The writer is chairman, Asia Pacific, Boston Consulting Group. Views are personal.
Electric vehicles can reduce urban pollution significantly. India needs to offer monetary incentives and other subsidies to manufacturers.
An increasingly specialised, complex and changing world demands a more effective bureaucracy
Despite the spectre of a Trump presidency on the world economy, tapping emerging markets can mean big bucks for global business
Clean up the sector, create five large, structurally unconstrained government-promoted banks.
Rupee, Sensex volatility impedes business planning. India needs a stabilisation sovereign wealth fund.
The choice of persons who sit on the Monetary Policy Committee will be critical — we need a debate on that.
Older multilateral institutions must adjust to new world order, or see more AIIBs, BRICS banks emerge.
The strong initial leadership of Nehru and Patel helped strengthen the five institutions that built India.
Some lessons from the process of passport renewal and police verification.
Ten ways to ease the log jam in the system, across sectors
We need measures to evaluate how transparent and fair our investigative agencies are.
Why arguments against issuing bank licences to industrial houses dont hold
Weaker rupee is just a mirror. We must use it to provide a fillip to reforms
S&P is downbeat on India,but rating agencies must reset their models to understand emerging economies
Writer-scholar Rana Safvi says it is imperative for Delhi to hold on to its cosmopolitan culture. Her latest book "The Forgotten Cities of Delhi" emerges at a time when there is a brazen attempt to re-write Indian history with demonisation of the Mughals.