Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

Yoginder K Alagh

He is chancellor, Central University of Gujarat.

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.

Food for growth
Mon, Jul 22, 2013

Food security could help raise real incomes,trigger innovation in agriculture

A framework for water
Tue, Jun 11, 2013

Support mechanisms for states are key to a national water law

Reality check on land
Fri, May 03, 2013

Law on land acquisition will reduce distortions in the use of a scarce resource

Challenges on the move
Fri, Apr 12, 2013

Rahul Gandhi said it: we need policies to improve conditions for economic migrants

Waiting for the hard landing
Thu, Mar 28, 2013

Can a policy for growth with price stability be configured,is the question

What the budget won’t say
Wed, Feb 27, 2013

It is unlikely to address concerns arising from failing agricultural initiatives

He covered the last mile
Mon, Sep 10, 2012

Eras,like the one Verghese Kurien inaugurated,never come to an end

Shackled by timidity
Thu, Jul 05, 2012

Time to take the bolder steps,bring FDI to small towns

The question of land
Mon, Jun 11, 2012

What the standing committee report on the land acquisition bill left out

A civil servant’s role model
Wed, Apr 04, 2012

P.S. Appu demanded a lot,but set the perfect example

On the right path
Sat, Mar 17, 2012

There’s no easy way out after living beyond our means for so long. But the budget is good

Core concerns
Mon, Mar 05, 2012

Transparency is essential in holy grails like nuke energy and agri research