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Dhiraj Nayyar

The writer is chief economist, Vedanta

On farm and banking reform, it is people, not government, who are risk-averse
Mon, Dec 14, 2020

No change is without risk but there are only two choices: Journey on with an unfit system (status quo) or be ambitious (reform). For once, a government has chosen the latter, but a vociferous section wants the former.

Delhi govt should collect clean air tax and pay farmers to change farming practice
Wed, Nov 18, 2020

Delhi’s air isn’t only a matter for its residents; it also reflects the image of the country.

Bihar,not bimaru
Thu, Oct 21, 2010

But to catch up,political economy needs to move decisively away from caste,to governance

Entitled to grow
Wed, Oct 13, 2010

Some types of populism may be more compatible with economic growth

Why it shouldn’t matter
Fri, Oct 01, 2010

Post-liberalisation India has a bigger stake in the future than in the past

The Phnom Penh paradox
Mon, Sep 27, 2010

In places like Cambodia,China will outspend India. But not when it comes to ideas

Air India One,Seat No 59G
Sun, Sep 26, 2010

Cuisine of your choice,coloured ID tags by your profession; press gets a yellow tag. Welcome to the world of VVIP air travel.

President gives grant to Cambodian school
Thu, Sep 16, 2010

President Pratibha Patil took time out from her official engagements to meet a group of students and teachers from the Cambodia-India Friendship School

Patil reaffirms cultural ties in Cambodia,announces aid
Wed, Sep 15, 2010

President Pratibha Patil on Tuesday was given a warm and colourful ceremonial welcome at the Royal Palace in Cambodia capital Phnom Penh by King Norodom Sihamoni.

A new gold rush?
Tue, Sep 14, 2010

Even tiny Laos figures in the resource scramble between India and China

In battle for natural resources,India Inc looks at Laos,appeals for govt help
Tue, Sep 14, 2010

A 45-MEMBER India business delegation from CII,FICCI and ASSOCHAM accompanying President Pratibha Patil on her state visit to Laos and Cambodia...

Dial M for Money
Sat, Sep 11, 2010

Sam Pitroda foresees a banking revolution in your cellphone

President: Enough space for both India,China to develop,grow
Fri, Sep 10, 2010

President Pratibha Patil embarked on a nine-day visit to Laos and Cambodia on Thursday,the second such visit by an Indian President after Dr Rajendra Prasad.

With 8 gizmos in a case,Nilekani sets out to give 1.2 bn people an identity
Mon, Aug 30, 2010

Packed into what look like two medium-sized suitcases are eight essentials — an iris scanner,a fingerprint machine,a camera,a laptop,a computer screen linked to the laptop,an Internet data card,a pen drive and a printer....

The Games we play
Thu, Aug 12, 2010

How the Commonwealth gives India and Indian sport unique opportunities....

The tragicomedy of the ’80s
Fri, Jul 30, 2010

‘Jaane Bhi Do Yaaro’ was a comic distillation of its times....

Point of departure
Tue, Jul 20, 2010

Indian Railways must be rid of the railway ministry....

Crouching Tiger,Hidden Dragon
Sat, Jul 17, 2010

Pranab Bardhan challenges much of the celebratory literature on the economic rise of China and India....

And the bandh plays on
Wed, Jul 07, 2010

Politicians must ask inconvenient questions,not inconvenience the people...

Home’s Odyssey
Sat, Jul 03, 2010

Among all the books written about the fate of the free market in the aftermath of the global financial crisis,Ian Bremmer’s The End of the Free Market...

Another spectrum
Mon, Jun 28, 2010

India has for some time now had a unique opportunity to build a bridge between its remarkably successful telecom revolution and relatively dismal banking evolution...

That side of the bridge
Tue, Jun 15, 2010

Turkey’s capacity to play honest broker in the Middle East is under-estimated...

Joint declaration skips Israel attack,chairman’s statement condemns it
Thu, Jun 10, 2010

The third summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) concluded in Istanbul...

India slams Israeli attack on Gaza aid flotilla
Wed, Jun 09, 2010

India made a strong intervention on Israel and Gaza,issues that completely dominated the third summit meeting of the CICA.

Will discuss more CBMs: Qureshi
Tue, Jun 08, 2010

Admitting there was “trust deficit on both sides”,Pakistan Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi has made a strong pitch for sustained progress...

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