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‘Rapid growth sees excess bank loans. It’s common... As boom ends, there is stress... But must it last 6 yrs?’

March 08, 2020 11:35 am

"The strength of India depends upon a perception that there is a broad consensus on what is good policy," says Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Manmohan Singh: We have a govt which doesn’t acknowledge the word ‘slowdown’

February 20, 2020 5:55 am

Manmohan Singh said on Wednesday the real danger is that credible solutions won’t be found unless the problems are recognised.

Montek Singh Ahluwalia calls for FRBM overhaul, says ‘govts have limited resources’

February 19, 2020 4:02 am

The economist said instead of managing finances for large economic infrastructure projects, the system of providing guarantee by the state should be considered.

Manmohan Singh asked me if he should quit after Rahul ordinance episode: Montek Ahluwalia

February 17, 2020 12:25 pm

"I was part of the PM's delegation in New York and my brother Sanjeev, who had retired from the IAS, telephoned to say he had written a piece that was very critical of the PM. He had emailed it to me and said he hoped I didn't find it embarrassing," recalls Ahluwalia.

No adverse effect on bureaucracy from 'lateral entry', persons were appointed earlier too: Govt

July 25, 2018 6:43 pm

Government think-tank Niti Ayog has in its three-year action agenda 2017-18 to 2019-20 highlighted that it is essential specialists be inducted into the system through lateral entry on fixed term contract, the minister said.

India insulated from Greek crisis, rupee may be affected: Arun Jaitley

July 07, 2015 1:55 am

The finance minister also expressed puzzlement over why economists have failed to predict crisis. “But there are not many who have been able to do that.

‘Verghese was a man with the right blend of intellect, integrity’

January 05, 2015 3:02 am

Family and friends remembered the life and values of B G Verghese, who passed away last week.

Plan panel to be reconstituted

August 14, 2014 12:09 am

The body has been lying defunct following the resignation of Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

Winds of change: Financial powers gone, Planning Commission stares at shutdown

June 21, 2014 10:21 am

The BJP’s election manifesto had hinted at a revamp of the agency that is seen as a legacy of India’s socialist past.

Montek pitches for panel to deal with corruption

May 26, 2014 12:32 am

Ahluwalia said he believes that the Prevention of Corruption Act has provisions which could easily make officials acting in good faith vulnerable to charges of corruption.