The market for travelogues in the West is well established. In India it's still struggling because 99 per cent of those who travel can't write or even know what good travel writing is
Within the next three years or so we are likely to see a massive reversal of the economic openness that was fostered after the end of the Second World War in 1945
India is a textbook example of a contradiction of Hegelian proportions: a highly desirable liberal political world view that has led to highly undesirable and utterly illiberal economics
Williamson and Alesina were both economists who offered insights that India must follow over the next two decades. If it doesn't, it can resign itself to its current low-grade economic status.
Alesina was to post-1945 political economy what Einstein was to physics
Many professional Indian economists today, as well as others who know some economics, also now have such a blanket
I thought of all the books I had thought were funny and I think I have a clear idea now: Humour in print has to be cruel to be funny
What we came to regard as 'the normal' was anything but normal because the state, like nature, wasn't in the business of compassion and equity
Is scale intrinsic to declining marginal cost? Can an inversion be achieved?
While calls for lifting the lockdown are perfectly logical, they lead to the wrong solution
If you don't know the details, it's best to keep quiet until you find out
A few years ago, most pleasingly as it has turned out, have come the historical crime novels situated in India
It is generally put out that even though the health of the head of the government is a matter of national interest, it should not be a matter of national debate
Scale became critical because of steadily increasing capital intensity that the new technologies engendered