Yoginder K Alagh

He is chancellor, Central University of Gujarat.

The Blind Men Of Niti Aayog
Thu, Apr 27, 2017

It outlined a vision, but has failed to reveal the path.

Finance Minister’s Trilemma
Tue, Jan 31, 2017

He must stimulate the economy, keep tax incentives, placate people post-demonetisation.

Defining The Beneficiary
Tue, Jan 17, 2017

As the Union budget approaches, debates over welfare grow intense.

A Note Of Trust
Tue, Dec 27, 2016

History tells us that faith in a currency is what keeps it afloat

Step up to the fiscal challenge
Fri, Jul 29, 2016

With the latest figures on industrial output, the case for a stimulus is pressing.

Miscounting The Urban
Thu, Jun 16, 2016

Skewed projections of non-rural populations have affected economic planning.

How To Measure Poverty
Tue, Apr 26, 2016

A neat separation of poverty estimates and entitlements won’t pass muster.

In The Right Company
Tue, Dec 22, 2015

Despite their recent notoriety, Section 25 companies are not for profiteering.

A Glitch In The Model
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

Reservation agitation points to the deficiencies in Gujarat’s development policy.

Sardar Of Sardar Sarovar
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Sanat Mehta wasn’t given the credit he deserved for the dam

This Land Is Your Land
Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Policymakers need to address the real problems in the land market

Craving Capital
Wed, Jun 03, 2015

Government must raise public investment by at least one per cent of the GDP

Going back in time
Mon, Mar 16, 2015

Land law amendments imply that state, not market, knows best.

Many small bangs
Wed, Mar 04, 2015

A reformist budget was tripped up by short-run pressures.

The same quarter
Tue, Jan 27, 2015

Next set of GDP figures won’t be different. We need a public investment stimulus.

The GM bogey
Mon, Dec 08, 2014

If an anti-technology mindset spreads, we will have to pay for it dearly.

Dining at the G-20
Mon, Nov 24, 2014

But has India fully leveraged its presence at the high table?

Powering through
Tue, Nov 11, 2014

Electricity reforms, talked about for years, need a sustained political push.

A plan for coal
Mon, Oct 06, 2014

Sensible principles have become a casualty in the noisy pricing debate.

Hindi-Chini 2.0
Thu, Sep 18, 2014

What we need to learn from China is not the art of running a small firm well, but the art of supporting a small business.

When green shoots don’t sprout
Mon, Sep 08, 2014

We need clarity on how the government plans to tackle the deficient monsoon.

English issue is a red herring
Thu, Aug 07, 2014

Behind the CSAT furore lie vested interests of the teaching shop industry.

In need of stimulus
Fri, Jun 06, 2014

When food prices are driving inflation, an investment fillip is the answer.

Models and realities
Thu, May 29, 2014

That poverty in Gujarat’s Adivasi belt has not come down is uncontested.

Wed, May 07, 2014

Debate on the Gujarat model is more about stated positions, less about reality.

Story from Bhajpur
Wed, Apr 16, 2014

Here, the MGNREGA and ration card are the people’s lifelines.

Work undone
Wed, Apr 09, 2014

Congress manifesto points to things the UPA didn’t do.

The good grid
Tue, Feb 04, 2014

A national power grid will need skilful management

In need of a rewrite
Tue, Jan 07, 2014

The relationship between civil servants and politicians remains unreformed.

The unkind cut
Thu, Jan 09, 2014

An investment stimulus,not a trimmer budget,is the need of the hour.

Investing in ourselves
Sat, Nov 02, 2013

The government must work on the fundamentals,not just wait for FDI.

Confronting scarcity
Mon, Oct 21, 2013

Why much of the anxiety over the new land acquisition law is misplaced.

General vision
Tue, Oct 08, 2013

Vo Nguyen Giap’s strength was his immersion in the real world

Acts and intentions
Fri, Sep 20, 2013

Improving agricultural productivity is the real challenge for food security.

Smoke and markets
Mon, Aug 26, 2013

Globally accepted norms of transparency in financial assessments are needed

On poverty,figure it out
Sat, Aug 10, 2013

Only the foolhardy would uncritically accept official estimates.