Prem Shankar Jha

Jha is a senior journalist and author

Articles By Prem Shankar Jha

A perilous edge

India’s economy suffers from systemic failures. The major responsibility lies with a decade of high interest rates set by RBI.

Name calling will not restore economic growth

Yashwant Sinha played a key role in pulling India out of the recession of 1997-2002.

Curtailing the legislature

Delhi HC has limited Delhi assembly’s power to hold the executive to account

For Kashmir’s Future

To save the state’s youth, political dialogue must precede, not follow, peace

Going solar

Environment-friendly alternatives can now match coal in energy production

#ExpressOpinion: Leave the judges alone

Collegium has been a success because it has safeguarded judicial independence

Forget Inflation Targeting

It has only managed to kill manufacturing and employment growth

Delhi And The Deal

India needs to come out in favour of the Iran nuclear deal before it’s too late.

The honeymoon’s over, time to act

Cutting interest rates is a political imperative for the BJP if it is to deliver the growth it promised.

It’s Cloudy Over Tehran

Israel whips up fears based on misinformation on Iran’s nuclear programme.

Meeting point Srinagar

A PDP-BJP coalition could help heal the rift between Jammu and Kashmir.

Cut in context

The 728-point jump in the Sensex immediately after the RBI announced a 0.25 per cent cut in its policy rate shows how desperately the economy was longing for a lowering of interest rates. But the absence of a further rise the next day showed that second thoughts were setting in. The market is beginning to […]

A crisis, an opportunity

In Kashmir and vis-a-vis Pakistan, important tests of government’s leadership and sagacity

Obama’s crown of thorns

The US president’s letter to Khamenei could explain the resignation of his defence secretary.

End of the American century

Obama’s strategic failures in dealing with the IS indicates how far US hegemony has been eroded.

War and peace

Faced with an unwinnable war,the Pakistan army sues for peace

A tale of two visions in Pakistan

After seven nerve-racking weeks the tension between Pakistan and India has broken.