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Prem Shankar Jha


Jha is a senior journalist and author

Why switching to electric vehicles is fiscally imprudent
Thu, Aug 05, 2021

Prem Shankar Jha writes: It would mean subsidising a small affluent section of the car-owning population, when there are better alternatives to fossil fuels available

There are ways to defeat virus without adversely affecting a vulnerable economy
Mon, May 11, 2020

Irrespective of its murky origins in China, COVID is a natural disaster. Its cost must, therefore, be met through emergency government spending and not, as is being attempted now, through soft loans that the recipients will have to repay.

A perilous edge
Wed, Sep 12, 2018

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
Mon, Oct 09, 2017

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

Curtailing the legislature
Sat, Aug 26, 2017

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

For Kashmir’s Future
Sat, May 27, 2017

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

Going solar
Thu, Nov 26, 2015

Environment-friendly alternatives can now match coal in energy production

#ExpressOpinion: Leave the judges alone
Sat, Oct 24, 2015

Collegium has been a success because it has safeguarded judicial independence

Forget Inflation Targeting
Tue, Aug 11, 2015

It has only managed to kill manufacturing and employment growth

Delhi And The Deal
Thu, Jun 25, 2015

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

The honeymoon’s over, time to act
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

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

It’s Cloudy Over Tehran
Fri, May 01, 2015

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

Meeting point Srinagar
Thu, Feb 26, 2015

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

Cut in context
Fri, Jan 23, 2015

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
Wed, Dec 31, 2014

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

Obama’s crown of thorns
Mon, Dec 01, 2014

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

End of the American century
Thu, Oct 23, 2014

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

War and peace
Sat, Mar 07, 2009

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

A tale of two visions in Pakistan
Tue, Feb 17, 2009

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