The writer is chairman, Teamlease Services.
Bankers’ demands for accounting forbearance are dangerous and self-serving.
New India’s challenge is thinking about the future with economic stories that don’t ignore or glorify the past.
A budget that does not believe that in the long run we are all dead.
Gap between global banks and Indian banks on bad loan recovery is set to narrow
Five ways in which demonetisation made India a better habitat for formal job creation
Relationship between entrepreneurs, banks, bankruptcy is being reworked to end culture of impunity.
India has more formal non-farm jobs than we think. Creating millions more needs labour, education reforms
Notion that India has peaked in manufacturing & IT employment is at best premature, at worst, dishonest
As India shifts from reducing poverty to boosting a middle class, goals must be set for land, labour, capital
New NITI Aayog recruitment rules should trigger a revamp of the Indian state’s human capital
President Trump’s economic nationalism reinforces urgency of fixing India’s land, labour markets.
GST and demonetisation are risky. But they could end up reviving the lost romance of policy.
Three faultlines in wages sabotage private formal job creation. Demonetisation will undo some damage.
Public policy requirements of the 21st century demand a bureaucracy less generalist
Attracting the best human capital needs moving PSUs into an independent holding company.
Union budget reinforces the message that India will not be hot or cold but consistently warm.
A single number for a company — the unique enterprise number — is a welcome ease-of-doing-business intervention.
Voters are changing politics. Politicians must reform the civil services.
Unrealistic ambition and incremental reforms can be self-fulfilling prophecies.
Is forcing government servants to send their kids to government schools absurdity or common sense?
Papa CJ started stand-up comedy in 2004 after his visit to the annual Fringe festival in Edinburgh. Since then, amongst various places, he has performed at the Sydney Opera House and also at gun-point in South Africa, he quips.