The writer, a former Rajya Sabha MP from the JD(U), is a member of the BJP.
Shaibal Gupta was trying to understand the state with the most untapped growth potential in the country — rich in water, human resources, agricultural possibilities and several prospects of diversifying its economy.
Isher will be sorely missed. In multiple ways, she has lived up to every expectation she had of herself of not being described as Mrs Finance Secretary.
We are on the edge of one of the greatest economic upheavals that the world has seen in recent memory, as COVID-19 and our efforts to halt the pandemic have accelerated existing trends to the point of discomfort and exposed hidden vulnerabilities.
Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s economic policies often faced resistance from his party. With wit and sagacity, he resolved many a contradiction.
TSR could be creative without breaking rules of the game, disturbing equilibrium
By unearthing black money, demonetisation has widened the government’s revenue base, giving it more resources for welfare projects.
Financial rectitude and development focus are the USP of both Narendra Modi and Nitish Kumar. They have work to do together
Nitish Kumar joining hands with the BJP is very good as the party consolidates its position in a part of the country in which it hasn’t done well recently… this is a huge plus for the BJP in enlarging its reach in the East India circuit-board
For the Niti Aayog’s initiative to be an improvement on the Five Year Plan, pragmatic moves, such as delinking planning from finance, will be required.
Economic disparity among and within regions is on the rise. This growing divergence needs policy intervention
Efforts at Centre-state cooperation are visible. They need to be strengthened.
Controversy over Bihar special package is needless. It is a determined push to improve outcomes.
It is an instrument that has outlived its relevance and utility.
Historically,Bihar has protested against the persistent neglect by banks.
Just days ago, he claimed he would like to be known as one who could win an election purely on the development plank.
In India,the CAG is only an ex-post auditor,not an investigating agency. It needs to be strengthened further.
We cannot afford to hasten slowly on a food security law.
Land is going to be a looming problem as our economy matures. Here are five considerations that should guide acquisition policy
The UPAs renewed commitment to disinvestment is significant but it must be bold....
One of the major issues engaging our policy makers is the forthcoming Copenhagen meeting on global warming and climate change.
The year 2007 will gladden the hearts of economic policy makers.
Less than four days before elections close in Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi made his first direct reference to the massacres of 2002...
Dictators are not born. They are elected and they become dictatorial. Hitler is the classic example of this style.
Both the President and PM clearly believe the need for sustained bipartisan support to address our major developmental challenges.
This has been an eventful week. Lalu Prasad Yadav surprised his critics by presenting a reformist Railway Budget. The Economic Survey gave a...