Monday, February 19, 2018

Demonetisation: How to reduce costs and make it worthwhile

The current demonetisation will have a one-time effect and may, as part of other moves, discourage tax evasion, and speed up the shift to...

Getting Ready for the BIG Idea

Last week two news originating from two unique parts of the world, garnered significant interest. While Finland and the Netherlands are about to pilot the...

Laying the BRICS for a Multi-polar Future

When the world was still moving cautiously ahead into the new millennium, economist Jim O’Neill of Goldman Sachs, predicted the rise of Brazil, Russia,...

The Politics of Demonetisation

Politics is the most dynamic activity in a democracy and for the last seven decades we have experienced almost every aspect of it in...

Financial sustenance an uphill task for Indian discoms

With an installed capacity of 303, 083 MW, the Indian electricity sector is the fifth largest in the world and one of the most...

The Missing Pieces in Modi’s #MakeInIndia Dream

It has been two years since the Modi Government came to power. With promises of #TransformingIndia, the government initiated a number of eye catching...

Fiscal Stimulus or Fiscal Discipline?

The Union Budget 2017–18 is unique in many ways. It will be the first budget after the unprecedented demonetisation and will be presented on...

Industries should respond positively to demonetisation

Ever since the  Government of India announced demonetization of Rs.500 and Rs.1000 notes, there have been heated debate and discussions all over India about...

Modi’s biggest gamble yet: The politics of demonetisation

While reading the plethora of economic commentary around the demonetisation exercise, it is worth keeping in mind that it is first and foremost a...

Apathy by Rationing Ration Cards

As expected, there is long queue of person outside taluk supply offices for commissions and omissions in the new batch of ration cards getting...

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