How must India traverse through the economic faultlines in a season of volatile markets and varying investor sentiment.
The Modi government has 90 days to get three big legislations done.
India was ranked 142 in 2014 and in 2019, we are at 63 – this illustrates the scale of progress made.
The RBI has to give up its reluctance to allow private players to run banks.
Not all tax cuts constitute tax reform. The Modi government should keep this in mind.
The mandate of 303 is indeed a mandate for even bolder and tougher reforms than what were experienced in Modi 1.0.
If anyone in government had indeed thought up the scheme, he ought to have his head examined.
There are enough economic reasons to undertake the reforms listed below immediately.
GST needs a reformist regime surrounding it. That is what we don’t have. Reforms work only when they are allowed to.
Why this is the right time to fix the GST.
If we don’t know if jobs are growing or shrinking, we will not be able to do anything about it.
GDP has always been a flawed concept, devised in the early years of the 20th century to track industrial output,
Sitharaman would be foolish to stick to fiscal road map. She should reset it and begin the glide path from 2020-21.
It is pertinent to know what B R Shenoy had to say about economic crises and their solutions.
A close look at interest rates may be able to explain our current predicament.
It’s about time state governments get their act together and work as a team to build a dynamic and robust economy.
The slowdown is now well-accepted by government as real, and the economy will revive with a lag.
The recession may not really hit us all. Or will it?
Some clear reasons why the auto industry is showing such a dramatic slowdown.
It is better to invest in gold than in gold bonds for both common citizens and the government.
Minimum support policy was introduced in 1976. Should we move on to other innovative ways to increase farmer incomes?
Allowing bullion banking will help banks to handle risk and hold account in gold.
With the right policies in place India will become a go-to destination for manufacturers from across the globe.
Inability to enforce contracts and resolve disputes is one of the biggest stumbling blocks to ease of doing business.
Finally, the Economic Survey says that farmers must move from green revolution to green methods.
Seven themes which are guiding the government’s economic policy.
The economic survey has given us deep insights that would be instrumental in the creation of a $5 trillion economy.
Now would be the best time to start deliberations on the MPC testifying before a parliamentary committee.
To improve rate transmission, the NSSF must be wound down, and banks recapitalised quickly in this financial year.
Transmission from RBI policy rate to the lending rates for banks remains the big challenge in India
We need a renewed understanding of Indian economy to get our macro policies right.
RBI broke the convention with four successive rate cuts but results will show when banks transmit rate cuts.
The case for a sharp cut in interest rates has never been stronger.
UPI and RuPay are shining example of how the government doing a good job by making itself an enabler of business.
Pushing for structural reforms when corporates and banks were struggling with tight fiscal policies was a mistake
The need of the hour is greater urbanisation and employment.
Two leading economists have spoken. The remedy is reforms, not sops.
Lower interest rates, and reduction in cost of capital will only boost business.
If Prime Minister Modi really wants to get growth back up to 7-8 per cent, he has to lean towards radical reforms.
It’s time to smell the coffee before it gets too late.
It can be hoped that POSOCO can pull off the SCED project without any operational and technical glitch.
The effectiveness of fiscal moves will depend on the actions monetary bosses take to correct consumption slowdown.
There is some positive news on the economic front indicating that growth will pick up next quarter.
Modi seems to be finally breaking out of his self-imposed need to maintain some distance with India Inc.
Heavy rains and their impact on standing crops, water table and forecasting monsoons.
The sale of assets to foreigners will boost dollar inflows, which means the rupee may grow stronger.
North Block is hearing out various stakeholders and FM herself has assured industry on some of the contentious issues
Understanding the labelling of China as a currency manipulator in Trump’s election year.
For Narendra Modi, it’s about task of cleaning up, and making the working of Indian state inherently transparent.
The renewed coordinated efforts of banks should be able to revive the muted consumer confidence.
Banks will pass on rate cuts if government recapitalises them quickly.
A massive clean-up of GST awaits the next government.
In 2024, it will be good economics that will deliver him a good political outcome.
Modi and Shah are aware that development does not equal electoral success.
$5 trillion economy: It is the plumbing that will matter as much as the vision.