The writer is director general, independent evaluation office, government of India. His views are personal.
The budget has failed to further the reform agenda the government promised
Demonetisation won’t hurt ‘kala dhan’ — it will only damage economic growth.
The passing year leaves a legacy of stalled reforms, growing economic worries.
Centre must take up strategic disinvestment with vigour.
India can capitalise on the China-led crisis if it is able to pursue economic reform.
By cutting rates, RBI would be rationalising overvalued rupee and nudging capex.
China’s Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank extends its regional and global strategy.
Shanta Kumar panel report shows the way for reforming an outdated food policy.
The government has two options: outright privatisation of loss-making PSUs, or their closure.
At BRICS summit, a chance for India to start on a path that leads to the UNSC.
Monetary, fiscal and supply-side policies need to tackle price rise in tandem.
India got its way at the WTO. But modernising its food security system to reduce its subsidy bill is in its best interest.
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Sister Cyril claims herself to be a very practical human. She writes: "Look, I'm practical. Here we're all practical. A lot of foreigners go out to places like Eastern Bypass (in Kolkata), take one look at the living conditions and say, 'poor things, poor things'. I say, don't pity them, do something for them!"